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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Deborah A. Stone Peter Schuck, Agent Orange on Trial: Mass Toxic Disasters in the Courts (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1986), 347 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 Book Reviews 371 Peter Schuck, Agent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 1055–1068.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... Health Affairs 17 (6): 142 -149. Rodwin, M. 1995 . Conflicts in Managed Care. New England Journal of Medicine 33 (2): 604 -607. Sappington, D. E. 1991 . Incentives in Principal-Agent Relationships. Journal of Economic Perspectives 5 (2): 545 -566. Schauffler, H. H., C. Brown, and A...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Andrew K. Dolan Several recent legal developments have been analyzed which call into question the appropriateness of state nursing associations as collective bargaining agents for working nurses. A federal case ruled that because some state nursing associations are dominated by supervisors, they...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 243–266.
Published: 01 April 1996
... for not using the latest available technology. In this article, we report the results of a case study we conducted to better understand the relationship between the introduction and use of one particular technology, low-osmolar contrast agents, and liability concerns. Our study suggests that both...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2005) 30 (4): 719–750.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Helene Levens Lipton; Jonathan D. Agnew; Marilyn R. Stebbins; Angela Kuo; R. Adams Dudley As drug costs rose in the 1990s, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) began transferring risk for prescription drug expenditures to physician groups. With principal-agent theory as a framework for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 1987
... and format, minimum rates of return, sale of these policies related to disclosure requirements, consumer information activities, and penalties for agent and company abuse. This paper examines the impact of specific regulations on the ratio of the expected policy benefits per premium dollars and on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 5–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
... rising prices through direct regulation at the state level. Yet this literature fails to account for how change agents in the states gradually reconfigured the politics of prices, forging new, transparency-based policy instruments called all-payer claims databases (APCDs), which are designed to empower...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 697–735.
Published: 01 December 1986
... devolution of decision-making authority upon consumers and their agents that is occurring today and that seems likely to continue as competitive forces become stronger and opportunities for meaningful consumer choice increase. What we are witnessing is the simultaneous deprofessionalization and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 305–321.
Published: 01 April 1988
... that tools are available to enable sponsors (active collective agents on the demand side who contract with health plans to structure and manage competition) to use competition to achieve a reasonable degree of efficiency and equity for their sponsored populations. All this implies a more complex...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 33–80.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Troyen A. Brennan; Robert F. Carter How to evaluate and apply probabilistic scientific evidence that cancer (or other diseases) have been caused by chemical substances (or other environmental agents) constitutes a critical problem which must be addressed by legal institutions. This article analyzes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 273–292.
Published: 01 April 2002
... emergency response, but also long-term health care, risk communication, research, and economic assistance. Organizing an effective response challenges government institutions because the issues involved—eligibility for health care,the effects of low-level exposure to toxic agents, stress-related illnesses...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1065–1100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... health care was ill suited to commercialization. There are similarities across all five countries in what has been adopted and rejected. Some market reforms are more legitimate than others. Reforms based on resolving principal-agent problems, including purchaser-provider splits and managerial reforms...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 663–680.
Published: 01 August 2010
...David Wilsford Policy universes are usually characterized by stability, even when stability represents a suboptimal state. Institutions and processes channel and cajole agents along a policy path, restricting the available solution set. Herein, structure is usually to the fore. But what of agency...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 797–816.
Published: 01 August 1989
... regulate quality of life. Moreover, from a legal perspective, the less concrete nature of the concept of quality of life may make it more difficult to regulate than quality of care. Finally, although regulation would probably be necessary if potential nursing home residents (and their agents) lacked the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 195–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
... marked by trust-based, principal-agent relationships established to overcome information gaps. Over time (and to different degrees across nations),emphasis shifted to contractual relationships assuming relatively well-informed actors and then to performance monitoring and information sharing within...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 557–567.
Published: 01 June 2006
... notion that consumers, acting independently, will drive greater competition in health care markets. Rather we suggest an important role remains for trusted agents who can analyze inherently complex price and quality information and negotiate on consumers' behalf. With aggregated information identifying...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 171–208.
Published: 01 February 2014
... potential source of public support: Americans' trust in physicians as faithful agents of patient interests. We conducted two national surveys to explore the public's confidence in doctors compared to other groups. We find that doctors are viewed as harder workers, more trustworthy, and more caring than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2016) 41 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 February 2016
... an argument among friends. No proponent of robust public health surveillance would countenance ethical lapses exemplified by the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. No skeptic of public health surveillance would deny the need for aggressive measures to address efficiently transmitted deadly infectious agents...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2000) 25 (1): 101–132.
Published: 01 February 2000
... manuscript. ———. 1999b . The Structure and Enforcement of Health Insurance Rating Reforms . Unpublished manuscript. ———. 2000a . The Role of Independent Agents in the Success of Health Insurance Market Reforms. Milbank Quarterly (in press). ———. 2000b . The Competitive Impact of Small Group...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2000) 25 (1): 71–100.
Published: 01 February 2000
..., Pennsylvania, and Connecticut . University of California, Irvine working paper. Hackey, Robert B. 1998 . Rethinking Health Care Policy: The New Politics of State Regulation . Washington,DC: Georgetown University Press. Hall, Mark A. 2000 . The Role of Independent Agents in the Success of Health...