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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 139–170.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Corinna Sorenson; Michael K. Gusmano; Adam Oliver Abstract Efforts to support and use comparative effectiveness research (CER), some more successful than others, have been promulgated at various times over the last forty years. Following a resurgence of interest in CER, recent health care reforms...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 171–208.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Alan S. Gerber; Eric M. Patashnik; David Doherty; Conor M. Dowling Abstract The Obama administration has made a major investment in comparative effectiveness research (CER) to learn what treatments work best for which patients. CER has the potential to reduce wasteful medical spending and improve...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2014
... CER. Corinna Sorenson, Michael Gusmano, and Adam Oliver examine the political history of past efforts to use CER over the last forty years. They find concerns that CER was being used to ration services under the guise of science presented the major stumbling blocks to widespread use in the past. Given...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 221–265.
Published: 01 April 2019
... States given the American aversion to government regulation of the health care sector. One such mechanism, comparative effectiveness research (CER), which can be used to incentivize the use of treatments proven to be effective, did make its way into the ACA in the form of the Patient Centered Outcomes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 417–440.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., 6302) provides a significant down payment toward the necessary investment, allocating $500 million of annual funding through 2019 for comparative effectiveness research (CER), and establishes a nonprofit corporation, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to produce and compile the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 1057–1062.
Published: 01 December 2010
... plan (officially known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) included $1.1 billion for research on the comparative effectiveness of health services (CER). Subsequently, the seminal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passed in March 2010 included a provision that built...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1067–1070.
Published: 01 December 2013
... charged references to “death panels,” it seems we have reached a new low for American discourse on rationing. It is no wonder then that proponents of comparative-effectiveness research (CER) are so careful to avoid the R word and even the cost word (note: it is comparative-effectiveness research, not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 705–706.
Published: 01 August 2002
... Institute–funded study researching the use of the Internet by newly diagnosed can- cer patients who contact the Cancer Information Service. She also consults with the Fox Chase Cancer Center in developing research projects aimed at bridging the dig- ital divide. William S. Brewbaker III is professor of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 974–976.
Published: 01 August 1983
... insurance (NHI). It is here that an important opportunity was missed. 1) The authors see national health insurance as perhaps relying on private insurance with mandated minimum benefits. Such an option cer- tainly existed in policy proposals in the early 1970s; the American Medical Association...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 June 1994
... contention are real, and which are the product of prolific myth making? As a peer-reviewed journal of original scholarly research, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law rarely has the occasion or the oppor- tunity to be a participant in a fast-moving, contemporary debate. Cer- tainly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 397–402.
Published: 01 April 1996
... government reorganizations and approaches to integrating health and human services, community health needs assessments and planning, managed care, and cer- tificates of need. For more information on the conference or on membership contact the AHPA, 7245 Arlington Blvd., Ste. 300, Falls Church, VA 22042...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 2011
... new health care law, under the guise of comparative effectiveness research (CER). The precise nature of CER, and where it will be conducted, is currently the subject of debate. However, comparisons with HTA, as practiced in the United Kingdom, were common during discussion of these initiatives...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1183–1186.
Published: 01 December 2005
... University of California, Berkeley/San Francisco. Phuong T. Huynh is program offi cer for the International Program in Health Policy and Practice at the Commonwealth Fund. She manages the Harkness and Packer Fel- lowships, is director of the Ian Axford Fellowships, and assists in the management of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2013) 38 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2013
... much power to give citizens in decision making) might matter. While collective action to fight against the scourge of disease is surely as old as the first human societies, state investment in the fight against cer- tain diseases falls prey to policy fads. Several studies have shown that the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1033–1035.
Published: 01 December 1998
... medicine, he heads a laboratory research program to develop improved cancer treat- ments with radiation therapy. He has served as an officer or board member of radia- tion and medical oncology societies and is currently a member of the National Can- cer Institute Board of Scientific Counselors. Joseph P...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1404–1406.
Published: 01 December 1999
... in the aggregate health indicators among the people of these four states, regardless of regime type and policy approach. But does a particular cost control mechanism, say, managed care, disadvantage cer- tain groups? There is, for example, some evidence that managed care improves the health of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 495–500.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Insurance Experiment in the 1970s suggests that such cost sharing is as likely to discourage the consumption of beneficial health care as it is “unnecessary” health care (Marmor 2010).1 Investments in comparative effectiveness research (CER) are supposed to eliminate “unnecessary” care, saving...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 477–484.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Act (ACA) contained numerous items on health ser- vices researchers’ and health economists’ wish lists, including policies to promote accountable care organizations (ACOs), primary care medical homes, bundled payment, pay for performance (P4P), comparative effec- tiveness research (CER), and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2005) 30 (4): 643–686.
Published: 01 August 2005
... cyclical downturn of the early 2000s led to a budget crisis in almost every state (National Governors Association [NGA] and National Association of State Budget Offi cers [NASBO] 2002), with many state legislatures view- ing tobacco money as a resource for mitigating budget shortfalls (Tobacco 654...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 298–302.
Published: 01 June 1978
... therapists and the host of other professionals are pulling in the same direction-to prevent, cure, or mitigate the effects of illness. I know it sounds soft-headed, but I honestly feel that most individuals embarking on health careers are motivated basically by idealism. Cer- tainly materialism...