American Federalism in Practice: The Formulation and Implementation of Contemporary Health Policy

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Brookings Institution Press #ad - It also illustrates how contentious public policy is debated, formulated, and implemented in today's overheated political environment. Health care reform is perhaps the most divisive public policy issue facing the United States today. He tracks federal-state relations through the creation, and implementation of three of the most important health policy initiatives since the Great Society: the State Children's Health Insurance Program CHIP and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA, formulation, both passed by the U.

S. American federalism in Practice is an original and important contribution to our understanding of contemporary health policy. Congress, and the massachusetts health care reform program as it was developed and implemented under federal government waiver authority. Understanding federal-state interactions, the ways in which they vary, and the reasons for such variation is essential to grasping the ultimate impact of federalism on programs and policy.

American Federalism in Practice: The Formulation and Implementation of Contemporary Health Policy #ad - He applies lessons learned from these cases to implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Health policymaking is entangled in a complex web of shared, overlapping, and/or competing power relationships among different levels of government, " the author notes. Michael doonan provides a unique perspective on health policy in explaining how intergovernmental relations shape public policy.

. Doonan reveals how federalism can shift as the sausage of public policy is made while providing a new framework for comprehending one of the most polarizing debates of our time.

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Federalism and the Making of America

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Routledge #ad - New to the second edition Emphasizes that federalism is a battleground that shapes every life inAmerica.    . Includes chapter-opening vignettes that deal with contemporary cases and policy challenges. In the second edition of this nuanced and comprehensive text, and that a deep understanding of American government, political processes, David Brian Robertson shows that past choices shape present circumstances, public policy, and society requires an understanding of the key steps in federalism’s evolution in American history.

Some of the most spectacular political conflicts in american history have been fought on the battlefield of federalism, and responses to the problems of race, poverty, pollution, including states’ rights to leave the union, government power to regulate business, abortion, and gay rights. Extensively revised and updated, gay rights, fracking, the minimum wage, climate change, Obamacare, including new coverage of recent controversies like Ferguson, voter identification, immigration, political polarization, and marijuana legalization.

Federalism and the Making of America #ad - Though americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism―the division of government authority between the national government and the states―affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. Brings together the newest developments in history, political science, law, and related disciplines to show how federalism influences government and politics today.

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American Intergovernmental Relations: Foundations, Perspectives, and Issues

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CQ Press #ad - As always, each essay is judiciously edited and substantial part introductions further contextualize each essay′s contribution to make American Intergovernmental Relations an accessible and invaluable text, as well as an engaging read. Laurence J. O′toole and Robert K. To the general structure that has made American Intergovernmental Relations so enduring, the editors have added a new section that incorporates the importance of law and courts to intergovernmental relations.

This new section explicitly grounds the study of intergovernmental relations to foundational Constitutional text and the dynamic role of the Supreme Court in interpreting constitutional powers. Christensen have also added new selections that cover society′s current and most pressing intergovernmental policy issues, immigration, including health care, and the evolving and controversial issue of medical marijuana.

American Intergovernmental Relations: Foundations, Perspectives, and Issues #ad - With the addition of brand new co-editor, Robert Christensen, this trusted reader is back in a fresh and insightful fifth edition.

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The Business of Healthcare Innovation, 2nd Edition

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Specific topics include market structure and competition, contract negotiations with buyers, pricing, alliances versus mergers, the economics and rationale of product development, sales and marketing, business strategies and prospects for growth. It provides a thorough overview and introduction to the innovative sectors fueling improvements in healthcare: pharmaceuticals, platform technology, biotechnology, medical devices and information technology.

For each sector, the book examines the basis and trends in scientific innovation, the business and revenue models pursued to commercialize that innovation, the regulatory constraints within which each sector must operate and the growing issues posed by more activist payers and consumers. Written by professors of the wharton School and industry executives, the book shows why healthcare sectors are such an important source of growth in any nation's economy.

The Business of Healthcare Innovation, 2nd Edition #ad - The business of healthcare Innovation is a wide-ranging analysis of business trends in the manufacturing segment of the healthcare industry.

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Governing under Stress: The Implementation of Obama's Economic Stimulus Program Public Management and Change

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Georgetown University Press #ad - Throughout, the effects of transparency and accountability, and they uncover important lessons about policy instruments and networks, the contributors present potent insights into the most pressing challenges facing public policy and management, and the successes and failures of different types of government intervention.

It tested all levels of government with urgent time frames and extensive accountability requirements. While arra passed most tests with comparatively little mismanagement or fraud, negative public and media perceptions of the initiative deprived the president of political credit. The underappreciated but surprisingly successful implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA helped rescue the economy during the Great Recession and represented one of the most important achievements of the Obama presidency.

Governing under Stress: The Implementation of Obama's Economic Stimulus Program Public Management and Change #ad - Essays from public administration scholars use ARRA to study how to implement large federal programs in our modern era of indirect, networked governance. Drawing on more than two hundred interviews and nationwide field research, complex implementation, Governing under Stress examines a range of ARRA stimulus programs to analyze the fraught politics, and impact of the legislation.

