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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 1071–1076.
Published: 01 October 1999
... -762. Physician Collective Bargaining in the Era of Managed Care: A Turning Point in U.S. Medicine Richard M. Scheffler University of California, Berkeley Nearly thirty...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Andrew K. Dolan Several recent legal developments have been analyzed which call into question the appropriateness of state nursing associations as collective bargaining agents for working nurses. A federal case ruled that because some state nursing associations are dominated by supervisors...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 11373736.
Published: 05 June 2024
... GPs, the state, and the health insurance fund. Second, it argues that MSP policy's implementation relies on a complex bargaining process between private providers and public authorities that enables the former to shape it to their local needs. Conclusions : MSP implementation experiences raise...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (3): 364–374.
Published: 01 June 1978
... absolute part of hospital resources devoted to labor costs, conservatively estimated to be about 55 percent of total budget. This paper examines the impact of state efforts in prospectively setting rates on collective bargaining outcomes in the hospital sector. Specifically, bargaining in New York...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 421–439.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Lily M. Hoffman There have been two trends within the physician housestaff movement: increased acceptance of collective bargaining and unions, and a shift from narrower economic to broader political demands, including some involving patient care. Case studies of politically active housestaff...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 497–510.
Published: 01 June 2006
... agencies in hospital merger cases and an antitrust exemption for physicians to bargain collectively with health insurers. One of the more salient facts about health care antitrust enforcement is the notable recent lack of success of the enforcement agencies in hospital merger cases. This may be due...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 575–604.
Published: 01 August 2002
...William S. Brewbaker, III In the public debate over the extension of collective bargaining rights to independent physicians, union proponents' primary argument has been that patients would benefit from allowing physicians to bargain collectively with health plans. This article examines the likely...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 453–496.
Published: 01 August 2009
... province—also leads to a set of profession-state bargains that define the limits of variation. Duke University Press 2009 Aaron, H. J., and S. M. Butler. 2008 . A Federalist Approach to Health Reform: The Worst Way, Except for All the Others. Health Affairs 27 : 725 -735. Andreopoulos, S...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (5): 583–607.
Published: 01 October 2022
... markets. Volume bargaining in the pharmaceutical supply chain and asset managers’ common ownership of pharmaceutical firms further complicate the definitional process. Hence, the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI), one measure used by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice to screen...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
... recognized the competitive bargaining advantages in negotiating with health plans through their own consolidation and mergers. Unanswered in the managed care revolution is the means for financing care for the 41 million uninsured Americans. Moreover, whether the private and public sector are willing, or need...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 363–382.
Published: 01 April 1997
... being pursued both to seek efficiencies and to improve the bargaining position of the organization. External forces that are driving these changes include more aggressive activities on the part of purchasers to contain their costs, developments in information technology, management innovation in other...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (6): 1185–1196.
Published: 01 December 2016
... a Democratic governor unable to convince a Republican legislative majority to support ACA-based expansion. The more highly partisan legislative environment has rendered traditional bargaining and negotiations impossible on the controversial question of Medicaid expansion. Despite supportive advocacy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 543–574.
Published: 01 August 2002
...; beginning in 1998, physicians promoted legislation that would exempt independent practitioners from the antitrust laws for collective bargaining purposes. Both initiatives passed in the House of Representatives but failed in the Senate. This article uses an advocacy coalition framework to reinterpret...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (3): 531–550.
Published: 01 June 1993
.... history, only to find themselves defeated by conservatives willing to deploy ideological, emotionally charged arguments against government-sponsored reforms. Today's advocates of inside-the-beltway bargains for hammering out compromise reforms may be vulnerable to similar conservative counterattacks...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 929–958.
Published: 01 August 1992
... decision making in Germany takes place through a collective bargaining process between the sickness funds and the providers. In such a system, the interests of groups who are not represented at the negotiation tablesuch as the elderlytend to be neglected. A national health system of the British type links...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (1): 75–106.
Published: 01 February 2004
... to control costs, and the lack of a business case for quality has discouraged embedded caregiving. These developments instead have encouraged and enabled physicians' organizations to adopt strategies that protect their members from the bargaining power and micromanagement of health plans. The article...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (4): 695–718.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Gerald Markowitz; David Rosner In recent years, voluntary health insurance costs have become a major source of friction in labor-management negotiations. What was once a “fringe” has led to job actions, strikes, and intensive bargaining. We examine the history of labor's participation in New York...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (4): 615–658.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., adversarial), institutional power (fragmented versus centralized), and resources . An institutional framework further characterizes these approaches as based on models of managerial discretion and adjudication (United States), consultation (Canada), and bargaining (Britain, France) to clarify the patterns...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 1985
... identified bargains; on average they lowered their annual contribution to premium by almost 40 percent while maintaining the level of benefits. Insurance plans offering relatively generous coverage of a particular service attract a disproportionately high share of enrollees who expect substantial use...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...