U.S. Public Health Policy

U.S. Public Health Policy:

A Current Briefing

Author: Immanuel Azaad Moonesar

Print (paperback):         ISBN: 978-1-909287-86-0

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 U.S. Public Health Policy

Description

Summary

This publication examines health policy in the United States, which reflects authoritative decisions and the process of decision-making, carried out at the federal, state, and local levels, which affect personal health and access to and delivery of health services. The publication provides an analysis of health policy making in the U.S., including how health policy proposals move through the policy process. It also assesses the key challenges with regards to addressing cost, access, and quality issues in health care and an evaluation of the existing policies in these arenas. In addition, it contains an analysis of the diversity of perspectives held by policy makers, interest groups, healthcare professionals, and other stakeholders regarding existing and proposed health policy; in addition to the identification of the ways in which health care professionals can participate in and influence health policy development.


Key Features

• International accounting standardization process

• Unified financial regime

• Accounting harmonization

• Business globalization

• Economics of accounting standards

• Influencing factors of accounting standardization

• Accounting peculiarities of countries inside and outside of the European Union

• Universal accounting methods effects on business decisions and management performances

• Measurement classification of financial statements

Readership

Scholars, healthcare professionals and government policy makers.

ISBN (print):                 978-1-909287-86-0

ISBN (digital PDF):      978-1-909287-87-7

ISDN (epub):               978-1-1909287-87-7

ISDN (mobi):               978-1-1909287-87-7

Publication date:          December 2013

Territorial rights:           worldwide

Number of pages:        56

Size (print):                  234mm x 156mm

Readership:                 university and professional

BIC2 code(s):              MBP, KCQ

BISAC code(s):           MED036000, MED035000

 


Contents

 

Introduction - the policy process and case scenarios; the policy and political environment and case scenarios

Access challenges and policies - health care reform to address access; access to insurance versus access to care; health access care or insurance?

Quality challenges and policies - government versus private options for quality; pros and cons of pay-for-performance

Cost challenges and policies - challenges in containing health care costs - legislation on cost containment

Disease and emergency-related health policy

Conclusion

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author

 

The author, Immanuel Azaad Moonesar R.D., M.Q.M., NEBOSH, Dip-ICND, B.Sc., is a researcher in Health Services and PhD Candidate, Walden University, DC, U.S.A. He is affiliated to the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dubai, U.A.E.

 

 

 

 

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