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Published: 01 December 2014
Figure 1a Relationship between Average Pediatric and End-of-Life Inpatient Days Figure 1a. Relationship between Average Pediatric and End-of-Life Inpatient Days More
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Published: 01 December 2014
Figure 1b Relationship between Average Pediatric Pneumonia and End-of-Life Inpatient Days Sources : Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care 2011 ; HCUP 2014 Notes : Observations are for 28 states in 2005. Units are the residuals of end-of-life inpatient days per decedent and of inpatient days per More
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Published: 01 December 2014
Figure 1 Variation in Average Fee-for-Service Primary Care Fee Ratios, Medicaid to Medicare, 2012 Source : Authors' map, drawing on data from Zuckerman and Goin 2012 Note : Alaska and North Dakota have not implemented the fee bump because their primary care fees already exceeded Medicare More
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Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 2 Trends in Average Firm R&D and SG&A Expenditures (in Millions of Dollars), 1999–2009 Source : Authors' analyses of data from firms' 10-K filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available in Mergent or Compustat, for firms with at least one NDA approval from the More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 911–921.
Published: 01 August 2015
... taxes. There would be no patient cost sharing. Individuals would have free choice of doctors. Medicare's single-payer bargaining power would slow price increases and reduce medical cost as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Taxes as a percentage of GDP would rise from below average to average...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1061–1085.
Published: 01 October 2015
... comprehensive individual-level information on the premiums paid by this group prior to the establishment of health insurance exchanges. We compare these prior premiums to reference silver premiums available on the exchanges and find that exchange premiums are 4.2 percent higher on average among the entire...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 April 2006
... hospitals in the United States during the year 2000. Multiple regression procedures were used to test the effect of community benefit laws and type of ownership while controlling for organizational and environmental variables. The results of these procedures indicated that, on average, not-for-profit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 227–256.
Published: 01 April 1977
... excessive. In response, the average length of physician graduate training programs is anticipated to be shortened as more MD and DO graduates enter shorter, general practice residencies. The authors expect that the effects of this projected increase in the supply of physicians may relieve geographic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2011
... percent under plausible assumptions and up to 17.4 percent under unrealistic assumptions about unlimited foreign supply, costless trade, and zero profits for intermediaries. Estimated savings to payers are less than the average price differentials between the United States and foreign countries because...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 363–390.
Published: 01 April 1998
... long-term care provided under Medicaid. The average Medicaid long-term care expenditure on persons sixty-five years and older varies from $2,720 in New York to $380 in Arizona. Likewise, payments for home and community-based services (HCBS) vary from $1,180 in New York to $29 in Mississippi. Only a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... for the period 1997-2004. Average estimated cost inefficiency was greater in CAHs (15.9 percent) than in nonconverting rural hospitals (10.3 percent). Further, there was a positive association between length of time in the CAH program and estimated cost inefficiency. CAHs exhibited poorer values for a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 819–842.
Published: 01 October 2007
... had no statistically significant impact on trust in the physician for the average patient. However, the adoption of gag laws is estimated to have increased trust in the physician by a modest amount (25 percent of a standard deviation) for health maintenance organization (HMO) enrollees who did not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 477–489.
Published: 01 April 1993
... jurisdictions. Hospital spending, as a percentage of state gross domestic product (GDP), declined or remained constant in four of the five states. In four out of the five, growth in per capita spending on personal care, as a percentage of GDP, remained or fell below the national average. By contrast, in Canada...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 255–264.
Published: 01 April 1992
...Sandra Christensen Contributions made by or for current enrollees to Medicare will cover less than a third of the costs of their expected lifetime benefits, on average. This subsidy is of concern for two reasons. First, because the subsidy is provided regardless of income, some transfers are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1101–1130.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Jennifer M. Mellor; Jeffrey Milyo Recent studies have found that two state-level measures of social capital, average levels of civic participation and trust, are associated with improvements in individual health status. In this study we employ these measures, together with the Putnam index of state...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2016) 41 (5): 939–968.
Published: 01 October 2016
... have fewer nursing homes, tend to perform better than their counterparts in both excess supply and balanced markets. In addition, a peer effect variable, measured as the average overall rating of the competitors, promotes performance improvement. These findings imply that small markets enable consumers...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 August 2014
... settlement and supervised injunction resulted in compliance with minimum staffing and some improvement in quality measures, but quality levels remained below the average California facilities. The litigation also had some negative financial impact on Skilled Healthcare Group's California facilities and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 August 2016
... payment system restricting further treatment. In 1986 the benefit was extended to beneficiaries living in nursing homes. This change resulted in longer average lengths of stay, explosive growth in the number of hospices, particularly of the for-profit variety, and increases in total Medicare expenditures...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 345–365.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Charles R. Link; Stephen H. Long; Russell F. Settle The Medicaid program was designed to help correct for the unequal access to medical care by income and race in pre-1965 America. Previous evaluations of the program have claimed that on average the eligible poor have enjoyed considerable gains in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1983
... procurement agencies vary greatly in terms of size, organizational structure, and effectiveness. On average, those agencies not formally part of a transplant hospital appear to be the more effective. This can be accounted for by their superior operational flexibility and their pursuit of a “marketing...