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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 2011) 36 (5): 829–853.
Published: 01 October 2011
... also provides subsidies to ensure that health insurance premiums are affordable. However, relatively little work has been done on how such affordability standards should be set. The existing literature on affordability is not grounded in social norms and has methodological and theoretical flaws. To...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 185–220.
Published: 01 April 1996
... practice of defensive medicine, in which physicians order tests and procedures primarily because of fear of malpractice liability. In this article, we discuss the issues raised by different definitions of defensive medicine and propose a working definition to guide measurement of the concept. We also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2007) 32 (4): 685–731.
Published: 01 August 2007
... relative cost and tax price of providing Medicaid services are important factors in states' decision to enroll Medicaid beneficiaries in managed care plans, particularly capitated ones. The results also indicate a surprisingly significant influence by labor unions that generally oppose managed care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Eduardo J. Gómez; Jennifer Prah Ruger Abstract In recent years, several emerging nations with burgeoning economies and in transition to democracy have pursued health policy innovations. As these nations have integrated into the world economy through bilateral trade and diplomacy, they have also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
... care costs. Following the private sector’s lead, the two large public programs, Medicaid and Medicare, have also looked to managed care for solving their mounting expenditure problems. Increased reliance on competition, and the growing rejection of rate regulation, have fundamentally re-shaped the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 February 2008
... services, the government's program was a hastily implemented attempt to place primary care, the delivery of which is dominated by private doctors, under firm state control. It was also an attempt to override preexisting arrangements. As such, the government succeeded in its goal of establishing new primary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
... more than one hundred individual stakeholders about mental health purchase-of-service contracting. I also examined relevant documents about contracting practices for mental health services in each state. My results suggest that state policy makers can use mental health contracting to effect multiple...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2004) 29 (3): 491–514.
Published: 01 June 2004
... quality of care they have received and thereby admonishing those providers to improve. However, the validity of exit as a signal of consumer dissatisfaction hinges on how closely it reflects dissatisfaction. Intergroup differences in the propensity to exit could also result in unintended consequences...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
... burden onto the elderly through increased cost sharing or higher premiums also will not solve the program's fiscal problems over the long term. The remaining alternativeimposing higher income or payroll taxes on the under-65 population is also unlikely to be a welcome solution. The authors argue that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 April 2000
... DOJ's primary weapon in prosecuting health care fraud is the federal False Claims Act (FCA) of 1863 (31 U.S.C. secs. 3729–3733). Almost unique among federal antifraud provisions, the FCA may also be used by “private prosecutors” to file lawsuits on behalf of the federal government charging organizations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1121–1148.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Carol S. Weissert; William G. Weissert State legislative staff may influence health policy by gathering intelligence, setting the agenda, and shaping the legislative proposals. But they may also be stymied in their roles by such institutional constraints as hiring practices and by turnover in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 729–772.
Published: 01 August 2006
... disease as well as how many suffer are critical factors in explaining why some diseases get more attention than others. In particular, our data reveal that both the print and the broadcast media tend to be much less attentive to diseases that disproportionately burden blacks relative to whites. We also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 763–782.
Published: 01 August 1992
... problems with access and out-of-pocket costs than younger Americans, their direct costs far exceed those of their Canadian counterparts. We also present data suggesting that, despite these greater costs, rates of growth in use of these services by American elderly have followed roughly the same pattern as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 February 1984
... issue. This coalition was interested not only in biomedical, behavioral, and social aspects of aging, but also in socioeconomic concerns related to the rapidly increasing elderly population. The nature and purpose of the institute was greatly influenced by the political forces and social conditions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 633–666.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Marsha Gold Medicaid is the major national program promoting access to care for low-income populations, but the program also is a federal-state partnership. With costs rising and universal access still a remote objective, many states have turned to market-based strategies involving managed care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
... describes laws in all fifty-one jurisdictions, classifies their relative strength, and assesses the implications of the laws. Most are relatively weak forms and all are limited in application by ERISA and the federal HMO Act. The article also uses an associative multivariate analysis to relate the selective...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 567–598.
Published: 01 June 1999
..., these laws were largely self-enforcing in that changed social norms regarding appropriate smoking behavior led to generally high compliance rates. In contrast, teen access laws were not self-enforcing, but were often enforced through periodic vendor compliance checks. We also found that antitobacco...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1003–1026.
Published: 01 December 2005
... dominated by government bureaucrats. The three reforms also showed important differences in the role of interest groups. Strong support by the rural population and labor unions contributed to the financing reform. In the pharmaceutical reform, which was a big threat to physician income, the president and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2012) 37 (5): 883.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Errata for Anna Kirkland, “The Legitimacy of Vaccine Critics: What Is Left after the Autism Hypothesis?” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 37, no. 1 (February 2012): . On page 80, the text starting with “The foundation was also the source” should read as follows: The foundation was also...