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HPA301 Quiz 1 Chapters 1, 2 & 3 1. Public policy making can be considered to be a set of processes, including 4 steps which are: Setting the agenda The specification of alternatives from which a choice is to be made An authoritative choice among those specified alternatives, as in a legislative vote or a presidential decision The implementation of the decision 2. In the early 1970s, people in the Nixon Administration were concerned about The dramatically rising cost of medical care 3. Paul Ellwood, head of Minneapolis based policy group proposed a federal assistance program called Health Maintenance organizations (HMOs) 4. True or False. Medicare and Medicaid, health insurance targeted toward the elderly and the poor, were passed in the 1960s. True 5. Who are the three components of “the administration”? The president himself The staff in the Executive office that is responsible to the president
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  • Fall '09
  • Government, President of the United States, Federal government of the United States, Public Policy Making, dramatically rising cost

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