Choose a health policy issue in your workplace or community that is related to health care cost, quality, or access, and then discuss the following questions:
What are the principal features of U.S. health policy, and what are the various stages in the policy cycle?
What is the role of public opinion in policy making?
What strategies and tools can be employed by various stakeholder groups?
What is the relationship between states and the federal government in policy making?
What has been the impact of presidential leadership on health policies?
How and why have health reform proposals been unsuccessful in the past?