Health care Public policy
Co-pays ($/visit), Duductible (Pre-pay), Coinsurance (%paid); life maximum
Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act
Public Policy can be understood as a governments response to its nations most pertinent
problems. The response is usually in the form of a new plan, law reform, action or a combination
of the three. Public policies are set in motion to solve issues within
Evaluation- self evaluation are typically are not accurate
Multiple evaluations to figure out whether the programs are working or not.
Evaluations must be done - takes money and work
1.figure out what the goal is of the policy
Public Policy Process theories
1. Institutional Theory
a. involves the executive, legislative, and the judicial branches
b. the policy is authoritatively determined, implemented, and enforced by the institutions.
c. this theory basically follows the lette