health policy reinforces decision-making and planning processes that aim explicitly at societal health improvement. Policy, if implemented meticulously, allows healthcare leaders to forecast based on financial, political, and societal trends. Policy also provide objectives and contingency plans to facilitate growth through definition and/or redefinition of the company’s mission and vision (McLaughlin & McLaughlin, 2014). In a minimum of 250 words, discuss the following:
Choose one of the following processes and apply it to ACA:
Policy Analysis Process of Identification & Definition
Policy Analysis Process of Health Technology Assessment
Policy Analysis Process of Evidence-Based Medicine
Policy Analysis Process of Evaluation of Political Feasibility
Policy Analysis Process of Evaluation of Economic Viability
Policy Analysis Process of Analysis of Values
Implementation Strategy and Planning
What are the defining characteristics of policy change? Provide a scholarly supported rationale.
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