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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 1991
...William P. Gronfein; Eleanor DeArman Kinney Indiana's comprehensive malpractice reforms, inaugurated in 1975, include a cap on damages, a mandated medical review before trial, and a state insurance fund to pay claims equal to or greater than $100,000. We have found that the amount of compensation...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1413–1431.
Published: 01 December 1997
... from others who have had negotiating responsibilities for over a quarter of a century—the provincial medical associations in Canada. In this article we examine the structure, process, and outcomes of negotiations between physicians, with a focus on responses to new physician expenditure caps in Ontario...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
... percent of malpractice premiums. Using state data for the period 1998-2002, we regress claims defense expenses against a variety of reform variables. These include seven tort reforms (noneconomic damage caps, punitive damage limits, attorney fee limits, modified collateral source rule, modified joint and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 663–689.
Published: 01 August 1989
... changes by state. Dollar ceilings on recoveries (“caps”) are shown to be the strongest reforms in terms of their impact on paid claim size. Most caps limit recovery for noneconomic loss, though some limit dollar awards. Other reforms that reduced payments per claim were costs awardable provisions and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1129–1149.
Published: 01 December 2006
... to new procedures and drugs. The prohibition on extra billing has remained essentially unchanged, but the momentum for deregulation has been lost. In 2005 an alternate proposal was made to contain SHI expenditures by introducing a global cap on health expenditures and increasing out-of-pocket payment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 1978
... relationships to causes of hospital cost inflation. Federal proposals for a regulatory cap on costs are also discussed along with a view of how such proposals are related to probable causes of hospital cost inflation and of the relevance of other experience. Copyright © 1978 by the Department of Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 1986
... commitment standards was managed differently in the two state hospitals: one imposed a cap on admissions; the other phased out voluntary admissions at a rate roughly equal to the increase in commitments. These findings illustrate both the substantive impact of broadened civil commitment law and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 109–127.
Published: 01 February 2018
... aligned with preexisting policy-making structures and decision trends. Republican proposals to cap or reduce federal funding for Medicaid, if enacted, would compel states to contain program costs. In this context, states' established decision-making processes for updating Medicaid fee schedules, which we...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2018) 43 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 April 2018
... state politics, it is important to understand the key characteristics of the waiver so that other states can learn how to better incorporate value-based arrangements into future waivers or attempts to limit spending under proposed Medicaid per-capita caps or block grants. In this article, we examine the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 February 1981
... other LTC-related policies would be consolidated in a formula-based, capped block grant. The potential advantages are in the areas of responsiveness, coordination and institution-building at the state level. Potential problems include new organizational demands on the designated LTC state agency...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
... teams that judged client eligibility were employed by a state agency and thus were independent from the program contractors; clients were required to be in need of at least a three-month nursing home stay; a cap was placed on the number of HCB services clients contractors were allowed to serve each...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 380–385.
Published: 01 April 1996
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 274–277.
Published: 01 February 1994
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 488–503.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., confronted by the large costs of renal therapy, the Department of Health and Social Security took the unusual step of getting a cap on the total amount of money available for renal failure. In the words of their 1971 We actually set aside a sum of money which we told the Hospitals Boards...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 June 1991
... Crisis. Washington, DC: The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Gronfein , William P. , and Eleanor D. Kirtney. 1991 . Controlling Large Malpractice Claims: The Unexpected Impact of Damage Caps. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (elsewhere in this issue). Hallinan , Joseph T...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 214–218.
Published: 01 February 1983
..., and until now kept on hold, essen- tially aim to brake spending by new forms of taxing. The first proposal would put a cap on the value of annual employer contributions to the purchase of employee health insurance plans that may be excluded from the employees’ taxable income. The cap would...
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Published: 01 April 2017
Figure 1 Expected Years to Adoption, by Seed Ensemble Type (Five Seeds) Notes : Bars represent the average years to adoption. We calculated these by taking the average years to adoption within each draw and then averaging across draws. The black capped lines represent 95 percent confidence More
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Published: 01 April 2017
these using the average probability of adoption for each strategy within each draw and then calculating the proportion improvement relative to random seeds within each draw. We then averaged across draws. The black capped lines represent 95 percent confidence intervals for the average improvement based More
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Published: 01 April 2017
adoption for each strategy within each draw and then calculating the proportion improvement relative to random seeds within each draw. We then averaged across draws. The black capped lines represent 95 percent confidence intervals for the average improvement based on the standard error of the improvement More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1107–1111.
Published: 01 October 2015
... a case study of the politics and implementation of an agreement in 2009 between Rhode Island and federal officials, under which the state agreed to a five-year cap on federal Medicaid spending in exchange for increased state discretion over various aspects of the program. Motivated largely by a need...