Nova Southeastern University Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing 1 NUR

Nova Southeastern University
Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing 1
NUR 4030: The Business of Healthcare
Activities and Assignments
Summer 2022
Assignment 3 : Controlling Cost for Nursing Practice (20 points)
For this assignment, students will discuss fiscal planning and cost containment financial factors that pertain to today’s professional nursing roles in leadership.
Assignment Criteria:
Develop a scholarly paper that addresses the following criteria:
Discuss the budgetary process
Types of budgets
Budgeting measures
Discuss health-care reimbursement
Medicare and Medicaid
Prospective payment systems
Managed care
Include cost containment and the role of the nurse
Balancing cost and quality of care
Discuss Health-Care Reform and the Affordable Care Act
Bundled payments
Hospital Value-Based Purchasing
Health Insurance Marketplaces
The scholarly paper should
4 to 6 pages, excluding the title and reference page.
Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion.
Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper.
Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our is not used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used.
Include a minimum of three (2) peer-reviewed scholarly journal references to support the paper (review in Ulrich Periodical Directory) and be less than five (5) years old.
APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).
Submit the assignment to Turnitin prior to the final submission, review the originality report, and make any needed changes
Assignment 3 : Controlling Cost for Nursing Practice (20 points)
Assignment Criteria
6 points
3 points
1 point
0 points
All topics/criteria addressed, and all questions fully answered.
All topics/criteria addressed, and most questions fully answered.
All topics/criteria addressed, and most questions partially answered.
One or more topics/criteria not addressed or completely answered.
Quality/Accuracy of Information
5 points
3 points
1 point
0 point
Information clearly relates to the main topic/criteria. It includes several supporting details and/or examples.
Information clearly relates to the main topic/criteria. It provides supporting details and/or examples.
Information clearly relates to the main topic/criteria. A few details and/or examples are given.
Information has little or nothing to do with the main topic/criteria.
Organization
5 points
3 points
1 point
0 point
Information is very organized with well-constructed paragraphs and levels of heading.
Information organized with well-constructed paragraphs and levels of heading.
There is an attempt at organization, but errors exist. No levels of heading.
The information or overall structure appears disorganized.
Sources
4 points
3 points
1 point
0 point
All references are from a relevant professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal, within a 5-year timeframe, or a classic/ historical source.
Most references are from a relevant professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal, within a 5-year timeframe or a classic/historical source.
Some references are from non-peer-reviewed scholarly sources or older than 5 years.
Most references are from non-peer-reviewed scholarly sources or older than 5 years.
Earned Points
Up to 10% of the assigned points (total points of assignment) can be deducted from the earned points for errors in APA style [title page, introduction, purpose statement, level heading, conclusion, references, citations, and format], spelling, and/or grammar.
Final Total
5.2.19 T.D.O.