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Is this specific public policy a federal, state, or local public policy? My pick for this discussion is Health care policy and it is a federal and state public policy implemented for the public’s health and well-being. Why does this public policy interest you? This policy interests me because I have been in the medical field and believe that all knowledge about healthcare policies are important and beneficial. This is very important because it affects everyone in one way or another. Why is this public policy important to you? This policy is important to me because if we did not have a health care policy then we would not know about things like the flu, coronavirus, and other medical related diseases. If we do not know about the organizations associated with the health care policy, then we would not know about preventative care and how to navigate new diseases that are on the rise. How did voter engagement affect this public policy? There are many political factors surrounding health policy. Money and lobbyist are one of the frustrating factors in healthcare. I believe it does not seem to be a factor when big pharmaceutical companies work to ensure profit and survival. President Obama's Affordable Health Act has made healthcare accessible

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