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TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE I. INTRODUCTION A Conceptual Framework for the Study Scope of the Study Organization of the Report Activities of the Study II. OVERVIEW Health Policy Background Why Health Planning? Planning vs. Regulation The Role of Competition History of U.S. Health Planning The Hill-Burton Program Other Planning Activities Comprehensive Health Planning Section 1122 The 1974 Legislation The State Health Planning and Development Agency National Council on Health Planning and Development Certificate of Need Other Features Policy Issues in Health Planning Reasonable Expectations of Planning Agencies III. NATIONAL HEALTH PLANNING GUIDELINES; A DISCUSSION Introduction Background: The Guidelines as National Planning Policy A Structure for Public Policy Debate The Use of Standards · ~ V11 1 4 5 5 5 8 10 11 13 13 14 14 15 16 18 19 19 20 21 21 29 29 30 34 35
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V. THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH PLANNING Constraints on the Process of Developing National Health Planning Guidelines Recommendations for Guideline Development Development of an Agenda Setting of the Agenda Guideline Development Features of the Development Process Dissemination of Guidelines Evaluation of Planning Guidelines Summary V. SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS The Planning Program National Guidelines The Process for Developing National Guidelines REFERENCES BIBLIOGRAPHY APPENDIX A. Statement Clark Havighurst B. Health Planning and Resources Development Part 121 - National Guidelines for Health Planning — vim 41 41 43 43 44 45 46 49 50 53 56 58 60 63 69