Half Title Page.
Summary Table of Contents.
Table of Contents.
List of Illustrations.
About the Editor.
Introduction: Beyond the Stable State—New Challenges and Directions for U.S. Health Policy.
Evolution of American Health Care Policy (Beginnings to Today).
1: Origins and Development of Government's Role in Health Policy (Colonial Era to Present).
2: The Long Struggle for Universal Health Care (1900s–Present).
Government Organizations that Develop, Fund, and Administer Health Policy (1789–Today).
3: The Department of Health and Human Services: Responsibilities and Policies (1953–Present).
4: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Anticipatory Action in the Face of Uncertainty (1946–Present).
5: The Food and Drug Administration (1962–Present).
6: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (1965–Present).
7: The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs Responsibilities and Policies (1947–Present).
8: The United States Supreme Court and the Department of Justice (1789–Present).
9: Budgeting and Health Care Policy (1970s–Present).
10: Federalism Cooperation and Conflict between State and Federal Health Care Responsibilities (1960s–Present).
Contemporary Health Policy issues: Goals and Initiatives (1920s–TODAY).
11: Evolution of Health Planning (1920s–1970s).
12: Evolution of Health Planning (1970s–Present).
13: Government Financing of Health Care (1940s–Present).
14: Biomedical Research Policy and Innovation (1940s–Present).
15: Building an Effective and Sustainable Health Care Workforce (1960s–Present).
16: Promoting Health Care Quality and Safety (1960s–Present).
17: Strategies for Health Care Cost Containment (1980s–Present).
18: Health and Health Care Policy Ethical Perspectives (1970s–Present).
Contemporary Health Policy Issues: People And Policies (1960s–Today).
19: Children's Health and Health Care Policy (1960s–Present).
20: Women's Issues and American Health Care Policy (1960s–Present).
21: Minorities, Immigrants, and Health Care Policy Disparities and Solutions (1960s–Present).
22: Aging and Health Care Policy (1990s–Present).
23: Fifty Years of Progress in Disease and Injury Prevention (1950s–Present).
24: Mental Health and Social Policy (1960s–Present).
25: Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Obesity Epidemic Issues, Policies, and Solutions (1960s–Present).
26: Interest Groups, Think Tanks, and Health Care Policy (1960s–Present).
U.S. Response to Global Health Challenges (1980S–Today).
27: Continuing Challenges of Infectious Disease (1980s–Present).
28: Emergency Preparedness Bioterrorism, Armed Conflict, Natural Disasters, and Other Public Health Threats (2000s–Present).
29: Twenty-first-Century Challenges to Health and Health Care Noncommunicable Diseases, Environmental Threats, and Human Rights (2000s–Present).
30: The Governance of Population Health: Reflections on the Analytical Approaches of Contributors to the Guide.
Appendix A: Selected Federal Health and Health Care Agencies and Offices.
Appendix B: Bibliography.