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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 865–900.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Jamila D. Michener Abstract The geographic concentration of disadvantage is a key mechanism of inequity. In the United States, the spatial patterning of disadvantage renders it more than the sum of its individual parts and disproportionately harms economically and racially marginalized Americans...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Rick Mayes; Thomas R. Oliver Why is it so politically difficult to obtain government investment in public health initiatives that are aimed at addressing chronic disease? This article examines the structural disadvantage faced by those who advocate for public health policies and practices to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1267–1278.
Published: 01 October 1997
... have been fully tested; information may be sought chiefly as political ammunition; and selective perception often distorts the evidence. A more helpful approach might be to concentrate on evaluating the experience of countries over time, rather than concentrating on the latest fashionable panacea, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 709–733.
Published: 01 August 2013
...-question structured survey. Main themes reviewed include the effectiveness of the PLC as compared with precourt law enforcement strategies and within the context of a specialized court, the use of fines, the impact of grant funding for remediation work, the major advantages and disadvantages of the PLC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... interventions to be successful. We draw on important insights for reducing social inequalities in health that David Mechanic articulated more than a decade ago in his article “Disadvantage, Inequality, and Social Policy.” We begin by outlining the challenge that interventions that have the potential to improve...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 April 2016
... rankings across these different metrics, and to discuss potential advantages and disadvantages of each measure for research and policy purposes. Overall, we find that Medicaid participation as measured by raw percentages of physicians taking new Medicaid patients is only weakly correlated with population...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 187–214.
Published: 01 February 2011
... matters a good deal for mortality in the United States, but less so in the United Kingdom; (3) morbidity indicators do not paint a clear picture of black disadvantage relative to whites in either context; and (4) were one to consider medical examination data alone, differences between the two groups exist...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 319–337.
Published: 01 April 1993
...David McBride This study traces the major policy shifts in medical care that have affected disadvantaged African-Americans and the response of this community's medical leadership to these changes. Since World War II policy has passed through three major phases. The first— engagement —ran from the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1103–1127.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alan Maynard Abstract All public and private health care systems ration patient access to care. The private sector rations access to consumers who are willing and able to pay. The poor and disadvantaged have limited access to care and inadequate income protection. In public health systems, care is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
... distributed according to need. I explain the rationales for such a frame and consider its strategic advantages and disadvantages. In the last section, I suggest some policies based on this framing that are within the power of state legislatures. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 Benford, Robert D., and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
... are (a) less identified with racial minorities or economically disadvantaged groups, (b) less constrained by notions of individual responsibility, (c) more closely associated with concerns about equal opportunity in American society, and (d) somewhat more constrained by choices between federal and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1135–1172.
Published: 01 December 2014
... nonprofits to be less accessible to residents of high-poverty neighborhoods or areas with concentrations of black or Hispanic residents than to residents of more affluent and white communities. We should expect that the role of Medicaid within the nonprofit social service sector will shift in the next few...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 711–744.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Robert Berenson Abstract Prices are the major driver of why the United States spends so much more on health care than other countries do. The pricing power that hospitals have garnered recently has resulted from consolidated delivery systems and concentrated markets, leading to enhanced negotiating...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 973–1000.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., despite several recent interruptions in vaccine production and supply. Moreover, the increasing producer concentration in the U.S. and global vaccine industries raises the possibility that more and more important vaccines will be produced by a single firm, often in a single production facility. Is a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 1989
... have dispositional authority over donated organs, that professionals should be viewed as trustees and stewards of donated organs, and that the public should be heavily involved in the formation of policies of allocation and distribution. Concentrating on policies being developed in the United Network...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 June 1994
... (registered nurse staffing and resident care management practices) is estimated by weighted two-stage least squares regression. Results suggest that the quality effects of indicators of competition vary and that market concentration may not diminish quality-based competition. Proposals for nursing home...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 501–523.
Published: 01 June 1990
... responsibility for funding research concentrated at the center and responsibility for delivering services at the periphery, the research community finds itself in limbo. In comparison to both the U.S. and Canada, Britain therefore offers an example of research both underfinanced and undervalued. However...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
... likely detriment of cost control. But where market power is rapidly concentrating, not restricting selective contracting could diminish long-term competition and patient access to care. In the face of uncertainty about the impact of these laws, an intermediate approach may be better than all or nothing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 155–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
... inaccurate and that inaccurate information is concentrated primarily in the earlier weeks of pregnancy. The four remaining contributions deal with some aspect of state Medicaid policy. In a research brief, “Measuring Medicaid Physician Participation Rates and Implications for Policy,” Benjamin Sommers and...