Concept of incrementalism in public policymaking
Question 1. Discuss the impact of health policy on individuals, on health-related organizations, and on interest groups.
Question 2. Who are demanders and suppliers of health policies? What motivates each in the political marketplace?
Question 3. Discuss the involvement of interest groups in the political circumstances that affect agenda setting. Incorporate the specific ways they influence agenda setting in your response.
Question 4. What congressional committees are most important to health policy? Briefly describe their roles.
Question 5. Discuss legislative oversight of policy implementation.
Question 6. What does it mean to characterize policy implementation as public management?
Question 7. Discuss the concept of incrementalism in public policymaking.
Question 8. Describe, in general terms, the operation stage of policy implementation.
Question 9. Discuss the effect of a policy on its own implementation.
Question 10. What two major areas of concern do individuals share with health-related organizations and interest groups regarding policies and the process through which they are produced? Why are these concerns more easily addressed by organizations and groups than by individuals?