Health Policy

•What is the history of the health policy issue?
•Why is this an important issue in U.S. health policy?
•Is there any past or current legislation or voter initiative(s) regarding this health policy issue? (There does not need to be current legislation being considered, you might be suggesting a legislative action or recommending further attention to this issue by legislators).
•If legislation is identified, when was it first introduced or considered and in which part of government?
•Who sponsored the legislation? Why?
•What is the sponsor’s history with this issue?
•What changes were made in the legislation prior to passage or what is the current status of the legislation?

•What individual or special-interest groups/stakeholders are concerned with this health policy issue and what is their interest?
•If there is relevant legislation which groups support or oppose? (This may be in addition to legislation described above.)

•What policies have been proposed to address this issue?
•What is the potential or actual effect of any proposed legislation?
•Who has been helped (or might be in the future) by the legislation or health policy change?

•What are the costs related to this health policy issue?
•What are financial implications of legislation/health policy changes?




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