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When bad policy makes good politics : running the numbers on health reform

Author: Robert P Saldin
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: Oxford studies in postwar American political development.
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Good government reforms instituted in the 1970s to thwart economically unsound legislation now cause chaos in America's policymaking process by incentivizing the development of flawed, even blatantly unworkable, policies. The CLASS Act and its role in passing President Obama's landmark health reform law illustrate the pathologies of the current system.
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Saldin, Robert P., 1977-
When bad policy makes good politics.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
(OCoLC)961408225
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Saldin
ISBN: 9780190255459 0190255455 9780190255466 0190255463
OCLC Number: 969549538
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; When Bad Policy Makes Good Politics; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Washington's Old and New Systems of Policymaking; 3. A Legacy of Failure: Long-​Term Care's Policy History and the Genesis of the CLASS Act; 4. Learning from Failure: Only Bad Policy Stands a Chance; 5. CLASS on Capitol Hill, Part 1: Dodging Committee Jurisdiction and the Number Crunchers; 6. CLASS on Capitol Hill, Part 2: A Bipartisan Backlash and the Missing "Fixes"; 7. Two Can Play at That Game; 8. Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Index
Series Title: Oxford studies in postwar American political development.
Responsibility: Robert P. Saldin.

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