Kronenfeld, Jennie J., and Michael R. Kronenfeld. Healthcare Reform In America: a Reference Handbook. Second edition. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2015. "The authors, a professor of sociology and a medical librarian, respectively, have created an accessible introduction to a complicated subject that will be appreciated by patrons in public, academic, and health-sciences libraries." - Booklist Review Shapiro Undergraduate Library: RA395 .A3 K7593 2015
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Provides “research, insight and analysis on key issues affecting health and health care in the United States.” Health Policy topic areas range from childhood obesity to health care quality. A great way to keep up-to-date on all aspects of health policy.
Health Policy Center
Source: Urban Institute
The Urban Institute’s scholars “are among the nation’s leading experts on health coverage and its reform.” The site contains research, journal articles, and briefs. The institute has “helped lawmakers understand the scope of the country’s health care problems and costs, evaluated how public policies affect lives and communities, and provided insights about payment and service delivery reforms.”
Brown, Garrett Wallace. The Handbook of Global Health Policy. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
“The Handbook of Global Health Policy provides a definitive source of the key areas in the field. It examines the ethical and practical dimensions of new and current policy models and their effect on the future development of global health and policy. Maps out key debates and policy structures involved in all areas of global health policy...isolates and examines new policy initiatives in global health policy.” Available Online Through MLibrary’s Subscription to Wiley Online Library
And, on a lighter note, you may wish to check out Jonathan Gruber's comic book about Health Care Reform: http://www.amazon.com/Health-Care-Reform-Necessary-Works/dp/0809053977. It's short, fun and pretty informative as a place to start.