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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Jack Hoadley; Kevin Lucia Abstract The No Surprises Act, passed by Congress at the end of 2020, offers significant protections to most Americans with private health insurance. Insured Americans are vulnerable to receiving surprise medical bills when they receive services from out-of-network...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 461–468.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Press . Intergovernmental Politics Federalism and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: The Founding Fathers Would Not Be Surprised Michael S. Sparer...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 February 2023
... costs and trends. This article describes states' use of APCDs and recent efforts that have provided benefits and challenges for states interested in this unique opportunity to inform health policy. Although challenges exist, there is new funding for state APCD improvements in the No Surprises Act...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 225–241.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of the government's advocate in the Supreme Court by the five Republican-appointed justices, the expectation was that the act would indeed be struck down on that ground. So it came as no surprise when the five opined the act did indeed exceed Congress's commerce clause power. But it came as a great surprise when...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 5–34.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Marc E. Smyrl Abstract Interest-based arguments do not provide satisfying explanations for the surprising reticence of major US employers to take a more active role in the debate surrounding the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Through focused comparison with the Bismarckian...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 475.
Published: 01 June 2011
... One of the most widespread criticisms of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that it does little to contain health care costs. While some economists argue that the ACA will “bend the cost curve,” Jonathan Oberlander and Thomas Rice contend that the provisions will not control...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (3): 405–434.
Published: 01 June 2023
... unexpected medical bills health care costs survey experiment When does the public demand government action in health care? In December 2020, President Trump signed into law a version of the No Surprises Act, a bipartisan law that seeks to protect patients from unexpected and often costly “surprise...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (6): 951–968.
Published: 01 December 2023
... services from a provider wrongly listed as in network are only held to their regular in-network cost-sharing requirements, according to the No Surprise Act that went into effect in 2022 (Hoadley and Lucia 2022 ). However, the details of these provisions are to be established via the rulemaking process...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (6): 937–954.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Affordable Care Act Health policy scholars and health advocates have long focused their attention on expanding insurance coverage as a solution to the inability of many Americans to access medical services. Indeed, this was one of the premises of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which expanded coverage...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 5 (4): 631–633.
Published: 01 August 1981
..., that of loss of control over one’s economic environment. This is a thoughtful and incisive article. The arguments and position concerning the implications of practice acts for competition are stated objectively and clearly. No one, moreover, should be surprised or, for that matter, elated...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 817–830.
Published: 01 October 2020
... .” Health Affairs 29 , no. 7 : 1400 – 06 . CBO (Congressional Budget Office) . 2009 . “ An Analysis of Insurance Premiums under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .” Letter to the Honorable Evan Bayh, November 30 . www.cbo.gov/publication/41792 . CBO (Congressional Budget...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 2 (4): 560–580.
Published: 01 August 1978
...Drew Altman This paper examines the political and bureaucratic dynamics of health regulation under the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act and, to a lesser extent, the Carter Cost Proposal now before Congress. A number of underlying issues that affect the day-to-day exercise...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (5): 825–846.
Published: 01 October 2018
... to tobacco use and child obesity but less success with reducing harmful alcohol use and adult obesity. The nation's most recent health law (the 2016 Health System Modernization Act) contains measures aimed at improving access to care, rationalizing patient pathways, and improving public health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 419–427.
Published: 01 June 2011
... but mighty player in the laboratory of American federalism.2 2. See Brasfield’s essay in this issue on the evolution of the public option idea and Sparer’s on the role of federalism in the formation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Brown  ■  How Health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (6): 1113–1117.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of Ideas: Where Did the Public Option Come from and Where Is It Going? 3:455 – 459 Brodie, Mollyann, Claudia Deane, and Sarah Cho. Report from the Field: Regional Variations in Public Opinion on the Affordable Care Act, 6:1097 – 1103 Brown, Lawrence D. The Elements of Surprise: How Health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1035–1044.
Published: 01 December 2004
... that accompanied the ill-fated enactment of the Medicare Pre- scription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. Admit- tedly, policy deliberations of this sort did make for some interesting media coverage. And the stories that emerged in the press certainly did capture the duplicitous nature...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Krister Ståhlberg The 1972 Primary Health Care Act in Finland has generally been considered very successful. In many respects this may be true. From an administrative point of view, however, this act has not worked satisfactorily. Data are given on the bureaucratic inertia introduced by the new...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 757–769.
Published: 01 October 2020
...James A. Morone Abstract Despite unprecedented partisanship, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) traced a familiar political arc: a loud debate full of dramatic symbols, a messy legislative process, clashes over implementation, a slow rise in popularity, entrenchment as part of the health care system...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (5): 1019–1030.
Published: 01 October 2001
...: National Academy Press. Gutterman, S. 2000 . Putting Medicare in Context: How Does the Balanced Budget Act Affect Hospitals ? Urban Institute Working Paper (July). Washington, DC: Urban Institute. Jensen, M. 1986 . Agency Costs of Free Cash Flow,Corporate Finance Takeovers. American Economic...