Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy

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Johns Hopkins University Press, Oct 24, 2006 - Law - 452 pages
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Governing Health examines health care policy making from a long-term, political perspective, describing how Congress, the president, special interest groups, bureaucracy, and state governments help define health policy problems and find politically feasible solutions. The third edition of this pathbreaking book is updated to cover recent legislative efforts, including the Medicare prescription drug benefit.

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Carol S. Weissert is Collins Eminent Scholar and chair of Civic Education and Political Science at Florida State University. William G. Weissert is a professor of political science at Florida State University and a professor emeritus at University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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