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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2016) 41 (1): 41–71.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Daniel Skinner Abstract This article examines an important but largely overlooked dimension of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), namely, its significance for Native American health care. The author maintains that reading the ACA against the politics of Native American health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2016) 41 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Tiffany D. Joseph Abstract The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed to provide more affordable health coverage to Americans beginning in 2014. Modeled after the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, the ACA includes an individual mandate, Medicaid expansion, and health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 803–826.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jonathan Oberlander Abstract The Obama administration has confronted a formidable array of obstacles in implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA has overcome those obstacles to substantially expand access to health insurance, though significant problems with its approach have emerged...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jill Quadagno Abstract On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Did the ACA signify a government takeover of the health care system, a first step on the road to socialism, as conservative critics charged? Or was it, rather, a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2018) 43 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Philip Rocco; Simon F. Haeder Abstract The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a politically volatile process. The ACA's institutional design and delayed feedback effects created a window of opportunity for its partisan opponents to launch challenges at both the federal and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7530813.
Published: 12 April 2019
...Adrienne Hosek Abstract Context: A decade after passage, a majority of Americans now support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Republican efforts to repeal it outright have failed. This article investigates whether the policy itself, through its beneficiaries, changed public opinion and sowed the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 1097–1103.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mollyann Brodie; Claudia Deane; Sarah Cho One year after passage, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains a divisive topic. Most publicly released polls on the law have focused on the views of Americans as a whole. But with much of the responsibility of implementation lying...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 167–195.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Erika Franklin Fowler; Laura M. Baum; Colleen L. Barry; Jeff Niederdeppe; Sarah E. Gollust Abstract Public opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been polarized since the law's passage. Past research suggests these conditions would make any media influence on the public limited at best...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2015) 40 (2): 281–323.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Simon F. Haeder; David L. Weimer Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks to change fundamentally the US health care system. The responses of states have been diverse and changing. What explains these diverse and dynamic responses? We examine the decision making of states concerning the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 19–67.
Published: 01 February 2018
... nine nationally representative surveys, this article examines whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is cultivating a similar cross-class constituency. The results show that middle-income Americans are less likely than low-income Americans to say the ACA has helped them personally so far. On the other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Joel C. Cantor; Alan C. Monheit Abstract The individual health insurance market has played a small but important role in providing coverage to those without access to group insurance or public programs. With implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the individual market has attained a more...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 589–597.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Nicholas Bagley Abstract As an essential part of its effort to achieve near universal coverage, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends sizable tax credits to most people who buy insurance on the newly established health care exchanges. Yet several lawsuits have been filed challenging the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7530849.
Published: 12 April 2019
...Petra W. Rasmussen; Gerald F. Kominski Abstract When passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became the greatest piece of health care reform in the United States since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. In the 9 years since its passage, the law has ushered in a drastic decrease in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 441–465.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Nicholas Bagley; Helen Levy Abstract Starting in 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require private insurance plans sold in the individual and small-group markets to cover a roster of “essential health benefits.” Precisely which benefits should count as essential, however, was left to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 247–258.
Published: 01 February 2014
... both to individuals and to populations who, without it, could be on the losing end of widening health disparities. The second claim is that the preventive services provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be invoked to establish legal entitlements to WGS, without any...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 239–246.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Perry W. Payne, Jr. Abstract I argue that the provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, which eliminates cost sharing for preventive services, should be utilized as a pathway for reimbursing whole genome sequencing (WGS) and making it widely available to most...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 859–877.
Published: 01 October 2011
... to the premium subsidy schedule under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for health insurance plans purchased through an exchange. We find sizeable variability in premium-contribution requirements for children's coverage as a percentage of family income across the three states and in the progressivity and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 985–993.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Colleen M. Grogan Abstract This commentary reviews the many different ways the Affordable Care Act (ACA) explicitly and implicitly attempted to improve health equity, and then assesses how the Republican proposal to repeal and replace the ACA (the proposed American Health Care Act) would impact...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Andrew Karch; Aaron Rosenthal Abstract Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) sometimes speculate that public attitudes toward the law will shift if proponents succeed in focusing attention on its more popular components, but the scholarly literature on framing effects...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1253–1262.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Sarah E. Gollust; Colleen L. Barry; Jeff Niederdeppe; Laura Baum; Erika Franklin Fowler Abstract Many Americans will learn about the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the mass media. We examined geographic variation in the volume and content of mass...
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