Public Policy Paper – New Maryland Policies to Lower Lung Cancer Rates – Incident/Mortality

COMPLETE & RETURN OUTLINE within 24 HOURS. COMPLETE PAPER WITHIN 2 WEEKS I. COVER PAGE II. Health policy introduction (15%)

a. A clear, concise and brief statement of a current health policy.

b. A description of the problem(s) of the health policy which was aimed at resolving, including an estimate of its extent and importance.

III. Major political forces (major part of the paper, 30%)

a. A description of the social, economic and political factors affecting the origin, development and implementation of the policy.

b. Discuss the major institutions, population groups, and interest groups involved in this political process.

c. Who is winning and who is losing from the current political process?

IV. Current policy (Status Quo) and potential policy alternatives (30%)

a. How well the policy performs in relation to the effort and resources committed to it.

b. Possible options/alteration of the present policy with pros and cons.

c. Who will be winning or losing if policy alternative has been implemented.

V. Summary of political analysis and recommendations (10%)

VI. References (10%)