Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper that takes a macro perspective on health policy issues. Identify how problems become policy issues and how these issues result in the creation of health care policy. Identify a controversial issue and provide an explanation of how this issue has resulted a policy’s creation.

Identify the steps in the state and federal policy development process. Differentiate between policy development and implementation. Explain how stakeholders become involved in the process and why their voices often become a driver for change in health policy. Cite at least five references. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.