Unit 1 Assignment: Analysis Paper – Cost Containment Analysis Instructions: Ment

Unit 1 Assignment: Analysis Paper – Cost Containment Analysis
Instructions:
Mental/Behavioral Health
Provide a written review with 5-6 peer-reviewed publications from within the last five years, based on two to three of the drafted or current legislation or regulations for healthcare cost containment in unit 1. Include the following:
A review of the nursing perspective from a unit in a nursing organization and healthcare reporting from your professional practice.
Close with a summary of your findings and your perspective on the nurse leaders’ role of cost containment.
Support statements and assessments with professional literature.
Written paper, 12-point font, APA format with 6-page limit (not including title page or references).
Assignment Resources:
National Conference of State Legislatures: http://www.ncsl.org/documents/health/introandbriefscc-16.pdf (Links to an external site.)
US Healthcare Reform: Cost Containment and Improvement in Quality: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2533695 (Links to an external site.)
Point Value: 240 Points
This assignment covers material covered in unit 1.
Rubric
NU 650 Standard Master Paper Rubric 1
NU 650 Standard Master Paper Rubric 1
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTopic
NU650-CO1; NU650-CO7
30 pts
Level 5
Identifies a creative, focused, and manageable topic that addresses potentially significant aspects of the topic.
24 pts
Level 4
Identifies a creative, focused, and manageable topic that addresses important and notable aspects of the topic.
18 pts
Level 3
Identifies a focused and manageable/doable topic that appropriately addresses relevant aspects of the topic.
12 pts
Level 2
Identifies a topic that while manageable/doable, is too narrowly focused and leaves out relevant aspects of the topic.
6 pts
Level 1
Identifies a topic that is far too general and wide-ranging as to be manageable and doable.
0 pts
Level 0
Does not clearly identify a topic that is relative to the assignment.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeExisting Knowledge, Research, and/or Views
NU650-CO1; NU650-CO7
30 pts
Level 5
Synthesizes in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view/approaches.
24 pts
Level 4
Examines in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view/approaches.
18 pts
Level 3
Explains in-depth information from relevant sources representing various points of view/approaches.
12 pts
Level 2
Relates information from relevant sources representing limited points of view/approaches.
6 pts
Level 1
Relates information from irrelevant sources representing limited points of view/ approaches.
0 pts
Level 0
Information is irrelevant to the topic. No clear point of view/approaches.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDesign Process
30 pts
Level 5
All elements of the methodology or theoretical framework are skillfully developed. Appropriate methodology or theoretical frameworks may be synthesized from across disciplines or from relevant sub-disciplines.
24 pts
Level 4
Most critical elements of the methodology or theoretical framework are appropriately developed. Appropriate methodology or theoretical frameworks may be analyzed from across disciplines or from relevant sub-disciplines.
18 pts
Level 3
Some critical elements of the methodology or theoretical framework are appropriately developed, however, more subtle elements are ignored or unaccounted for.
12 pts
Level 2
Critical elements of the methodology or theoretical framework are missing, incorrectly developed, or unfocused.
6 pts
Level 1
Inquiry design demonstrates a misunderstanding of the methodology or theoretical framework.
0 pts
Level 0
The design of the paper is not based upon a clear methodology or framework.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis
NU650-CO1; NU650-CO7
30 pts
Level 5
Organizes and synthesizes evidence to reveal insightful patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus.
24 pts
Level 4
Organizes and analyzes evidence to reveal insightful patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus.
18 pts
Level 3
Organizes evidence to reveal important patterns, differences, or similarities related to focus.
12 pts
Level 2
Organizes evidence, but the organization is not effective in revealing important patterns, differences, or similarities.
6 pts
Level 1
Describes evidence, but it is not organized and/or is unrelated to focus.
0 pts
Level 0
Lists evidence, but it is not organized and/or is unrelated to focus.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusion
30 pts
Level 5
States a conclusion that is a logical extrapolation from the inquiry findings.
24 pts
Level 4
States a conclusion that is a logical interpretation of the inquiry findings.
18 pts
Level 3
States a conclusion focused solely on the inquiry findings. The conclusion arises specifically from and responds specifically to the inquiry findings.
12 pts
Level 2
States a general conclusion that, because it is so general, also applies beyond the scope of the inquiry findings.
6 pts
Level 1
States an ambiguous or unsupportable conclusion from inquiry findings.
0 pts
Level 0
States an illogical conclusion from inquiry findings.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLimitations and Implications
30 pts
Level 5
Insightfully discusses in detail relevant and supported limitations and implications.
24 pts
Level 4
Examines relevant and supported limitations and implications.
18 pts
Level 3
Discusses relevant and supported limitations and implications.
12 pts
Level 2
Presents relevant and supported limitations and implications.
6 pts
Level 1
Presents limitations and implications, but they are unsupported.
0 pts
Level 0
Presents limitations and implications, but they are irrelevant.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting
30 pts
Level 5
The paper exhibits a superior command of written English language conventions. The paper has no errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling.
24 pts
Level 4
The paper exhibits a strong command of written English language conventions. The paper has no errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impair the flow of communication.
18 pts
Level 3
The paper exhibits a command of written English language conventions. The paper has minor errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impact the flow of communication.
12 pts
Level 2
The paper exhibits a limited command of written English language conventions. The paper has frequent errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that impede the flow of communication.
6 pts
Level 1
The paper exhibits little command of written English language conventions. The paper has errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that cause the reader to stop and reread parts of the writing to discern meaning.
0 pts
Level 0
The paper does not demonstrate command of written English language conventions. The paper has multiple errors in mechanics, grammar, or spelling that cause the reader difficulty discerning the meaning.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA
PRICE-I
30 pts
Level 5
The required APA elements are all included with correct formatting, including in-text citations and references.
24 pts
Level 4
The required APA elements are all included with minor formatting errors, including in-text citations and references.
18 pts
Level 3
The required APA elements are all included with multiple formatting errors, including in-text citations and references.
12 pts
Level 2
The required APA elements are not all included and/or there are major formatting errors, including in-text citations and references.
6 pts
Level 1
Several APA elements are missing. The errors in formatting demonstrate a limited understanding of APA guidelines, in-text-citations, and references.
0 pts
Level 0
There is little to no evidence of APA formatting and/or there are no in-text citations and/or references.
30 pts

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