HP609 2021 March Week 6 Discussion Latest
HP609 Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives
Week 6 Discussion
Pharmaceuticals and Behavioral Health
Select one topic below to write about in your initial post. Please make it clearly which topic you chose to write about in your initial post. Write 500 to 750 words related to:
Pharmaceuticals: What two public policies have been recently proposed or adopted to support proper access to medications for all consumers, fair pricing, and reasonable regulation of new drugs coming to market? Who are the private and public stakeholders? Name some organizations advocating for policy changes.
Behavioral Health: What two public policies have been recently proposed or adopted to improve access to behavioral health services and treatment? Who are the private and public stakeholders? Name some organizations pushing for policy changes.
Cite additional sources beyond the Learning Materials for this week.
Reply to at least two of your classmates. In your reply posts, each reply should be on a topic different from the one you chose to write about. Each reply should be 200 to 400 words. You should cite at least one to two sources that add new information in response to your classmate’s post.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.