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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 763–782.
Published: 01 August 1992
... . The Deteriorating Administrative Efficiency of the U.S. Health Care System. New England Journal of Medicine 324 : 1253 -58. On Being Old and Sick: The Burden of Health Care for the Elderly in Canada and the United States...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 811–816.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Christine E. Bishop Joshua M. Wiener, Laurel Hixon Illston, and Raymond J. Hanley. Sharing the Burden: Strategies for Public and Private Long-Term Care Insurance . Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1994. 390 pp. $34.95 cloth, $14.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 755–778.
Published: 01 August 1990
... U.S. health care financing system, suggests that these two options would result in very different distributions of financial burden. Employer-sponsored coverage is financed in a highly regressive fashion, in contrast to the Medicaid program, which is proportional to income. Furthermore, the burden of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 338–354.
Published: 01 June 1976
... cirrhosis is the per capita use of alcohol and suggests that alcohol problems can be controlled or reduced only if all involved in the manufacture, sale or consumption of alcohol accept the burdens of restrictions over its availability and use. This acceptance will not be forthcoming, however, unless the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 479–507.
Published: 01 August 1978
... income, taxation, and health care costs. This paper analyzes these economic effects by focusing on the changes in financial burden of medical care costs between 1969–70 and 1971–72 for eight income classes. The key results that emerge are: the total cost of medical care increases sharply for all of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 93–135.
Published: 01 February 2009
... the discrete policy objectives contained in the reimbursement formula. This complexity highlights the potential trade-off between achieving desired goals and costly administrative burdens, opportunities for appeal and disagreement, difficulties understanding the ramifications of system changes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 203–226.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., institutional capability, and economic sustainability. Of them, only procedural democracy and compatibility with value pluralism point to state leadership. In examining these criteria, we conclude that American policy debates often get federalism backward, putting the burden of health care coverage policy on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 259–269.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Judith Feder This paper explores threats to the maintenance and expansion of public commitment to financing health care for the elderly. Threats come from rising costs that increase financial burdens, especially on low-income elderly; efforts to contain costs that may undermine benefits; and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 409–432.
Published: 01 June 1996
... disproportionate-share hospitals to increase federal reimbursement without increasing the claims on their own revenues. But the increased burden of Medicaid growth on state finances may be more apparent than real. In this article, we test the crowding-out hypothesis using a two-stage, least-squares fixed-effects...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1187–1226.
Published: 01 December 2004
...; lead to a geographic redistribution in premium payments, with those living in areas with high levels of Medicare expenditures paying more; and a much lower financial burden than is the case now for near-poor beneficiaries who do not have full Medicaid coverage. Finally, the article discusses how these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Christa Altenstetter Over the past fifteen years the national government in the Federal Republic of Germany has animated the political debate about rising health care expenditures. However, it has only provided health policy leadership by shifting the burden of financing health and medical care to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
... burden onto the elderly through increased cost sharing or higher premiums also will not solve the program's fiscal problems over the long term. The remaining alternativeimposing higher income or payroll taxes on the under-65 population is also unlikely to be a welcome solution. The authors argue that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 508–530.
Published: 01 August 1978
... burden of proof is on the proposal's proponents to demonstrate that the requirement will improve the status quo in a cost-effective fashion. However, it is shown that on the basis of available information, the proposal “fails” all three of the suggested criteria. Less costly mechanisms for improving the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Gail Silverstein Physician participation in fee-for-service Medicaid programs has been declining nationally since the mid-1970s. Numerous studies have documented the reasons for this decline, including poor reimbursement, payment delays, and administrative burdens. Most are now incorporating...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 729–772.
Published: 01 August 2006
... disease as well as how many suffer are critical factors in explaining why some diseases get more attention than others. In particular, our data reveal that both the print and the broadcast media tend to be much less attentive to diseases that disproportionately burden blacks relative to whites. We also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 February 1990
... transform compressive forces into efforts to shift the burden onto someone else. Pressures from providers in every country for “privatization” and/or payment by users reflect this recognition of economic interest. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 References Aaron , H. J. , and W...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 June 2005
... policy via the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. However, full implementation of risk adjustment was delayed due to clashes with the managed care industry over payment policy, concerns over perverse incentives, and problems of data burden. We review the history of risk adjustment leading up to the Balanced...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 205–228.
Published: 01 April 1981
... recognition in its policy recommendations. Instead, it places the burden of its recommendations on the reform of individual behavior. We explain this focus in terms of the continued centrality of the ideology of individualism and its collective counterpart, social and political pluralism. We then examine the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 163–196.
Published: 01 February 1982
... acupuncture services are scarce or unavailable in most states, and the public's newly recognized right to acupuncture treatment is therefore burdened or effectively denied. Current statutory and medical board regulation of acupuncture is described and evaluated from the standpoint of whether it encourages the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 February 1984
... (the authors' 1979 survey investigating the hospitalization policies of prepaid group practices, and AMPI's study of all HMO applications submitted to HSAs from 1975 through mid-1978) provide information about the extent of HMO applications to planning agencies, the rate of rejections, the burden of...