Affordable Care Act Position Paper

Individuals and organizations often choose to take a stance on certain policy issues that are relevant to their field or organization. To move beyond simply having an opinion, this stance can be drafted in the form of a position statement or paper. Position statements utilize facts, evidence, and research to support them.

You are expected to draft a position statement informed by what you learned from your research on whether the Affordable Care Act is an effective mechanism for reducing the burden of uncompensated care.

Review the document at the link below on how to set up a position paper, including a general outline. Use this to guide your drafting of your paper.

Your paper should specifically address whether the Affordable Care Act is an effective mechanism for reducing the burden of uncompensated care.

Xavier University Library. (2014). How to write a position paper. Retrieved from http://www.xavier.edu/library/students/documents/position_paper.pdf

SLP Assignment Expectations

  1. Limit your response to no more than 1 page, single-spaced.
  2. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your analysis.
  3. Support your paper with a minimum of 3 reliable sources. At least 2 of these should be peer-reviewed articles. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals: http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php

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