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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2019) 44 (4): 665–677.
Published: 01 August 2019
... sharing increased, this became a larger concern, and in 2000 France created a system of publicly funded gap coverage for the poor. That reform also created a right to a basic package of health care irrespective of employment status (Hassenteufel and Palier 2007 ). In Switzerland and the Netherlands...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 621–624.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Barry Checkoway Burton Yale Pines, Back to Basics: The Traditionalist Movement That Is Sweeping Grass-Roots America (New York: William Morrow and Company, 1982), 348 pp., $13.50. Copyright © 1983 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1983...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Michael D. Bayles This paper analyzes the political justifiability of not covering services under national health insurance. Policies are justified by what reasonable, informed, and self-interested persons with limited benevolence would accept. Three basic justifiable purposes of national health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 444–470.
Published: 01 August 1977
... health care systems. These are labelled the eras of benign neglect, health insurance and government regulation. It is then noted that three basic approaches to the politics of health have been taken over the years. These are labelled the group, modified group and holistic approaches. The article then...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1031–1055.
Published: 01 December 2008
... issue, price competition for a standardized basic benefits package, community rating, sliding-scale income-based subsidies for patients, and risk equalization for insurers. Our assessment of the first two years is based on Dutch Central Bank statistics, national opinion polls, consumer surveys, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 709–753.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Carol Sakala After a hiatus in the early to mid-1980s, a growing number of policy leaders, policy organizations, and citizen groups are advocating programs that ensure basic medical care for all. Although a large literature examines the applicability to the U.S. of national medical care programs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Bhaven Sampat; Michael Drummond Confronted with similar challenges, the United States and the United Kingdom have adopted very different health technology policies. In the United States, the focus has been on technology creation, in particular the funding of basic biomedical research at the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 253–295.
Published: 01 April 2012
... response to the “global health crisis.” Yet global health is a complex and uncertain policy issue. This article uses narrative analysis to explore how actors deal with these complexities and how uncertainties affect global health governance. By comparing three narratives in terms of their basic assumptions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 54–70.
Published: 01 February 1978
..., limitations on the provision of the basic services, and arrangements for paying providers. Data are presented to show that, in fact, the states do vary considerably on these factors, which can be analyzed in the aggregate (i.e., as the MPI) or separately. In addition, several uses for the MPI are discussed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 191–227.
Published: 01 February 1989
..., states that confront the need to meet a binding budget-balancing requirement may allocate funds away from expensive medical procedures that benefit the few toward basic services that benefit the many; the Oregon and Virginia Medicaid programs exemplify this point. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Jeffrey M. Prottas The American organ procurement system has improved and matured in the last five years. At the same time, the basic challenges facing it have remained substantially the same because the moral and legal framework of the system has not changed. Success at organ procurement continues...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 503–522.
Published: 01 June 1989
... facilities–has been the exceeding irrelevance of one of the basic tenets of psychiatric care: that clinical treatment precedes social functioning. With two vignettes of chronic patients the article illustrates how symptoms and survival are fused in the contemporary, inclusionary system of care. Copyright...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 955–972.
Published: 01 August 1995
... policy issue. This article uses experience from Washington State’s Basic Health Plan to examine the enrollment choices of low-income families in a state-subsidized voluntary insurance plan offered through managed care organizations. We hypothesize that the decision to enroll, which encompasses the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
... payers are experimenting with payment systems that combine the basic element of FFS — a fee for each service — with arrangements that allow providers to share the savings if they hold total spending per patient below a targeted amount. Medicare's accountable care organizations (ACOs) embody the shared...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 221–226.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Mary A. Clark Abstract In Latin America, competing definitions of universal health care are found. Variants include traditional universalism, basic universalism, and minimal or residual universalism. These definitions are informed by European traditions, a renewed emphasis on equity among Latin...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 309–332.
Published: 01 April 1980
... public bureaucracies and corporate vested interests. Hospital planning continues to be carried out for rather than with the consumer and citizen. Hospital planning which is a mixture of goal and process-oriented planning does not change the basic orientation of health care systems, which are disease...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 742–768.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Charles Brecher; Maury Forman Local public officials have become greatly concerned about the impact of the continued demand for local subsidies for outpatient programs. This article examines two basic obstacles to the fiscal viability of inner city ambulatory programs, management practices and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 96–110.
Published: 01 February 1982
...James D. Chesney The goal of having local health planning agencies represent their communities is considered. A basic premise is that the legal structure of an agency is related to how well a community is represented. This premise is tested, and two strategies are presented for building HSAs which...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 44–75.
Published: 01 February 1983
... delayed or rescinded, the result of an ongoing debate about the policy's wisdom. Political and economic interests are at stake, as are matters of principle; and disputes over basic facts remain unresolved. Both advocates and opponents of a mandatory passive-restraint requirement agree that restraints can...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2005) 30 (1-2): 79–96.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Unto Häkkinen; Juhani Lehto This article describes some essential aspects of the Finnish political and governmental system and the evolution of the basic institutional elements of the health care system. We examine the developments that gave rise to a series of health care reforms and reform...