Assignment: Healthcare Policy A 45-year-old female has requested a copy of her 8

Assignment: Healthcare Policy
A 45-year-old female has requested a copy of her 80-year-old father’s health record. She has presented POA and has a legal right to access his records. You provide a copy to the woman, but she has many questions regarding documentation of her father’s diagnosis. He has a Living Will but the daughter does not have the right to make medical decisions. He was admitted to the ICU last week from the skilled nursing facility. When discharged, he was transferred to a long-term care facility that is part of the same healthcare system.
Assignment Instructions
In a 4-page report:
Explain the continuum of healthcare delivery across systems and services. Use the case scenario to provide examples of the continuum of care in a healthcare system.
Evaluate the case and impact of policies on healthcare delivery.
Determine at least one (1) federal level, one (1) state level, and one (1) local level healthcare policy that may impact the case.
Interpret each policy, in relation to the case. (Explain how each policy is relevant to the case scenario) and justify your rationale for applicable policies.
Evaluate and discuss the impact of the patient’s age, relationship with the requestor, and POA for health record access.
Assess the impact of a Living Will and explain in detail why the daughter may/may not have the right to make medical decisions.
Evaluate how the policy affects national and global health delivery systems, both directly and indirectly.
Note: Your Turnitin Score SHOULD NOT be above 25%. Any paper with a score of 50% or higher WILL NOT be graded and may be submitted to the university for violation of the university’s academic honesty policy.
Assignment Instructions:
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