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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Lawrence P. Casalino This article examines Federal Trade Commission (FTC) policy—in particular, the agency's controversial 1996 statements on clinical integration—toward joint negotiations for nonrisk contracts with health plans by physicians organized into independent practice associations (IPAs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 11–19.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Rudolf Klein; Theodore Marmor Copyright © 1978 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1978 Position Paper Evidence to the Royal Commission on the National Health Service Rudolf Klein, University of Bath, with an Introduction by Theodore Marmor...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 1978
... Mental Health Centers Program. Washington Report The President's Commission on Mental Health Franklin D. Chu* Joseph L. Falkson The President's Commission on Mental Health was established on February 17, 1977, and charged "to review the mental health needs of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 19–40.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Andrew C. Twaddle; Richard M. Hessler This paper reviews the work of the Swedish Commission of Inquiry formed in 1975 to propose a new law governing medical care. Based on interviews with commission members, the interests and goals of participating groups are identified. These are compared to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 657–670.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Sara Rosenbaum Despite the size of their report, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice pay virtually no attention to tens of millions of uninsured and underinsured persons. By focusing on an increasingly rarified group of health care customers—healthy, affluent, and highly insured...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 227–276.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Consumer Protec- tion signal that the new administration intends the FTC to regulate more aggressively. During his five years as an FTC commissioner, Leibowitz concurred or dissented fifteen times from FTC orders, reports, and com- plaints to express his view that, in many cases, the commission had...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 113–174.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Thomas R. Oliver In 1985, Congress established the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) to help formulate changes in the system used by Medicare to pay for physician services. The recommendations of the PPRC and subsequent legislative action led to fundamental reform. As a new type of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 364–374.
Published: 01 June 1978
... only after review and approval of the Commissioner of Health. Thus, the Rochester episode established precedent in New York for intervention by Schramm Regulating Hospital Labor Costs 367 the Commission in the collective bargaining process. Moreover, the Rochester...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 81–92.
Published: 01 February 1985
... a majority agrees, a commission requires agreement that is as close to una- nimity as possible, to have any effect at all. . . . The commission method thus forces the commissioners to find areas of common accord. Given a diverse group of commissioners, such areas are likely to be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 475.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Jost examines the benefits and dangers of increased agency discretion under the development of new independent commissions under the ACA, such as an independent Medicare commission, an innovations center, and an Institute of Medicine commission. Finally, Miriam J. Laugesen focuses on the American...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 489–501.
Published: 01 June 1984
... sound policy. As an ethics commission, it was argued, the Commission was in a unique position to educate the public about the need for limits, and to defuse some of the controversy surrounding the word rationing. The Commissioners were not persuaded. They accepted the case for limits, in substance, but...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 597–631.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Lois Friss As early as 1915, leaders in the nursing profession were concerned with the “image problem of nurses,” which they saw as needing improvement. Since then, countless studies, reports, and commissions have attempted to explain and solve perceived shortages of registered nurses, which have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 33–50.
Published: 01 February 2006
... crafting messages and selecting messengers in accordance with their audience's concerns, delaying publication until interactions with policy makers had occurred, monitoring public opinion, and a host of ideas relating to the style and content of government-sponsored commission reports. Most of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 June 2006
... such a restructuring could take place. This article examines how health care quality and competition can be improved through a better understanding of dynamic economic processes and evaluates the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice 2004 report Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 497–510.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Martin Gaynor In this article, I use the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice 2004 report Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition as an occasion to comment on two specific issues that have arisen in health care antitrust: the recent string of losses by the enforcement...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 511–529.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Thomas L. Greaney Following a string of government losses in cases challenging hospital mergers in federal court, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice issued their report on competition in health care seeking to set the record straight on a number of issues that underlie the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 557–567.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Cara S. Lesser; Paul B. Ginsburg Drawing on observations from tracking changes in local health care markets over the past ten years, this article critiques two Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice recommendations to enhance price and quality competition. First, we take issue with the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 609–621.
Published: 01 June 2006
...William S. Brewbaker, III The state action doctrine receives relatively little attention in the Federal Trade Commission/Department of Justice 2004 report on competition in the health care sector. Not surprisingly, the report focuses primarily on urging states to reconsider specific laws that tend...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 623–642.
Published: 01 June 2006
...John D. Colombo The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice 2004 report on competition in health care raises the issue of nonprofit versus for-profit form in several contexts, including their relative financial performance, pricing behavior, and role in caring for the uninsured poor. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 20–42.
Published: 01 February 1978
... signs, such as the renewed commitment of the Carter Administration and Congress to the development of HMOs and the active interest of the Federal Trade Commission in health care, that future policy may minimize conflict between regulation and competition. Copyright © 1978 by the Department of Health...