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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 677–691.
Published: 01 August 2020
... on the unusual politics and structure of US health care and how the US experience could bring more to international conversations about health care and the welfare state. After introducing the concept of casing—asking what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might be a case of—the authors discuss different “casings...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 771–786.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Simon F. Haeder; Susan Webb Yackee Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law a decade ago. Partisanship has limited the number of statutory changes, leaving the law mostly unchanged across the past 10 years. However, the ACA delegated vast powers to the executive branch, which...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 465–483.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Stacey McMorrow; Linda J. Blumberg; John Holahan Abstract The primary goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were to increase the availability and affordability of health insurance coverage and thereby improve access to needed health care services. Numerous studies have overwhelmingly confirmed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 549–562.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Stacey McMorrow Abstract For the past decade, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has successfully reduced uninsurance and improved access to and affordability of health care services for millions of Americans. But the law was weakened when the Trump administration shortened the open enrollment period...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 831–845.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Paula M. Lantz; Sara Rosenbaum Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was designed with multiple goals in mind, including a reduction in social disparities in health care and health status. This was to be accomplished through some novel provisions and a significant infusion of resources into long...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 513.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Media coverage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) focuses almost exclusively on expanded medical coverage, Medicare cuts, and lack of cost control. As a result, many other important provisions in the ACA have been lost from view. Essays in this section highlight those...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (5): 815–827.
Published: 01 October 2011
... be progressively financed, meaning that those who are best able to pay for coverage should pay the largest share. While the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) falls short on both of these counts, we argue that it makes important contributions toward household affordability through...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 647–660.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Daniel Béland; Philip Rocco; Alex Waddan Abstract Many argue that the frustrated implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) stems from the unprecedented level of political polarization that has surrounded the legislation. This article draws attention to the law's “institutional DNA...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (4): 605–650.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Mark A. Peterson Abstract Nearly three decades before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was put on the precipice of repeal by the 2016 election of a unified Republican government, the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act (MCCA) was enacted with fanfare by one Congress and dismantled by the next...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 417.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Given the long struggle to enact health care reform in the United States, the passage of such significant reform in 2010 — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) — has prompted many seasoned political analysts to consider these questions: What was different this time? How did...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 373.
Published: 01 June 2011
... The terms used to describe the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 seem so polemical and exaggerated — private takeover, socialized medicine, Obamacare, death panels — that many questions arise. Is this reform truly historic? Is it a big-bang reform or classic American...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 729–755.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Adrianna McIntyre; Robert J. Blendon; John M. Benson; Mary G. Findling; Eric C. Schneider Abstract Ten years after its enactment, public support for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) still only reaches a scant majority. Candidates for the presidency—and the sitting president—have endorsed health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (5): 737–764.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Julianna Pacheco; Elizabeth Maltby Abstract Context: This article argues that the devolution of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the states contributed to the slow progression of national public support for health care reform. Methods: Using small-area estimation techniques, the authors measured...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 501–515.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Allison K. Hoffman Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in many ways a success. Millions more Americans now have access to health care, and the ACA catalyzed advances in health care delivery reform. Simultaneously, it has reinforced and bolstered a problem at the heart of American health...