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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 389–410.
Published: 01 June 1984
... imbalanced “political market” in health policy. This study examines an important aspect of the antitrust enforcement process, the decision by a state attorney general to undertake an aggressive antitrust enforcement program in the health area. Three variables were found to explain this decision: the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
... plaintiffs, attorneys, medical providers, and malpractice insurers in the intended way is crucial to policy makers, if they are to achieve their goal. This study specifically examines the effect of reforms on the claims defense efforts of insurers, given that defense expenses account for approximately 30...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 380–406.
Published: 01 April 1982
... the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1982 Mandated Mental Health Benefits in Private Health Insurance Thomas G. McGuire, Boston University, and John T. Montgomery, Department of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1109–1152.
Published: 01 December 2004
...C. Lee Harrington This article reports on a qualitative study of defense attorneys'perceptions of the mental competence or rationality of death row inmates'decisions to waive habeas appeals and proceed directly to execution. Interviews were conducted with twenty attorneys who have either directly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 785–818.
Published: 01 October 2007
... attorneys were unable to stop the procedure's diffusion. Plaintiffs' attorneys had a much easier and more sympathetic story to tell and were able to exploit vulnerabilities facing the defense. Duke University Press 2007 Ader, M. 1996 . Access to Investigational Treatments. Health Matrix 6...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 797–828.
Published: 01 October 2010
... information exchange. Defense lawyers were less likely than plaintiff attorneys to mediate. Both plaintiff and defense attorneys were satisfied with the process, as were plaintiffs, hospital representatives, and insurers. Changes in hospitals' practices or policies to improve patient safety were identified...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 705–721.
Published: 01 August 1988
... effective way of reducing their stress would be to avoid “live” testimony. We propose that many simple improvements for example, increasing the involvement of guardians ad litem, providing adequate time to prepare the child for court, reducing the number of continuances granted, and training attorneys and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 April 2000
... with submitting false claims to the government. The FCA rewards such whistle-blowers with a share of any resulting recoveries as a bounty and protects them from discharge for filing false claims lawsuits against their employers. It also requires defendants to pay the costs and attorneys fees of...
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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): 297–303.
Published: 01 April 1986
...Emily H. Thomas; Kathleen S. Andersen; Jane E. Franz In October 1984, a diverse group that included physicians and other health professionals, attorneys, members of the press, ethicists, and social scientists met for two and a half days at the State University of New York at Stony Brook to discuss...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 289–313.
Published: 01 April 1996
... compliance with malpractice defenses. We review all relevant case law and legislative enactments to shed light on the influence of medical malpractice on guidelines. We also use data from a nationwide survey of malpractice attorneys to supplement our legal analysis. Although guidelines are being used for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 315–346.
Published: 01 April 1996
..., major changes were made in the law governing malpractice litigation. We determine the effect of these changes and of various other factors affecting medical malpractice claims. We analyze the effect of a statute that was designed to curtail “forum shopping” by attorneys for plaintiffs. This statute was...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1175–1183.
Published: 01 December 2016
... officials, health care providers, attorneys, and researchers must be skilled and prepared to successfully navigate and resolve potential pitfalls for its benefits to be fully realized. Among the significant challenges related to policy surveillance are: (1) timing; (2) agenda setting; (3) predictable misuse...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 887–896.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the prices they charge to commercial insurers. It is thus a key question for antitrust enforcers to figure out how to separate the sheep from the goats. This article, representing our personal views as state antitrust enforcers in the California attorney general's office, offers our reflection on a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 487–530.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Susan P. Shapiro Abstract Resolution of long-standing debates about the role and impact of advance directives — living wills and powers of attorney for health care — has been hampered by a dearth of appropriate data, in particular data that compare the process and outcomes of end-of-life decision...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 811–814.
Published: 01 August 1999
... wave of tobacco litigation extolled in this issue by Peter Jacobson and Kenneth Warner, particularly the lawsuits brought by various state attorneys general, has strong appeal. According to Jacobson and Warner, turning to the courts to do the work of legisla- tures and regulatory agencies in this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 572–574.
Published: 01 April 1982
... (USGPO, 1981). His current research concerns the financing and regula- tion of mental health services and the demand for physicians’ services. John T. Montgomery is an Assistant Attorney General and Chief of the Consumer Protection Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. He...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 February 2008
... associate attorney general in the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office, a health policy consultant at AIDS Action Council in Washington, DC, and an associate at the law firm of Shearman and Sterling in New York City. She received her AB degree from Wellesley College, her JD from the Yale Law School...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 705–706.
Published: 01 August 2002
... from Johns Hopkins University. He was a partner in the Baltimore law firm Niles, Barton & Wilmer and is a former assis- tant attorney general and deputy counsel to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Ameringer is the author of State Medical Boards and the Politics of Public...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 897–903.
Published: 01 August 2015
... allow transactions to proceed subject to judicially supervised controls — typically caps on rate increases, limitations on future affiliations, and limitations on bundled bidding for payer contracts. These decrees, adopted by a few state attorneys general, have been the subject of extensive criticism...