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Compare and discuss the two basic categories of health policies. Give an example of federal or state legislation that reflect each category

Discuss the impact of federal and state legislation on health related issues.

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Discuss the impact of health policies on health services in terms of the money, human resources, and technology used to produce these services. Your answer should include a discussion on each of the three areas?Word count; 150

Who are the demanders and suppliers in health policies? Describe what motivates each in a political marketplace.Word count; 150 words

Your Opinion and Observations

When you are ready, respond to the prompts below.

Is influence in Public Policy environments a matter of power and focus? Why or why not

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Discuss the necessity of rulemaking and the role that interest groups play in it. Discuss the necessity of analysis in the rulemaking process in healthcare  Assess general tools and frameworks used in policy analysis within healthcare. Word count; 150 words

Discuss the role of policy analysis in policy modification. Include a description of a federal agency that supports policymaking through policy analysis. Word count; 150 words

Research a current health policy of your choice and discuss why you find it relevant to you personally and the population. You may also discuss any changes you would make to the policy. Please provide justification for the change. Word count; 150 words

Case Study Religious Prayer

You have recently hired a new employee who is skilled and experienced and has a Muslim background. He has requested he be granted time to conduct his prayer duty which is 5 times a day and a place to do it.

Current policy allows employees 2 fifteen minute breaks (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) and a 30 minute lunch period. Your company also recognizes Easter, Hanukkah, and Christmas as holidays.

What should you do, given current practices and policy that will not precipitate problems with the remaining staff? Word count; 150 words

What have you learned that clarifies the positions and tools used by the various stakeholder groups to impact health care reform legislation? Word count; 150 words

What have you learned that clarifies the process of policymaking on health related topics? Is there anything that you would change? Word count; 150 words