02 Feb Infertility Treatment Policy/AdvocacyOption #1 Pol
Infertility Treatment Policy/AdvocacyOption #1 Policy and AdvocacyThis option entails describing policies governing the receipt and/or delivery of infertility treatment in your U.S. state of residence; identifying stakeholders weighing in on this issue; assessing demand for infertility treatment services among state residents; and characterizing access to these services in your state.Option One Task:What are the relative costs and benefits (to employers) of making infertility treatment available to their employees? Although you are not expected to conduct a full blown cost/benefit analysis, your response to this question should rely heavily upon the peer-reviewed literature reporting the findings of cost-benefit analyses on this issue. (NOTE: You need not base this particular discussion upon state-level information.) Please limit your response to 3 pages.SLP Assignment ExpectationsFor this assignment, you are to write a paper in which you respond to one of the aforementioned prompts. You are expected to consult and cite the relevant peer-reviewed literature on cost-benefit analysis and infertility treatment (Option #1) OR continuing medical education formats and their relative effectiveness (Option #2).LENGTH: 3 pages typed and double-spaced for Option #1The following items will be assessed in particular:1.PRECISION: Each of the questions of the assignment is specifically addressed in the paper.2.CLARITY: The paper reads clearly (i.e., it is not confusing) and is well-structured.3.BREADTH: The paper presents appropriate breadth covering the questions of the assignment.4.DEPTH: The paper presents points that lead to a deeper understanding of the matters and/or issues being discussed and integrates several points into coherent conclusions.5.APPLICATION: Your assignment reflects an application of concepts and principles covered in this course to policies governing infertility treatment or to clinical practice.Keep in mind that A papers are truly exceptional works that go beyond simply answering the questions.NOTE: Please be sure to provide citations of sources consulted in preparing your paper in the body of the actual document itself (i.e., in addition to furnishing a reference list). Remember, any statement that you make that is not common knowledge or that originates from your synthesis or interpretation of materials that you have read must have a citation associated with it. For guidelines on in-text citations, visit the following web site: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/If you cannot locate an article in one set of databases (i.e. EBSCO), try to locate it in ProQuest.The readings that follow provide a basic overview of advocacy efforts aimed at achieving health insurance coverage of infertility treatment and bring the disability rights discourse to this debate. Should infertility be viewed as a disability? Who should bear the cost of infertility treatment deemed to be medically necessary? These are questions that you will need to reflect upon as you review these texts.