This document of HCS 490 Week 5 Government Regulatory Agencies Presentation comprises:
Resource: Government Regulatory Agencies and Impact on Consumer Choices Presentation grading criteria located on the student website.
Health care consumers and providers have access to a variety of health care products and services, which may be a benefit and a challenge. Governmental oversight of health care products and services exists and may affect the type and quality of products and services to which health care consumers have access. Health care products and services are regulated by a variety of governmental agencies, such as the following:
The Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising, and Communications (DDMAC)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Identify one governmental agency and one health care product category or service that is regulated or overseen by this agency.
Explore the agencies in the government links in the Health Care Web Links section on the student website.