Health Care and Congress: Perspective from K Street
Health Policy and Management
2023 - 2024
Monday, January 8, 2024
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
This course will be offered January 8-9, 2024.
M, Tu, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Introduces the roles and functions of the entire legislative process -- from bill introduction, to committee markup, to the enactment of legislation. Throughout this process, students also examine the essential role of congressional lobbyists in shaping health care policy stemming from coalition building, knowing your opponents, organizing grassroots and campaign contribution efforts, identifying key Members of Congress and staff, working with the Administration, testifying on Capitol Hill, and knowing what and what not to tell your constituency. Using a case-study approach, students walk through the process of how an idea goes from an organization into federal or state law.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the process involved in creating health care law
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 40% Participation
- 60% Final Paper
This course will be offered for 2 days in the HPM Winter Institute. Students are required to complete readings prior to the start of the course. The final assignments will be due no later than February 2, 2024.