1.Briefly discuss your understanding of the purposes of the three major departments within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Three departments within the HHS are Medicare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration.
2. Give an everyday example of each department’s interaction with or service to a citizen.
3. Health care in the United States is complicated and influenced by the three branches of government: the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Of the three departments of HHS (Medicare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration), which do you think poses the greatest potential for risk of health care worker legal issues? Explain your rationale.