week 3 discussion - Discuss rulemaking Include the role of interest groups in rulemaking in your response In youropinion,,andifso,why The implementation

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Discuss rulemaking. Include the role of interest groups in rulemaking in your response?   In  your opinion, does the rulemaking process add to the complexity of healthcare policy, and if so, why? The implementation phase of policy formation begins with rulemaking. Through the rulemaking process the government is able to draft new bills along with amending new ones. Rulemaking is a lengthy and timely process which allows implementation process to flow smoothly. Laws are typically formulated in the legislative branch and implemented through the Executive branch (Longest 2010 pg.114). When a new bill or proposal is made to amend an existing law interest groups must have the opportunity to review any proposals. It is at this point where interest groups play a major role in implementation. At least one interest group is affected by a policy because regulations are implemented and intended to control the actions of the individual
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Unformatted text preview: organizations. When a public health law is implemented and affects the interest groups representing individuals and organizations they take up an tnterest to influence the rules in their favor. Interest groups utilize lobbying, elections and litigations to shape opinions influencing the rulemaking process. The success of interest groups depends on the resources available to them (money and members). Interest groups with a large number of members have the financial ability and the size to influence rulemaking showing not just one voice but many. An interest groups ability to affect the rulemaking process is its ability to convince government officials in their favor. Interest groups influence government officials either by financial compensation or utilizing the large number of members. Longest, B.B. Jr. (2010). Health policymaking in the United States (5 th Ed.). Chicago: Health Administration press....
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