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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 731–735.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Frank S. Bloch Jerry L. Mashaw, Bureaucratic Justice: Managing Social Security Disability Claims (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983), 238 pp., $25.00 Copyright © 1985 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1985 Jerry L. Mashaw, Bureaucratic Justice...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
... plaintiffs, attorneys, medical providers, and malpractice insurers in the intended way is crucial to policy makers, if they are to achieve their goal. This study specifically examines the effect of reforms on the claims defense efforts of insurers, given that defense expenses account for approximately 30...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 761–798.
Published: 01 August 2008
... federal authority to preempt state law (the commerce clause and spending clause issues)? May jurisdiction be created in non - article 3 tribunals, and may claims be decided without trial by jury (the separation of powers and Seventh Amendment issues)? Would pilot programs that require some claims to be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 663–689.
Published: 01 August 1989
... reforms enacted during the 1970s have had on the probability that a claim will be paid, the amount of payment, and the speed with which the claim is resolved. Claims frequency is not used as a variable in this analysis, but findings from other studies pertaining to frequency are noted. This study uses two...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 921–959.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Political Science 39 : 981 – 1000 . Zaller J. R. 1992 . The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Images of Illness: How Causal Claims and Racial Associations Influence Public Preferences toward Diabetes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 161–180.
Published: 01 February 1999
...: What Advocates and Critics Have Claimed and What Oregon Did Lawrence Jacobs University of Minnesota...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 April 2000
... DOJ's primary weapon in prosecuting health care fraud is the federal False Claims Act (FCA) of 1863 (31 U.S.C. secs. 3729–3733). Almost unique among federal antifraud provisions, the FCA may also be used by “private prosecutors” to file lawsuits on behalf of the federal government charging organizations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 5–52.
Published: 01 February 2017
... rising prices through direct regulation at the state level. Yet this literature fails to account for how change agents in the states gradually reconfigured the politics of prices, forging new, transparency-based policy instruments called all-payer claims databases (APCDs), which are designed to empower...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 498–513.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Kathryn M. Langwell; Jack L. Werner The problem of professional liability claims and impact on the medical care market has become increasingly important in recent years. Professional liability insurance premiums, and the practice of defensive medicine by physicians in response to potential...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 475–488.
Published: 01 June 1984
...E. Kathleen Adams; Stephen Zuckerman This study analyzes the incidence of medical malpractice claims since 1976. using data drawn from the 1982 core survey of the American Medical Association's Socioeconomic Monitoring System. The data show that, on average, physicians incurred twice as many claims...
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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 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... thus may both reduce barriers to compensation and increase disclosure of error. Little evidence, however, is available on the performance of such systems. This article reports on the analysis of two data sources—a sample of hospital admissions and a complete set of compensation claims for medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 February 1995
...-allowed charges as payment in full. Only nonparticipating physicians are permitted to bill for additional amounts beyond that paid by Medicare, and there are limits on the amount of balance billing per claim. As shown by the analysis of claims presented in this article, Medicare has successfully provided...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 315–346.
Published: 01 April 1996
...Stephen J. Spurr; Walter O. Simmons We analyzed the factors determining the amount of the recovery on claims based on medical malpractice. Our data set, which previously was not explored, consists of 20,428 claims arising within Michigan that were closed between 1978 and 1990. During this period...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 247–258.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Pilar N. Ossorio; J. Paul Kelleher Abstract Perry Payne argues that the health care system should encourage provision of whole genome sequencing (WGS) for most people in the near future. Payne's essay contains two distinct claims. One claim is that near-universal access to WGS would be beneficial...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 June 2000
... scheme's jurisdictional integrity has emerged as a key challenge for policy makers in Florida. We explore the relationship that has emerged between NICA and the tort system as competing avenues for families to obtain compensation for severe birth-related neurological injury. By linking NICA claims data...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Derry Ridgway During the first eight years of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP), 786 contested claims were resolved through published judicial opinions. The likelihood of compensation depended in part on the closeness of the match between the described injury and a specified...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... claims and claimants involved in the controversy. We argue that four primary groups—antiobesity researchers, antiobesity activists, fat acceptance researchers, and fat acceptance activists—are at the forefront of this controversy and that these groups are fundamentally engaged in framing contests over...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 212–226.
Published: 01 April 1977
... arguments. (1) The medical profession, through its control of technology and its monopolistic hold on legitimate claims of expertise, is the primary determiner of the way health services are structured and resources are allocated. (2) Domination of doctor-patient relationships, medical care delivery...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 487–530.
Published: 01 June 2015
... for demographic characteristics and severity of illness, the study finds few significant differences between patients without advance directives and those who claim to have them. Surprisingly, these few differences hold only for those whose directives are in their hospital chart. There are no...