Legal Foundations Of Health Care
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was created on April 11, 1953 and is responsible for national health and human services policy objectives that strengthen the public health and welfare of the American people. Three departments within the DHHS are Medicare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration.
In a two-page paper, including an engaging introduction, complete the following tasks:
1. Give an overview of the purpose of each of these three organizations and why they are important.
2. Give an example of a scenario where each impacts the welfare of the American people.
3. Discuss one instance where the law has evolved to address the needs of the population.
You are highly encouraged to use real-life examples to help prove your points.
Use at least three references in your essay, one of which must be from the CSU Online Library. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this essay, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.