Understanding the difference between federal, state, and local government levels of authority is extremely important. In Medicaid, for example, there are guidelines that define the eligibility process from the federal point of view. However, states have different ways of implementing Medicaid.
Research and describe a public health agency in your state and the role the agency plays in implementing public health programs within the community. How does this state agency differ from federal agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and Food and Drug Administration?
The case study must be a minimum of four pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages. You are required to use a minimum of two outside sources. All sources used, including the textbook, must be cited and referenced according to APA standards.
Assignment must be formatted using APA style, including in-text citations and references.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Public health financing [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/stltpublichealth/docs/finance/public_health_financing-6-17-13.pdf
Schneider, M.-J. (2017). Introduction to public health (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2015). Who is eligible for Medicaid? Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/answers/medicare-and-medicaid/who-is-eligible-for-medicaid/index.html
Vaeenma. (n.d.). Benefits of Affordable Care Act. Medicine, marketplace (ID 85630792) [Graphic]. Retrieved from https://www.dreamstime.com
Parmet, W. E. (2011). The individual mandate: Implications for public health law. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 39(3), 401–413. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=64501048&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Intelligence Squared US (Producer). (2008). Profit-healthcare conflict (Segment 9 of 27) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?auth=CAS&url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=273866&xtid=58294&loid=268245