Examine the changes made to reform or restructure the health-care delivery system in the United States. Discuss reform and restructuring actions, as well as the role of the nurse in this changing environment, in a 1,000-1,250 word paper.

Include the following items:

Outline a current or emerging health care law or federal regulation that has been introduced to reform or restructure a component of the health care delivery system. Describe the impact on nursing practice as well as the nurse’s role and responsibilities.
Discuss the impact of quality measures and pay for performance on patient outcomes. Explain how these affect nursing practice and describe the nursing role’s expectations and responsibilities in these situations.
Discuss emerging professional nursing leadership and management roles and how they are important in responding to emerging trends and promoting patient safety and quality care in a variety of health care settings.
Investigate new trends. Predict two ways in which nursing practice and nursing roles will grow or transform over the next five years in response to upcoming trends or issues in health care.
To complete this assignment, you must cite a minimum of three sources. Sources must have been published within the last 5 years, be relevant to nursing practice, and be appropriate for the assignment criteria.

Prepare this assignment in accordance with the APA Style Guide, which can be found in the Student Success Center. There is no need for an abstract.