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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 309–342.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Kevin T. Stroupe; Eleanor D. Kinney; Thomas J. J. Kniesner Although chronically ill individuals need protection against high medical expenses, they often have difficulty obtaining adequate insurance coverage due to medical underwriting practices used to classify and price risks and to define and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1230–1237.
Published: 01 October 1999
...Jacob S. Hacker Richard Kronick and Joy de Beyer. Medicare HMOs: Making Them Work for the Chronically Ill . Chicago: Health Administration Press, 1999. 249 pp. $40.00 paper. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References Congressional Budget Office (CBO). 1998 . The Economic and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Sarah E. Gollust; Wendy M. Rahn Abstract Health policy researchers often evaluate the social and economic consequences of chronic illness, but rarely have they considered the implications of chronic illness on one important form of political participation: voting. However, if chronic illnesses...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 633–642.
Published: 01 June 1994
..., and coinsurance. Respondents adopted a variety of strategies to keep private health insurance, including selectivity in submitting claims, which worked to reduce their health insurance coverage. Our findings raise two crucial questions: (1) to what extent are the chronically ill forced to take...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1185–1211.
Published: 01 December 2014
... rates of avoidable use and costs among these patients. The potential savings among Medicaid enrollees are considerable, particularly if Medicaid ACOs can develop ways to successfully address the high burden of chronic illness and behavioral health conditions prevalent in the prospective demonstration...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 2015
... covered in both programs (e.g., surgery that has been authorized but not yet performed; ongoing prescription medications for chronic illness; or some but not all therapy or counseling sessions have been completed); and (4) the loss of coverage for a service that is not a covered benefit in the new program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 595–631.
Published: 01 April 1997
... managed care into Medicare, and reviews evidence from the program’s experience with HMOs on financial savings, benefit coverage, and quality of care. This evidence raises concerns regarding the ability of HMOs to provide adequate care for chronically ill Medicare patients. Moreover, there is considerable...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 285–294.
Published: 01 June 1976
... authors propose instead that the VA become a model system for the care of the chronically ill, the alcoholic, and the aged whose needs tend to be neglected by the overall health system. Copyright © 1976-77 by Duke University Press 1976 ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 345–365.
Published: 01 April 1982
... physician and hospital utilization designed to control for a variety of socioeconomic, health status, and resource supply characteristics. While earlier evaluations overstated the extent of racial differentials in 1969, blacks who were not chronically ill had significantly lower levels of ambulatory care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 185–224.
Published: 01 February 1997
... insureds. Participation would mean much more than casting a vote or writing a check but would also include the mutual sharing of time and energy in the tasks that need to be done: long-term and short-term care, practices of prevention, caringfor the chronically ill, and monitoring bureaucratic and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 637–666.
Published: 01 August 1992
... relatively healthy ones and chronically ill persons often cannot obtain health insurance coverage Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 References Altman , Stuart H. , and Marc A. Rodwin. 1988 . Halfway Competitive Markets and Ineffective Regulation: The American Health Care System. Journal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 899–928.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Ellen Jane Hollingsworth In comparing the development and strength of community-based services for the chronically mentally ill in the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom, I analyze how the structure of each country's general medical system has influenced services for the chronically...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
... chronic disease related to people's unhealthy lifestyles and physical environments. It identifies common features that make it difficult to establish and maintain initiatives to prevent or reduce costly illness and physical suffering: (1) public health benefits are generally dispersed and delayed; (2...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 341–355.
Published: 01 April 1990
... people. The increasing cost of care for people who were chronically ill with HIV infection was bringing new pressures on federal and state officials to pay for prescription drugs and increase access to outpatient and long- term care services for members of minority communities. In addition...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1040–1042.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Kathy Charmaz Susan Greenhalgh. Under the Medical Gaze: Facts and Fictions of Chronic Pain. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 371 pp.$48.00 cloth; $18.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Frank, Arthur W. 2000 . Illness and the Interactionist Vocation. Symbolic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 794–798.
Published: 01 August 2001
...David Barnard Jean E. Jackson. “Camp Pain”: Talking with Chronic Pain Patients. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000. 264 pp. $49.95 cloth; $22.50 paper. © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 JHPPL 26.4-09 Books 7/20/01 3:44 PM Page 789...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 387–411.
Published: 01 April 1990
...M. Gregg Bloche; Francine Cournos That public policy has abysmally failed the chronically mentally ill seems beyond genuine dispute. Successive reforms have foundered on the familiar shoals of overblown expectations and insufficient resources. In this paper, we review current policies affecting the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 816–819.
Published: 01 June 1995
... as professionals and institutional leaders developed programs that were like tectonic plates waiting to render the existing landscape asunder. By adopting policies developed around acute infectious illness to problems of chronic, degenerative disease, a skewed and disjointed agenda has been...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Barbara Brenzel Gerald N. Grob, Mental Illness and American Society, 1875–1940 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983), 428 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1985 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1985 194 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law and other professional...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 787–792.
Published: 01 August 2000
... sicker than average patients; a reasonable system of risk-adjusted rates would encour- age providers to enroll patients with chronic illness as long as the expen- ditures for patients could be predicted with a high degree of accuracy. As Kronick and...