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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1156–1158.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Theodore R. Marmor Colleen M. Flood, Kent Roach, and Lorne Sossin, eds. Access to Care, Access to Justice: The Legal Debate over Private Health Insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 611 pp. $37.95 cloth Duke University Press 2006...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 672–675.
Published: 01 June 1990
...James W. Fossett Patricia Butler, Too Poor to Be Sick: Access to Medical Care for the Uninsured (Washington, DC: American Public Health Association, 1988), 96 pp., $17.50. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 672 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law points for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 797–814.
Published: 01 August 1990
... fragmented. Despite the almost mercurial changes in the system, data from national studies show that access to care is a major problem affecting all childbearing women. This paper describes the three groups of women who require comprehensive maternity care, their insurance coverage, and the gaps for each...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 857–885.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Susan A. Goldberger This article analyzes the passage of an unprecedented state law, promising every resident access to affordable health insurance. The Massachusetts Health Security Act of 1988 was the product of a set of political and financial pressures that had been developing for nearly a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 905–947.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Australia, which share many similarities, have taken quite different policy paths in the last decade: Canada has preserved universal access, whereas Australian policy is promoting a two-tier system through the provision of public subsidies for private insurance. The evidence is that country-specific factors...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 313–324.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Kenneth E. Thorpe; Charles Brecher This study compares the volume of uncompensated care provided to the uninsured poor in cities with public hospitals to that provided in cities without a public hospital in order to determine whether public hospitals increase access to care. Multiple regression...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1023–1050.
Published: 01 December 2000
...David T. Levy; Karen B. Friend Empirical studies have found that policies aimed at reducing youth access to tobacco have been successful at increasing retail compliance, but their effects on actual tobacco use are mixed. This article presents a model of youth access policies that helps explain the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Charles J. Barrilleaux; Mark E. Miller States have implemented a number of strategies to provide services, pay providers, and control Medicaid spending. We test the effects of some differences in state Medicaid policies on program enrollees' access to and use of health care services. Logistic and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
...David Barton Smith; Zhanlian Feng; Mary L. Fennell; Jacqueline Zinn; Vincent Mor While nursing homes were insulated from civil-rights enforcement at the time of the implementation of the Medicare program and lagged behind other parts of the health sector in providing comparable access to minorities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Sally Trude; David C. Colby Implementation of the Medicare Fee Schedule (MFS) introduced concerns about the potential for reduced access to care, especially for vulnerable populations. These analyses show differences in access before and after the MFS that cannot be explained by health status. In...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Howard Leichter One out of every six nonelderly Americans without health insurance lives in California. The problem of access to competent and dependable health care is especially problematic among the state's minority, and especially Hispanic,population. Because one-third of the country's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 237–268.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Howard Leichter In the 1980s, Oregon was one of a handful of “states that could not wait” for national health care reform. Oregon's chosen approach to reform was predicated on two widely accepted assumptions. First, universal access to health care is best achieved by universal access to health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 136–158.
Published: 01 February 1981
... Washington, D.C. sought access to data in the hands of the local PSRO through a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act, touching off a continuing debate throughout the country. That lawsuit is now on appeal. The courts, the Congress, and the Department of Health and Human Services have all been...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 345–365.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Charles R. Link; Stephen H. Long; Russell F. Settle The Medicaid program was designed to help correct for the unequal access to medical care by income and race in pre-1965 America. Previous evaluations of the program have claimed that on average the eligible poor have enjoyed considerable gains in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 937–965.
Published: 01 August 1993
.... Welch , W. P. , and Lisa C. Dubay. 1989 . The Impact of Administratively Necessary Days on Hospital Costs. Medical Care 27 ( 12 ): 1117 -32. How Access to Long-Term Care Affects Home Health Transfers...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
...David Falcone; Robert Broyles Race continues to impede access to health services, for acute as well as long-term care. Whites, for example, use disproportionately more days of nursing home care than do nonwhites, not simply because they are more likely to be private payers and, therefore, are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 261–285.
Published: 01 April 1989
... method and scope. This article discusses Florida's approach to the problem as contained in the Health Care Access Act of 1984 and subsequent legislation. The article will provide background on the reasons a hospital assessment strategy was chosen as the funding mechanism and will examine the problems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 37–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Kor Grit; Joost J. den Otter; Anneke Spreij The presence of undocumented migrants is increasing in many Western countries despite wide-ranging attempts by governments to increase border security. Measures taken to control the influx of immigrants include policies that restrict access to publicly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... hospitals led to the implementation of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex Program) of 1997, which allows facilities designated as critical access hospitals (CAHs) to be paid on a reasonable cost basis for inpatient and outpatient services. This article compares the cost inefficiency of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 213–232.
Published: 01 April 1992
...Colleen M. Grogan Americans view universal coverage as a reality only if a minimum benefit package is explicitly defined, and discussions about expanding access take place under the slogan of minimum benefits. The policy environment is different in Canada, Britain, and Germany. There, health care...