Write a 7-9 page paper with a References List. Your written assignment must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with:
A. Nyman, American Health Policy: Cracks in the Foundation Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law, October 1, 2007; 32(5): 759 – 783.
Blendon, R. J., Brodie, M., & Benson, J. (1995). What happened to Americans’ support for the Clinton health plan? Health Affairs, 14(2), 7–23.
and additional scholarly sources as appropriate.
You will synthesize your understanding of why Clinton’s Health Plan was unsuccessful. Discuss the features of the Clinton health care reform plan and provide reasons why it failed and describe the influence of the various interest groups and governmental entities during this process. Make sure to discuss both the policy process and the policy environment—that is, the key players involved and other circumstances that shaped this policy-making effort. Consider and discuss the following:
- Take a position in support or opposition
- Discuss the context of this legislation – name the expected demanders and suppliers as outlined in our textbook, Chapter 3.
- Describe the expected interest groups and there specific arguments.
- Describe the expected interplay between demanders and suppliers, interest groups and analyze the public policy environment.