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  • Authors: by Michael R. Meacham (Author)
  • File Size: 23 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 550 pages
  • Publisher: AUPHA/HAP Book; Seventh edition (December 12, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1640552111
  • ISBN-13: 978-1640552111

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  • Authors: by Michael R. Meacham (Author)
  • File Size: 23 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Paperback: 550 pages
  • Publisher: AUPHA/HAP Book; Seventh edition (December 12, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1640552111
  • ISBN-13: 978-1640552111

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DETAILED CONTENTS
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1 Health and Its Policymaking Context
Policy Snapshot: The Affordable Care Act: A Cauldron of Controversy
1. Health and Health Policy
Health Defined
Defining Health Policy
Forms of Health Policies
Categories of Health Policies
The Impact of Health Policy on Health Determinants and Health
Summary
2. The Context of Health Policymaking
Federal Government
State Government
Local Government
Governments at All Three Levels Make Health Policy
The Health Policy Market
Demanders and Suppliers of Health Policies
Interplay Among Demanders and Suppliers in Policy Markets
Summary
3. Federalism: The Changing Contexts of State and Federal  Health Policy
A Brief History of Federalism in the United States
Growth in the Federal Government’s Healthcare Role
Summary
Appendixes
1.1. Overview of the Affordable Care Act
1.2. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Summaries of Its Programs
1.3. Summaries of Selected Federal Legislation by Category
Part 2 Legislative Policymaking
Policy Snapshot: Legislative Cunning: The Birth of Medicare and Medicaid
4. The Overview of Health Policymaking
Conceptual Frameworks and Theories of Policymaking
A Core Model of the Public Policymaking Process
Formulation Phase
Implementation Phase
Modification Phase
Key Features of the Policymaking Process
Summary
5. Policy Formulation: Agenda Setting
Agenda Setting
Interest Group Involvement
The Influential Role of the President (or Governor or Mayor)
The Nature of the Health Policy Agenda
Summary
6. Policy Formulation: Development of Legislation
The Choreography of Legislation Development
Originating and Drafting Legislative Proposals
Introducing and Referring Proposed Legislation to Committees
From Committee to the President
Legislation Development for the Federal Budget
Legislation Development for State Budgets
From Formulation to Implementation
Summary
Appendixes
2.1. Types of Advocacy Groups
2.2. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Establishment Act
2.3. Statement of the American Hospital Association for the Committee on Energy and
Commerce Subcommittee on Health of the U.S. House of Representatives “Proposals to
Achieve Universal Health Care Coverage,” December 10, 2019
2.4. Conference Committees
2.5. Introduction to the Federal Budget Process
Part 3 Policy Implementation and Judicial Review
Policy Snapshot: Challenging Administrative Regulations: Another Example of Policymaking
Litigation
7. Policy Implementation
Policy Implementation: Roles of Each Branch
Designing Policy Implementation
Rulemaking
Operating
Evaluating
Summary
8. Role of the Judicial Branch in Health Policy and Policymaking
Structure of the Judicial Branch
Three Core Roles of the Courts
Courts Acting as Referees
Courts Acting as Interpreters
Courts Acting as Rights Enforcers
Summary
Appendixes
3.1. Typical Plan for Legislative Oversight
3.2. Some Mission-Critical Centers of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
3.3. Transparency in Coverage: A Proposed Rule
3.4. Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to
Put Patients First
3.5. Example of Public Response to Notice of a Federal Proposed Rule
3.6. Position Statement Promoting Interoperability of Patient Data
3.7. Position Statement on Interoperability of Patient Data: Concerns
3.8. The Role of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
3.9. Operation of Medicare Parts A and B
3.10. Example of Challenges Faced by the Office of Inspector General at Health and Human
Services
Part 4 Charting the Future
Policy Snapshot: Engaging the Future
9. Policy Modification
Policy Modification Versus Policy Initiation
Medicare: The Beginning
Incrementalism in Policymaking
The Mechanics of, and Preference for, Incrementalism
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Roles in Modification
Modification Through Policymaking Stages
Summary
10. Building Policy Competence for Health Professionals
Policy Competence Defined
Lobbying in the Federal Government
Working with State and Local Officials
The Ethics of Influencing Policymaking
Policy Competence for Health Professionals: Influencing Policymaking
Influencing Policy Formulation
Influencing Policy Implementation
Using Organizational Relationships to Increase Influence in Policymaking
Health Policy and Health-Related Organizations and Interest Groups
The Human Element in Influencing Public Policy Environments
Summary
Appendixes
4.1. Opening Statement: Hearing on “Where Have All the Patients Gone? Examining the
Psychiatric Bed Shortage”
4.2. Example of Modifications to Rules in Response to New Information and Operational
Changes
Postscript: The Coronavirus Pandemic: Executive Branch Policy Implementation and Ramifications
Index

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