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The U.S. Congress and Health Policy

URL 1: http://kff.org/interactive/the-u-s-congress-and-health-policy-tutorial/

URL 2: http://kff.org/archived-kaiseredu-org-tutorials/

Date Developed: 6/2011. Source: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Presenter(s): Sheila Burke, RN, MPA. Type: Video. Level: Intermediate. Length: 13 minutes.

Annotation

This webinar gives an overview of Congress’s role in health policy. Ms. Burke starts by identifying health care priorities for the President and Congress according to a national poll, examples of Congressional legislation, and describes the 112th Congress, both the House and Senate’s structure and differences between them. Next, she presents various committees Congress has created around health issues and how funding and legislation pass. Lastly, the lecturer gives tips of how to influence policy change as a health professional.

Special Instructions

kaiserEDU.org website was closed in September 2013. Tutorials are no longer updated but due to demand by professors who are still using the tutorials in class assignments, the Kaiser Family Foundation has made them available for download on archive site.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.