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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 357–382.
Published: 01 April 1999
...Karen Gutermuth Previous research has heightened the debate over what motivates the American Medical Political Action Committee (AMPAC), the campaign financing arm of the American Medical Association (AMA). Analyses of roll call votes typically assume that vote-buying is the reason AMPAC...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (3): 517–550.
Published: 01 June 1998
...John W. Hardin Congress plays an important role in shaping U.S. health care policy, and within Congress, committees play the lead policy-making role. To determine the range and extent of committee involvement on health issues, I examine nine health issue categories over a fifteen-year period (1979...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 April 1976
Published: 01 February 2014
Figure B1 Core Policy-Making Network during Committee Stage, June 1 to October 13 Note : Estimated from the ego network surrounding the four categories of policy proposals (specific policies listed in table 1 ). The network diagram presents only the nodes with the strongest ties — frequency More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 120–141.
Published: 01 February 1980
..., Duke University 1980 A Qualitative Assessment of Previous Efforts to Contain Hospital Costs David A. Pearson, Yale University and David S. Abernethy, Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Abstract...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (6): 1121–1148.
Published: 01 December 2000
... in committee leadership in the legislature. The intervening variable of trust between legislators and their support staff is also key to understanding influence and helps explain how staff-legislator relationships play an important role in designing state health policy. This study of legislative fiscal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (3): 513–538.
Published: 01 June 2017
... corporatist actors and by the Federal Joint Committee as the regulator. Minimum volumes regulation was inspired by scientific evidence suggesting a positive relationship between service volume and patient outcomes for complex surgical interventions. Federal legislation was introduced in 2002 to delegate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 335–355.
Published: 01 April 1999
...John D. Wilkerson; David Carrell We examine contributions by the American Medical Association's political action committee (AMPAC) to candidates for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives during two electoral cycles (1989–1990 and 1991–1992). In contrast to earlier studies, we do not find any...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (2): 357–374.
Published: 01 April 2021
... with substantially greater flexibility over program structure. Previous block grant proposals were promulgated during the presidential administrations of Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush and majorities in Congress led by House Speaker Newt Gingrich and House Budget Committee Chair and then Speaker Paul Ryan. Most...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (4): 631–663.
Published: 01 August 2019
... committees, officials, and patient groups) as described in reports and hearings in 2005, 2007, and 2012 and conducted interviews in 2014 and 2016. Findings: The author found some consensus across groups of participants regarding the broad goals of health technology assessment (HTA) and the validity of some...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (3): 695–717.
Published: 01 June 1995
... for implementing major organizational changes in health care through a top-down procedure, however, are limited. The appointment of the Committee on Funding and Organization of Health Care in 1992 by the previous government can be regarded as merely a way to show activity rather than as an instrument to achieve...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (4): 973–1000.
Published: 01 August 1995
.... Is a federal policy for vaccine supply assurance necessary, and what form should it take? Are sole-source suppliers a weak link in the U.S. vaccine supply chain? Are the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Emerging Infections for a publicly owned “standby production capacity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2001
... on the crucial role of legendary Ways and Means Committee chair Wilbur Mills in Medicare's enactment in 1965. The central theme of the article is that fiscal conservatism and a commitment to budgetary restraint constitute important elements of Medicare's original political understanding. Contrary to analysts who...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 February 1997
... communicating their views in public forums or on policy committees, or in elections for representatives) is the dominant procedure of accountability. The economic model’s advantages affirm American individualism, make minimal demands on consumers, and use a powerful incentive, money. Its disadvantages undermine...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 305–317.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Bruce C. Vladeck The growth in the number of homeless persons is perhaps the most visible indicator of social disintegration in the 1980s, although health and health care are not the central issues of homelessness. This paper, which draws on the author's experience as chairman of the Committee...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 571–589.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Barry G. Rabe Congress plays a central role in national environmental policy formation but appears ill equipped to set policy priorities and devise integrative legislation. Fragmentation of authority among a multiplicity of committees and subcommittees, especially in the House, contributes...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 February 1986
... in the findings. The state and local share of Medicaid expenses is also significant in explaining several votes. Contributions from political action committees were not important until 1979, when the rising costs of campaigns gave them more influence, and when our measures of their influence improved. By the time...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 199–213.
Published: 01 April 1986
... place of government, practitioners, hospital ethics committees, and parents in making decisions about treatment for handicapped newborns. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Survival at What Cost? Origins and Effects of the Modern Controversy on Treating Severely...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 243–253.
Published: 01 April 2013
... to pursue politics by other means, and organized the academic equivalent of a vigilance committee. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Adler Jonathan H. 2012 . “Why Did Legal Elites Underestimate the Case against the Mandate?” Volokh Conspiracy , March 30...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (6): 1129–1148.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Richard Cookson Abstract In 2009 the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) announced that its health technology appraisal committees would henceforth give special additional weight to health gains from life-extending end-of-life treatments. This was a response to mounting...