Making the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability (HIFA) waiver work through collaborative governance.

@article{Zabawa2003MakingTH,
  title={Making the Health Insurance Flexibility and Accountability (HIFA) waiver work through collaborative governance.},
  author={Barbara J Zabawa},
  journal={Annals of health law},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={367-410, table of contents}
}
This paper argues that collaborative governance should be an essential component in any HIFA waiver proposal, due to the fact that the health care system is moving away from a federal and hierarchical program design and implementation towards a more local, collaborative approach. As several current collaborative projects demonstrate, collaboration may overcome barriers to health expansion program success, such as stakeholder buy-in, notice, and state access to private health coverage… CONTINUE READING