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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2001) 26 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 February 2001
... information. However, financial accounting elements in the MCR are unreliable,poorly defined, and lacking in critical detail. Comparative analyses of MCRs and matched, audited financial statements reveal long-standing problems with the MCR's data, including major differences in reported profits; variations in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 181–217.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Jason Barabas Scholars suspect that public policies affect public opinion, but the empirical evidence is mixed, and contemporary theories advance offsetting predictions. This study examines two allegedly similar private investment account programs that differ in politically relevant ways...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1991) 16 (4): 833–835.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Marc A. Rodwin Bradford A. Gray. The Profit Motive and Patient Care: The Changing Accountability of Doctors and Hospitals. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991 440 pp. $37.50 cloth. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 611–615.
Published: 01 August 1998
... Managed Care: Ethics, Trust, and Accountability It hardly bears repeating that managed care has become the organi- zational framework of the new U.S. health care system. To be sure, it remains a vague term applied to myriad and quite distinct arrangements for financing and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1999) 24 (2): 392–396.
Published: 01 April 1999
...Charles M. Kilo Michael L. Millenson. Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. 433 pp. $24.95 cloth. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References Fronstin , P. 1998 . Features of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 February 1977
... care. The final section evaluates the PSRO program as a complete delegation of congressional authority and a failure of Congress to set any rules for the development and application of norms and standards. The lack of any mechanism for accountability of the PSROs to public values and choices is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 223–230.
Published: 01 February 1997
... Health Accounts and Communicative Power Sandra J. Tanenbaum Ohio State University In their articles in this issue of JHPPL, Donald Light, Ezekiel Emanuel and Linda Emanuel, and David...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 815–834.
Published: 01 August 1999
...: Penguin. Report from the Field General Practice Fundholding in the British National Health Service Reform, 1991–1997: GP Accounts of the Dynamics of Change George L...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 709–726.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Michael D. Barr With the United States currently experimenting with medical savings accounts (MSAs), it is appropriate to revisit the Singapore experience, where the practice has been in place for a decade and half. Singapore runs a modern,effective health system at a fraction of the cost of most...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 727–732.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Mark V. Pauly © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 JHPPL 26.4-04 Pauly 7/20/01 3:37 PM Page 727 Commentary Medical Savings Accounts in Singapore: What Can We Know...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 733–738.
Published: 01 August 2001
...William C. Hsiao © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 American Academy of Actuaries. 1995 . Medical Savings Accounts: Cost Implications and Design Issues . Public Policy Monograph. Washington, DC: American Academy of Actuaries. Central Provident Fund, Republic of Singapore. 1999...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 767–788.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Peter J. Hammer Managed care presents the paradox of organizations having real power over people's lives without there being clear or consistent means of ensuring accountability. In Pegram v. Herdrich , the United States Supreme Court struggled with whether “fiduciary duties” under the federal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Meng-Kin Lim © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Barr, Michael D. 2001 . Medical Savings Accounts in Singapore: A Critical Inquiry. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 26 : 709 -726. Goh, Chok Tong. 1966 . Speech by the prime minister at the National Day Rally , 18 August...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 June 1979
...James Warner Bjorkman; Christa Altenstetter This paper presents a critical evaluation of several theories of accountability and their applicability to health care concerns. The authors first provide a preliminary refinement of the imprecise concept of accountability itself and then examine four...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 195–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
... complex and loosely coupled networks. In this latest stage,there is a risk that some important features of democratic leadership, and of decision making in the health care arena, will be eclipsed. Accountability mechanisms must clearly locate responsibility for actions and must allow for the exercise of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 901–917.
Published: 01 August 2014
... embraced the concept of the accountable care organization to help improve quality and efficiency while addressing financial shortfalls. The experience of Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in Massachusetts, where health care reform began six years ago, provides insight into the opportunities and challenges of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 639–645.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Will accountable care organizations (ACOs) deliver high-quality care at lower costs? Or will their potential market power lead to higher prices and lower quality? ACOs appear in various forms and structures with financial and clinical integration at their core; however...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 647–668.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Stephen M. Shortell; Carrie H. Colla; Valerie A. Lewis; Elliott Fisher; Eric Kessell; Patricia Ramsay Abstract There are now more than seven hundred accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the United States. This article describes some of their most salient characteristics including the number and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Brent D. Fulton; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) result in physician organizations' and hospitals' receiving risk-based payments tied to costs, health care quality, and patient outcomes. This article (1) describes California ACOs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 689–703.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Christopher Whaley; H. E. Frech, III; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs), one of the most recent and promising health care delivery innovations, encourage care coordination among providers. While ACOs hold promise for decreasing costs by reducing unnecessary...