Readmissions Reduction Program
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Hospital Readmissions Reduction ProgramLinks to an external site.. Research its effect in your state of residence. In a 3-4 page paper, discuss the program including its goals and intent, and analyze the most recent data and its effect on readmissions in your state. Analyze the key factors that may have caused the effect, whether positive or negative.
- Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA styleLinks to an external site. as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft WordLinks to an external site. resource.
- Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic VoiceLinks to an external site. resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
- For assistance on writing Introductions & ConclusionsLinks to an external site. and Writing a Thesis StatementLinks to an external site., refer to the Writing Center resources.
- Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your PaperLinks to an external site. guide.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References ListLinks to an external site. resource in the Writing Center for specifications.
Carefully review the Grading RubricLinks to an external site. for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.