Public Health Law Assignment
Prepare a two page (Level 2 writing guidelines) paper with a minimum of three scholarly references. Select
ONE piece of federal legislation that has influenced public health. Some examples you might choose could be
Social Security Act and Amendments, Public Health Services Act and Amendments, HIPAA, Patient Protection
and Affordable Care Act, etc.
Describe the purpose of the law, the impact of the law and what populations most benefit from this legislation.
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Include the term Law and your First Name when saving your file. Example: Law_David.docx
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Points Possible: 30
25 points content including one piece of federal legislation describing its purpose, impact and how the
population benefits from this legislation.
5 points for use of writing guidelines