This is the third of three (3) written assignments that uses the fictitious Middleboro and Hillsboro County to define, address problems and issues and plan to enhance access, quality, and lower costs.
Hillsboro County Health Department is a municipal department in the Hillsboro County government and it receives all of its funding from county state and federal grants. The Affordable Care Act includes a number of requirements and funding to expand public health departments to also enhance access, quality and lower costs of healthcare services.
In an informative essay present an analysis of the ACA’s major enhancements to public health departments. Also present an analysis of Hillsboro County Health Department operational and financial issues identified in the Case and then develop a set of goals and objectives to address the issues. Finally, include a set of recommendations that would address the department’s issues and be able to respond to its obligations under the ACA. In this paper you must be careful to state only the facts about the environment using data and information available in Middleboro Casebook Case #8. It should be at 3 pages long, not including cover page and reference page and there should be at least four outside resources, two of which are .gov resources.