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Intergovernmental Relations in Transition

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Routledge #ad - Building upon the legacy of Deil S. Wright’s scholarship, this collection of essays by distinguished scholars, emerging thought leaders, and experienced practitioners chronicles and analyzes some of the tensions and pressures that have contributed to the current state of intergovernmental relations and management.

It maintains a critical and evolving role in the US federal system as well as in public policy and administration. Many of these intergovernmental issues are addressed in this book, including health insurance exchanges under the now-threatened Affordable Care Act, and the roles of the federal, energy, state, and local governments in food safety, and climate change.

Intergovernmental Relations in Transition #ad - Contributors interpret and assess the impacts of these and other issues on the future directions of  intergovernmental relations and management. This book will serve as an ideal text for courses on intergovernmental relations and federalism, and will be of interest to government practitioners and civic and nonprofit organization leaders involved in public policy and management.

. Although rarely commanding media attention by name, intergovernmental relations is being elevated in the public discourse through policy issues dominating the headlines. The field of intergovernmental relations has changed substantially over the past five decades.

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American Federalism: A Concise Introduction

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Routledge #ad - The result is a book examining the ways in which institutional political power is both diffused and concentrated in the United States. Author Larry N. Yet, many political scientists treat federalism as a set of abstract principles or a maze of budgetary transfers with little connection to real political life.

. Understanding federalism - the form of political organization that unites separate polities within an overarching political system so that all maintain their political integrity - is central to the study of democratic government in the United States. Used book in Good Condition. This concise and engaging book boils the discussion down to its essence: federalism is about power, specifically the tug for power among and within the various levels of government.

American Federalism: A Concise Introduction #ad - Gerston examines the historical and philosophical underpinnings of federalism; the various "change events" that have been involved in defining America's unique set of federal principles over time; and the vertical, horizontal, and international dimensions of federalism in the United States today.

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Medical Liability in a Nutshell Nutshells

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West Academic Publishing #ad - Written by experts in the field, affirmative defenses, damages, limitations, intentional torts, this Nutshell offers insight on establishing professional relationships and examines negligence-based claims, immunities, causation, and liabilities. Used book in Good Condition. It also provides an overview of medical care liability issues affecting hospitals and managed care organizations.

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Federalism and the Making of America

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Routledge #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Federalism and the making of america is a sorely needed text that treats the politics of federalism systematically and accessibly, making it indispensible to all students and scholars of American politics. Federalism helped fragment american politics, foster the American market economy, encourage innovation, and place hurdles in the way of efforts to mitigate the consequences of economic change.

Chosen as one of choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012. In this nuanced and comprehensive overview, political processes, and that a deep understanding of American government, public policy, David Brian Robertson shows that past choices shape present circumstances, and society requires an understanding of the key steps in federalism’s evolution in American history.

Federalism and the Making of America #ad - Though americans rarely appreciate it, federalism has profoundly shaped their nation’s past, present, and future. Federalism―the division of government authority between the national government and the states―affects the prosperity, security, and daily life of every American. Federalism helped construct the path of American political development.

The most spectacular political conflicts in american history have been fought on the battlefield of federalism, poverty, government power to regulate business, pollution, and responses to the problems of race, abortion, including states’ rights to leave the union, and gay rights.

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Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care: The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle

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Prometheus #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The authors look at key moments in health care history: the hill-burton act in 1946, in which one determined poverty lawyer secured the rights of the uninsured poor to get hospital care; the "three-layer cake" strategy of powerful House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Wilbur Mills to enact Medicare and Medicaid under Lyndon Johnson in 1965; the odd story of how Medicare catastrophic insurance was passed by Ronald Reagan in 1988 and then repealed because of public anger in 1989; and the fact that the largest and most expensive expansion of Medicare was enacted by George W.

In each case, they examine the factors that led to success or failure, often by illuminating little-known political maneuvers that brought about immense shifts in policy or thwarted herculean efforts at reform. Bush. Blending political intrigue, policy substance, and good old-fashioned storytelling, this is the first book to place the Obama health plan within a historical perspective.

Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care: The Inside Story of a Century-Long Battle #ad - The authors describe the sometimes haphazard, piece-by-piece construction of the nation's health care system, from the early efforts of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman to the later additions of Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush in 2003. President barack obama is the protagonist in the climactic chapter, learning from the successes and failures chronicled throughout the narrative.

The authors relate how, in the midst of a worldwide financial meltdown, Obama overcame seemingly impossible obstacles to accomplish what other presidents had tried and failed to achieve for nearly one hundred years.

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Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World with CD-ROM

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World with CD-ROM #ad - Sterman’s objective is to explain, what system dynamics is, in a true textbook format, and how it can be successfully applied to solve business and organizational problems. System dynamics is both a currently utilized approach to organizational problem solving at the professional level, and a field of study in business, engineering, and social and physical sciences.

Used book in Good Condition. Today’s leading authority on the subject of this text is the author, MIT Standish Professor of Management and Director of the System Dynamics Group, John D. Sterman.

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