Module 1 – Case
POLICYMAKING IN THE GOVERNMENT AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR
Health policymaking happens at all levels of government and for a wide variety of topics. The private sector also plays a considerable role in the process. This assignment will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of how policymaking happens in government and the roles of various entities as well as the numerous stakeholders.
After reading the background materials for Module 1, please address the following questions.
- Compare and contrast policymaking at the federal, state, and local levels. How are they similar? How are they different?
- What is the role of the private sector in policymaking?
- Identify the various stakeholders in health policymaking. Why is it important to seek input from all involved?
- Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your analysis.
- Limit your response to a maximum of 3 pages.
- Support your paper with a minimum of 3 reliable sources. The course textbook counts as one, and at least one of the others should be a peer-reviewed article. Use the following link for additional information on how to recognize peer-reviewed journals: http://www.angelo.edu/services/library/handouts/peerrev.php
- Please use the following resource for evaluating information found on the internet to ensure that you are using reliable sources: https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/evaluating-internet-content
- You may use the following source to assist in your formatting your assignment: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.