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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 February 1995
... financial protection to beneficiaries. In 1986, more than 60 percent of expenditures for physician services were on assigned claims for which there could be no balance billing; by 1990, 80 percent of expenditures were on assigned claims. Balance billing decreased by about 30 percent during the same period...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 366–379.
Published: 01 April 1982
... contributions to employee health insurance plans. This subsidization costs the federal government close to 10 billion dollars a year in lost revenues. Many proposed national health insurance plans assign a key role to employer-based health insurance as a vehicle for financing health care. Federal subsidization...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 April 1991
... expenditures for physician services. We also analyze the effect of increases in assignment rates, increasing incomes of the elderly, and other factors on real expenditures during this period. Our main conclusion is that PPS has at most a small positive effect on real physician expenditures. Because people...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
.... The model assigned approximately 75 percent of the program’s clients to a category with traits that were determined to resemble nursing home residents’ traits. A similar methodology was used to estimate lengths of nursing home stays. Lengths of stay by the program’s nursing home patients were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 617–634.
Published: 01 August 1998
... misconceived. The first rests on the false assumption that the health care system includes a workable division of responsibility regarding access that assigns obligations concerning access to managed care organizations. The second and third criticisms wrongly assume that we in the United States have taken the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 338–354.
Published: 01 June 1976
... prevailing market ethic of individual responsibility and minimal collective obligations to protect and preserve life is replaced with a new public health ethic rooted in social justice. This new ethic would assign the highest priority to life and would stress the obligations of all citizens to share the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Thomas Rice; Lyle Nelson; David C. Colby We assess the potential of increased economic competition by examining whether Medicare beneficiaries are willing to switch to physicians who agree to accept all services on assignment. Data come from a survey of Medicare beneficiaries conducted in November...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 808–845.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Burton A. Weisbrod The study reported on here is the first benefit-cost analysis of a controlled (random assignment) experiment in the mental health field. It compares, in terms of an unusually wide variety of tangible and intangible forms of benefits and costs, a traditional, hospital-based...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 1999
... list of acknowledged untoward vaccine side effects. In addition, the chances of applicant success were influenced by the applicant's choice of attorney and expert witnesses, by the assignment of the Special Master to decide the case, and increasingly over time, by the applicant's ability to comply with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 271–284.
Published: 01 April 1986
... press and television could have done a better job without devoting more space or time to the story. This could have been done by assigning reporters with greater expertise and by paying more attention to the needs of a hypothetical “reasonable reader.” Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 597–631.
Published: 01 June 1994
... for less “image enhancement” and more support from physicians and employers to bring about systemic reform. This includes licensing nurses according to their education, assigning them according to their competencies and education, and paying accordingly. These measures, and only these, will eventually...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1995) 20 (2): 303–327.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Robert T. Kauer; J. B. Silvers; Jill Teplensky New Medicare regulations have replaced the cost-based system of reimbursement of capital expenditures by hospitals with a fixed payment per case based on assigned diagnostic-related groups. For the first time, hospitals must pay the governmental share...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 935–954.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., regional patterns describe which types of organizations are assigned which functions. These full, fragmented, and regionally disparate systems show no signs of constituting a shared model. As a result, if there is an EU model of communicable disease control today, it is at most an aspiration. © 2012 by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 565–585.
Published: 01 June 1989
... for a year's treatment of these thirteen illnesses in Los Angeles in 1986 ranged from a low of $856 for moderate hypertension to a high of $28,411 for care of a severe stroke. For beneficiaries with traditional Medicare whose providers did not accept assignment, out-of-pocket costs ranged from $539 to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 780–782.
Published: 01 August 1982
... Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 6,No. 4, Winter 1982. Copyright @ 1982 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University. 780 Zwick Evaluation of Health Policy Fellowships 781 The remaining nine months include one or two assignments working on major health policy issues...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 35–37.
Published: 01 February 1992
... in Medicare Participation and Assignment Rates, 1984–1987. Final Report, Contract No. 100–86-0023. Washington, DC: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services. Response to Richard Kronick...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 595–609.
Published: 01 August 1985
... make assignment mandatory. In this article we examine and summarize evidence, based on recent studies of governmentally-financedhealth care programs, concerning the effects of changes in physician payment levels.* In particular, we examine how changes in payment levels have affected two...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 1992
... billing. As the authors note, assignment rates in the Medicare program stand at approxi- mately 80 percent now, having increased substantially during the 1980s. If patients were really insensitive to the prices charged by physicians, it would be surprising to find that so many physicians would...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 1980
... allocation. He has been involved in consultation for the last fifteen years, including extensive assignments with DHEW regarding implementation of P.L. 93-641, the Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974. His involvement with California public health policy dates back to the late 1960s and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1089–1098.
Published: 01 October 2014
... indistinguishable from other marketplace enrollees. Because some enrollees do not successfully complete Web-based enrollment and selection of a QHP, a process of automated default QHP assignments is needed. The auto-assignment process provides a default QHP enrollment for private option participants who do...