CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- (CMS) The HHS agency responsible for administering the Medicare program and parts of the Medicaid program.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-(NIOSH) is the Federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury.
The Institute is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Only in one sub-case, the French regulator actively sought to use formal resources as well as non-statutory ones.This thesis' central research question is whether the independence of regulatory agencies in practice reflects their formal independence.The thesis aims to explain whether and how factors other than different formal institutional arrangements influence the policy-making of the two agencies examined.Ph D thesis, London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom).When Congress passes laws, they rarely contain enough specific language to guide their implementation completely.The Ph D thesis examines the independence in practice of telecommunications regulatory agencies in France and the UK.