What are some of the major interest groups that influence the decision-making process when it comes to health policy? Do you think that they should have access to "Direct Lobbying?" Is this process enhancing or finishing the governments Bureaucratic behavior?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 22, 2019, 3:37 am ad1c9bdddf
What are some of the major interest groups that influence the decision-making process for health policy?
The largest ineptest group in the nation is the American Medical Political Action Committee, which is the political wing of the American Medical Association. This group has had an instrumental impact on healthcare policy in the U.S. for the last 50 years as it was a primary opponent of the changes to the Social Security Act in the 1960s, which was the reason that President Lyndon B. Johnson was unable to pass universal healthcare during the era of "The Great Society". The AMPAC worked in tandem with the Republican Party as well as Southern racist Democratic politicians who were opposed to any perceived form of healthcare that would be akin to what they believed to be socialism within the ...
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