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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 505–544.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Denis G. Arnold; James L. Oakley As the pharmaceutical industry lobbies European regulators to permit direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs in the European Union, we found that five leading companies violated industry-developed and -promulgated standards for ethical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 1987
... and format, minimum rates of return, sale of these policies related to disclosure requirements, consumer information activities, and penalties for agent and company abuse. This paper examines the impact of specific regulations on the ratio of the expected policy benefits per premium dollars and on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2002) 27 (1): 5–30.
Published: 01 February 2002
... insurance. In an extensive survey of health care purchasing practices among Fortune 500 companies we found that major companies are not using the managed competition approach to health care purchasing. Instead, most of the companies surveyed are purchasing health care in the same way as they do other inputs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 80–95.
Published: 01 February 1982
... is a large, stable segment of the prepaid industry that developed as a result of private sector and community concern long before the federal HMO Act of 1973, and it is their initiatives along with increasing investment activity by insurance companies and management companies in particular, that will...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... demand for drug treatment in the 1970s and 1980s has produced a new drug treatment system that suffers from many of the policy problems common to the rest of health care. Drug abuse in the workplace has resulted in much wider coverage of substance abuse services by insurance companies and HMOs. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 591–605.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Paul Campbell; Nancy M. Kane The question of whether Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a for-profit hospital company, fostered an environment detrimental to the physician-patient relationship during the period of implementation of the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) was explored. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 515–542.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Deborah E. Barnes; Lisa A. Bero The Center for Indoor Air Research (CIAR) was created by three United States tobacco companies in 1988. Its stated mission is to fund high-quality, objective research related to indoor air, including studies of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Because CIAR is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 729–747.
Published: 01 August 1986
... rights applies not only to the specific situation of the baths, but also to insurance companies' aim to test all single, young, male life and health policy applicants for exposure to the putative AIDS virus; to potential health department releases of names of those testing antibody-positive for HTLV-III...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 943–963.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Christy A. Rentmeester; Robert I. Garis How ought we determine whether businesses in the health care sector profit fairly? One class of companies in the health care sector, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), deserves special consideration. We describe two specific revenue-generating practices...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 June 1993
... fashion, and statutory health insurance should be added now. All or most groups would be required to join. Financing would come from social security payroll taxes, supplemented by government subsidies. Basic acute care services would be equally available to all. The existing insurance companies would...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 847–868.
Published: 01 August 1992
... of safety, quality, and efficacy of new drugs; to multinational and domestic companies competing in national and international markets; and to varied interest groups of professionals and consumers organized along national and multinational lines. We review the history of the EC's policy proposals...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 293–313.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Douglas A. Hastings Increasingly, medical peer-review organizations are entering into contracts with insurance companies and self-insured employers to conduct utilization reviews and quality-of-care assessments. Such private review activities raise new legal issues, requiring analysis of state law...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 427–465.
Published: 01 April 1997
... companies, and private insurers. (2) Private payment distributes overall system costs according to use (or expected use) of services, costing wealthier and healthier people less than finance from (income-related) taxation. (3) Wealthy and unhealthy people can purchase (real or perceived) better access or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 595–631.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Jonathan B. Oberlander A primary goal of many Medicare reform proposals is to move program beneficiaries into managed care plans operated by private insurance companies. Advocates contend that managed care based reforms? This article summarizes the claims that are made for and against incorporating...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 525–535.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Stephen Shmanske; Tina Stevens In this paper we present the results of an empirical study of Arizona's medical malpractice review panels. We compare insurance company claim files data from before and after the implementation of panels to analyze the effects of the panel system. The data indicate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 547.
Published: 01 June 2011
... The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 clearly builds on the existing health care system in the United States. By creating health insurance exchanges, the ACA attempts to extend the use of private insurance companies to expand coverage. It also attempts to improve existing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2012) 37 (5): 741–778.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Anne-Laure Beaussier The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a major legislative achievement of the 111th Congress. This law structurally reforms the US health care system by encouraging universal health care coverage through regulated competition among private insurance companies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 329–352.
Published: 01 April 1992
... social accommodation rather than health. To succeed, Philip Morris's effort had to be widely accepted and noncontroversial. Proponents of the ordinance countered with controversy to undermine the campaign and expose the company's intentions. The controversy made the established health organizations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2017) 42 (6): 1005–1037.
Published: 01 December 2017
... representative survey fielded in the fall of 2012, we randomized participants ( N = 5,147) to receive one of four messages: control, a strong protax message, a two-sided message, or a message refuting arguments made in soda company antitax messages. The protax message showed no effects on tax support, while the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 497–510.
Published: 01 June 2006
... collectively with insurance companies, as a means of counteracting insurers' monopsony power. It is not clear that health insurers possess significant monopsony power. Even if they do, bestowing monopoly power on physicians will not necessarily improve matters. Active antitrust enforcement in insurance markets...