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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 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 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 June 2011) 36 (3): 581.
Published: 01 June 2011
... While most essays in this issue find something to praise about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, many also find areas of weakness. The essays in this section offer ways to continue to improve on the parts of the bill that, in their view, still need work. Peter D...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 573–597.
Published: 01 June 2013
... also contribute to economic efficiency by creating transparency as the foundation of competitive generic drug markets, reducing transaction costs, and favoring trade. The law in most countries requires manufacturers to designate pharmaceuticals with INNs in labeling and advertising. Generic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 421–439.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Amy Dworsky; Kym Ahrens; Mark Courtney This research uses data from a longitudinal study to examine how two provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act could affect health insurance coverage among young women who have aged out of foster care. It also explores how allowing young...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 2002
... also are relatively profitable enrollees for health plans. In conclusion: using the results here and in other research, public and private policy makers may consider several ways to strengthen the incentives for health plans to contract for cost-effective birth-related services. The results also raise...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Troyen A. Brennan Practice guidelines are standardized specifications for managing particular clinical problems and are intended to improve the outcomes of medical care by increasing adherence to standards of care. They are also meant to make medicine more cost-effective by eliminating unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 977–1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
... participants, the desire for autonomy in making end-of-life decisions was a primary concern, yet fear that PAS legislation could violate this autonomy in various ways was a deep concern as well. Also reported were widespread accounts of disability-based discrimination and frequent expressions of fear about...
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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 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 2013) 38 (5): 1023–1050.
Published: 01 October 2013
... and steps in the decision-making process. This new measure reveals wide variation not only among states that have adopted Medicaid expansion but also among those that have rejected it but have also made progress. We use this new measure to spotlight cross-pressured Republican states that have adopted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1213–1251.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the cost of providing health care, due to variation in the intensity of health care use, is a key determinant of eligibility policies, and I also find tentative evidence of an effect for payment policies. Because rising health care spending increases the cost of providing health insurance coverage...
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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...