discussion not essay public health
Discuss the role of public opinion in US healthcare policy making. How did opinions from constituents, public sector, and private sector impact the policy making process? Discuss the similarities and differences between the Massachusetts healthcare reform law and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. How did public opinion positively or negatively impact the development of each policy? What is the relationship between the state and federal government in policy making? How is the balance of power between the two weighed? Explain checks and balances when it comes to policy making.