Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Health Policy

This is a guide to resources about U.S. and international health policy

Finding Health Policy Books

Once you have settled on a topic, here are some suggested subject terms* for locating books in the Library Catalog. Pull down the Keyword menu and change to Subject (Browse). For specific places, add a geographic location (i.e., Medical policy -- United States, Medical care -- Developing countries).

Health services accessibility 
Medical policy 
Public Health 
Medical care 
Health services administration 
Medical economics 
Health insurance
Health insurance continuation coverage 
Health planning
Health care reform
National health insurance
Medically uninsured persons 
Social medicine 
Discrimination in medical care 
Health and Race 
Equality -- Health aspects
Race discrimination -- Health aspects
Globalization - Health aspects
World Health 
Right to health
Medicare
Medicaid 
Maternal health services
Women's health services
United States -- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
National Vaccine Plan (U.S.)
(Specific groups - see below for examples) -- Medical care 
Ethnic groups
Minorities 
Women
Minority women
Sexual minorities 
Immigrants
African Americans
African American children
African American gays
African American mothers
African American women
Blacks
Asian Americans
Hispanic Americans
Native Americans (see Indians of North America)
Indigenous peoples
(Specific tribes, nations, countries - e.g. Mayas, Paite (Asian people). etc.)
Indians of North America
Indians of South America
Homosexuals (see Gays)
Bisexuals
Gays
Minority gays
Gay men
Lesbians
Transgender people
People with disabilities
Handicapped
Older people
Aged
Veterans
(Specific conditions or treatments - see below for examples) -- Government policy
Epidemics
HIV infections
AIDS (Disease)
Ebola virus disease
Influenza
Swine influenza
Tuberculosis
COVID-19 (Disease)
Vaccination 
Smallpox -- Vaccination 

*All subject terms are supplied by the U.S. Library of Congress.