Health policy reinforces decision-making and planning processes that aim explicitly at societal health improvement. Policy, if implemented meticulously, allows healthcare leaders to forecast based on financial, political, and societal trends. Policy also provide objectives and contingency plans to facilitate growth through definition and/or redefinition of the company’s mission and vision (McLaughlin & McLaughlin, 2014). In a minimum of 350 words, discuss the following:
- Choose one of the following processes and apply it to ACA:
- Implementation Strategy and Planning
- What are the defining characteristics of policy change? Provide a scholarly supported rationale.