In this first assignment, you will select a consumer challenge related to equity, access, affordability, and/or social justice in health care, and you will analyze how existing policies address this challenge. Completion of this assignment will demonstrate your achievement of the following course outcome:
· 6. analyze the impact of sociocultural, economic, and environmental influences on health care policies to understand consumer challenges related to equity, access, affordability, and social justice in health care
2. In a 3–4-page paper (not including cover page or reference list), complete the following:
a. Identify the problem, noting its relationship to equity, access, affordability, and/or social justice in health care.
b. Describe the population most affected by this problem, noting whether this is a vulnerable population.
c. Describe health care and health disparities that may be related to this problem and population.
d. Summarize legislation and/or political activities that relate to the identified problem.
e. Analyze the effect that this legislation has had on the consumer challenge.
f. Uses APA style for your citations and references.