Criterion 1: Trend in Costs for Treating Diseases and/or Conditions
? Describes the trend in costs for treating at least three separate diseases or conditions.
? Disease or condition is accurately supported by resources.
Criterion 2: Examines the burden of health care costs on businesses and governments and the extent to which Americans can afford needed care.
Criterion 3: Analyzes trends in the efficiency of care delivery and the competitiveness of the delivery system while keeping costs down.
Criterion 4: Writing Requirements
All of the following elements are met:
? Displays college-level writing in Standard English free of spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.
? Minimal in-text citation errors such as a missing page number or a misplaced date may occur.
? Minimal paper formatting errors such as a misplaced margin may occur.
? Quotation marks and citations make authorship clear.
? Assignment is 3-4 pages in length not including the title page and reference page.
Criterion 5: Must include at least four academic references with in-text citations.
? Includes four academic references from multiple outside sources and/or course materials as required.