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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 1986
... been denied voluntary admission to a state hospital prior to the killing, resulted in an increase in involuntary admissions in the county where it occurred a full year before the standards were revised. The law itself had the effect of increasing commitments throughout the state, reducing the levels of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 729–751.
Published: 01 August 1994
... separate regression equations for total margin, operating margin, net revenue per admission, and expense per admission. We examined data for 201 Pennsylvania hospitals and found that hospital profits were inversely related to the severity of illness index. Expense per admission was positively related to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 675–697.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Roger Feldman; Bryan Dowd; Don McCann; Allan Johnson In this study we explore whether HMO-induced competition has contained expenditures in Minneapolis/St. Paul hospitals. Specifically, we assessed the impact of HMOs on revenue, cost, and net income per admission in Twin Cities hospitals from 1979...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... number of proxy measures for efficiency, including expenses per admission and labor productivity (full-time-equivalent employees per outpatient-adjusted admission). Non-CAH rural hospitals had a stronger correlation between cost inefficiency and operating margin than CAH facilities did. 2010 Aigner, D...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 363–381.
Published: 01 April 1991
... admissions would have been provided to the uninsured in a typical year. Many of these newly purchased admissions were for “nondiscretionary” medical care, suggesting that beneficial care to the indigent was rationed prior to the introduction of the uncompensated care pools. Copyright © 1991 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 313–324.
Published: 01 April 1987
... analysis is used to control for selected variables that also influence utilization of hospital care. Cities with public hospitals were found to provide between 31 and 34 uncompensated adjusted admissions per 100 uninsured poor; in cities without a public hospital, 24 such admissions were provided. In the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... thus may both reduce barriers to compensation and increase disclosure of error. Little evidence, however, is available on the performance of such systems. This article reports on the analysis of two data sources—a sample of hospital admissions and a complete set of compensation claims for medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
... American use of nursing homes in 2000 took place in the South and West. Average nursing-home case-mix acuity for African Americans and Caucasians were essentially identical, suggesting that shifts in payment incentives have eliminated the selective admission of easy-care private-pay (predominantly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 295–319.
Published: 01 April 2006
... about adverse events generated from a representative survey of public hospital admissions in New Zealand and classifies these under a range of eligibility criteria for different possible compensation systems. These are then evaluated according to a number of policy design considerations, using variables...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 705–727.
Published: 01 August 1994
... of society-wide, third-party reimbursement produced conflicts with doctors over admission to practice, work rules, and pay in all countries. Eventually new arrangements were made to settle conflicts of interest and to ensure the harmonious operation of health care services. Policymakers and financial...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 607–621.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Martha S. Swartz This article examines whether hospitals should obtain specific informed consent for HIV testing in addition to the general consent for routine procedures that is obtained upon admission. The article argues that specific consent should be obtained in all instances in which the HIV...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Naoki Ikegami Case-mix-based payment was developed for hospital chronic care units in Japan to replace the flat per diem rate and encourage the admission of patients with higher medical acuity and was part of a policy initiative to make the tariff more evidence based. However, although the criteria...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... inefficiently, with little attention to appropriateness of admissions, lengths of stay, ambulatory treatment modalities, or varying levels of care. Public sector goals for the 1990s should include filling current shortages in drug treatment services, developing adequate long-term funding for treating addicts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 455–481.
Published: 01 June 1998
...) reduction in bed supply but higher costs per day and per admission, along with higher hospital profits. CON regulations generally have no detectable effect on diffusion of various hospital-based technologies. It is doubtful that CON regulations have had much effect on quality of care, positive or negative...
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Published: 01 December 2013
primary care clinics; (2) voluntary sector; (3) Sheffield Eating Disorder Services; (4) private day services; (5) emergency medical admissions; (6) inpatient admission to specialist hospital; (7) admission to acute psychiatric wards. Figure 6. Production Function: Health Benefits to the Population with More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
... payers at admission (U.S. GAO 1979). Minnesota data from 1977-79 suggested that perhaps a quarter of Medicaid patients had been private payers at admission (U.S. GAO 1983). More recently, Burwell et al. (1989) used Michigan Medicaid claims data to analyze Medicaid spend-down. Approximately one...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 613–623.
Published: 01 August 1986
... period 197 1-8 1 was examined. Cost was defined in terms of hospital expenses for inpatient services per capita, per admission, and per adjusted patient-day . Background There is a considerable literature regarding costs and utilization for members of HMOs compared with similar populations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 April 1985
..., Utilization and Capital Investment,” Inquiry 21 (Spring 1984): 45-59. Eby & Cohodes Rate-Setting 301 Briefly, the evidence suggests that, where they have been tried, rate-setting pro- grams have generally constrained per diem or per admission hospital costs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 267–290.
Published: 01 April 2001
... in the Breast Implant Case . New York: W.W. Norton. Black, Bert. 1986 . A Unified Theory of Scientific Evidence. Fordham Law Review 56 : 595 -695. ———. 1988 . Evolving Standards for the Admissibility of Scientific Evidence. Science 239 : 1508 -1512. Brennan, Troyen A. 1991...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 February 1981
... occupied by persons no longer requiring hospital care attests to a rising preoccupation with the appropriate use of hospital beds. Such beds are not available for new admissions (entry to them is said to be blocked) and the elderly patients in these beds are usually persons whose needs might...