SaintHCM590 module 4 midterm and 5 assignment

| September 29, 2018

HCM 590 Midterm
Examination

and Presentation Instructions
For the HCM 590 midterm, you will prepare and
submit a narrated PowerPoint presentation detailing your Medicare reform
recommendations. Please prepare a 30-slide PowerPoint presentation with self-running
embedded narration according to the following outline:
·
Title slide (1
slide)
·
Medicare Reform
Actions Favored (15 slides)
·
Medicare Reform
Ideas Opposed (10 slides)
·
Conclusion (2
slides)
·
References Cited
(2 slides)
The
running time of the recorded presentation should be about 30 minutes.
Therefore, you have about one minute per slide to explain the Medicare reform
options you favor (15 slides) and oppose (10 slides).
In addition to assigned Module 1-4 readings, recommended references include:
·
Kaiser
Family Foundation. (2013). Policy Options to Sustain Medicare for the Future.
Retrieved from http://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/8402.pdf

·
AARP
Public Policy Institute. (2012). Perspectives: Options for Reforming Medicare.
Retrieved from http://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/research/public_policy_institute/health
/compilation-of-options-medicare-AARP-ppi-health.pdf
·
Weissert,
W. & Weissert, C. (2012). Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy.
4th ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
·
Plus recently
published resources retrieved through your own research.
Categories of Medicare reform options include (but are not limited
to) such areas as:

·

Beneficiary Cost Sharing

·

Medicare Advantage Plans

·

Beneficiary Premiums

·

Medicare Program Structure

·

Delivery System Reform

·

Patient Engagement

·

Eligibility Age

·

Prescription Drug Coverage

·

High-Need Beneficiaries

·

Provider Payments

Note: the above ten areas were extracted from
“Policy Options to Sustain Medicare for the Future” (Kaiser Family Foundation,
2013). Your views on additional Medicare

reform issues discussed in the module pages
(e.g., a premium support approach) should also be included in the Midterm
presentation.
Recording Assistance:
To record narration for a slide in your
presentation using, for example, PowerPoint 2007:
·
Go to the third
slide
·
Click on “Slide
Show”
·
Click on “Record
Narration”
·
Click “OK”
·
Click “Current
Slide”
·

·
Hit “escape”
·
Click “Save”
Many websites provide additional instructions
for embedding narration into a PowerPoint presentation, for example:
·
Microsoft.
(2013). Add narration to a presentation. Retrieved from http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/add-narration-to-a-presentation-HA001230306.aspx

·
For
Dummies. (2013). How to Record a Narration in PowerPoint 2007. Retrieved from http://www.dummies.com/about-for-dummies.html
The Midterm
presentation is due no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday at the end of Module 4.
The presentation is to be submitted to the Midterm Dropbox.Module 5Policy Critique Paper: “Medicaid Expansion and Dual Eligible Policy in My Home State”The
paper should be approximately 1,500 words in length (excluding the list
of references cited at the end) and incorporate the Saint Leo
University core value of community.Please upload your
assignment to the Policy Critique Dropboxno later than Sunday 11:59 PM
EST/EDT. (This Dropbox basket is linked to Turnitin.)

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