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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (6): 1185–1196.
Published: 01 December 2016
...James Brasfield Abstract For a century Missouri was a bellwether state in presidential elections, always picking the winner. Since 2008 it has been experiencing a partisan divide along urban/rural lines with President Obama losing the state twice. The battle over Medicaid expansion found...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (3): 689–694.
Published: 01 June 1995
.... Structural reforms of 1977 and 1989, aimed at strengthening the sickness funds’ and states’ bargain- ing power vis-a-vis physicians, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies, personal redistribution it carries out, and therefore in its importance as a bellwether for the welfare state. 692...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 233–242.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., suggests that this number is misleading, masking thousands who remain ineligible for any coverage, as well as thousands who at any given time are experiencing breaks in coverage. Indeed, the state's community health centers, bellwethers of the underlying problem, report an average of 25 percent uninsured...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (2): 373–383.
Published: 01 April 1995
... important not because they could block consideration of legislation but because each was considered a bellwether for preferences on the floor. They would not oppose the majority but instead were said to represent the majority (Priest and Weiss- kopf 1994: A6). It would be hard to make a case...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (2-3): 341–354.
Published: 01 June 2003
... embodiment of the use of private interests to achieve public goals, has proven the bellwether of the shifting politics of health care. The HMO once was embraced by politicians from Richard Nixon to Ted Kennedy, promoted through legislation from the HMO Act of 1973 to the Health Security Act of 1994...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (2): 211–239.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and are bellwethers of solutions to public policy problems. A dominant narrative that substance use is a criminal justice issue is problematic because it can escalate law enforcement interventions that are ineffective and that raise serious civil rights concerns. Furthermore, a criminalization model of substance use...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 595–614.
Published: 01 August 2010
... expenditure also had the greatest financial reserves, since its members were in a relatively high income bracket and member- ship dues and government finance were based on income level. After the introduction of NHI, the per capita expenditure across funds converged. A bellwether of the significance...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (5): 1179–1196.
Published: 01 October 2001
... bellwether for the influence of lawyering on doctoring. In the popular imagination, physician and attorney traditionally brought to mind very different personalities. Countless anecdotes contrast the two professions (“a doctor, a lawyer, and a were stranded on a desert...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 789–794.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Policy debates about abortion are no longer confined to Western liberal democracies; they have spilled over to the developing world and to the postcommunist societies of East Central Europe. By designating three countries (Kenya, Mexico, and Poland) as regional bellwethers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 794–798.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Policy debates about abortion are no longer confined to Western liberal democracies; they have spilled over to the developing world and to the postcommunist societies of East Central Europe. By designating three countries (Kenya, Mexico, and Poland) as regional bellwethers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 798–803.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Policy debates about abortion are no longer confined to Western liberal democracies; they have spilled over to the developing world and to the postcommunist societies of East Central Europe. By designating three countries (Kenya, Mexico, and Poland) as regional bellwethers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 803–806.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Policy debates about abortion are no longer confined to Western liberal democracies; they have spilled over to the developing world and to the postcommunist societies of East Central Europe. By designating three countries (Kenya, Mexico, and Poland) as regional bellwethers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (4): 807–810.
Published: 01 August 2001
.... Policy debates about abortion are no longer confined to Western liberal democracies; they have spilled over to the developing world and to the postcommunist societies of East Central Europe. By designating three countries (Kenya, Mexico, and Poland) as regional bellwethers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 341–365.
Published: 01 April 1989
..., with little consideration given to efficiency and cost effec- tiveness. Our analysis suggests that, to the extent that an exciting new tech- nique such as MR imaging is a bellwether, this historical pattern may be changing. Thus, because of new financial incentives, the rate of adopting new...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (6): 923–970.
Published: 01 December 2007
... in their remaining years. Some experts consider the Fidelity estimate, which excludes the cost of over-the-counter medications, most dental services, and long-term care, to be too low (Powell 2006). Just as the automobile industry was the bellwether for the expansion of health benefits in the 1940s...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 275–304.
Published: 01 April 1999
... this event as a bellwether of the shift toward viewing market incentives as the key to reforming health care; Deborah A. Stone, for example, characterized the lecture as “probably the single most important document in the cultural transformation surrounding health care” (1997: 542). 280 Journal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (1): 137–169.
Published: 01 February 1995
... available for that state. In addition, California was viewed as a bellwether for the rest of the nation because of its high managed-care 4. In addition, the hospital industry is dominated by not-for-profit hospitals (American Hos- pital Association 1991a), another notable difference from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (2): 319–361.
Published: 01 April 1998
... a number of challenges, and many shelved their most ambitious plans for health care reform and turned their attention to other policy matters. Massachusetts was an early bellwether; by mid-spring of 1994, the legislature had delayed implementing the employer “pay-or-play” mandate for the third time...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (3): 721–789.
Published: 01 June 1997
... insurance reforms similar to the small employer insurance reforms adopted in 1991 and expanded eligibility in the Dr. Dynasaur program to children up to age 18 living in families with incomes up to 225 percent of the federal poverty level. Vermont was an early bellwether when, in May 1994...