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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (6): 1035–1077.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Stephen D. Sugarman This article offers a bold new idea for confronting the staggering level of death, injury, and disease caused by five consumer products: cigarettes, alcohol, guns, junk food, and motor vehicles. Business leaders try to frame these negative outcomes as “collateral damage...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 671–685.
Published: 01 June 2006
... in particular. Finally, we consider the implica- tions of expanding the normative analysis of consumer-driven health care to include not only efficiency concerns but also broader distributional and societal consequences. Improving Health Care on Consumerism The main theme of Improving Health Care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (6): 797–813.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Nicholas K. Smith; A. Mark Fendrick Abstract Consumer cost sharing is widely employed by payers in the United States in an effort to control spending. Most cost-sharing strategies set patient contributions on the basis of costs incurred by payers and often do not consider medical necessity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (6): 937–954.
Published: 01 December 2019
... remarkable, not grounded in empirical justification, and at times inherently absurd. We argue that regulators should be pragmatic and focus on plausible policy levers. These include assuring network accuracy, transparency for consumers, and consumer protections from grievous inadequacies. Ultimately...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1107–1136.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Simon F. Haeder; David L. Weimer; Dana B. Mukamel Abstract Context: The practical accessibility to medical care facilitated by health insurance plans depends not just on the number of providers within their networks but also on distances consumers must travel to reach the providers. Long travel...
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 1 Direct-to-consumer media spending for erectile dysfunction (ED) category and Viagra and Cialis brands (in US$ millions): 2010–17. Source : Kantar Media 2017 . Notes : Levitra ceased extensive marketing efforts in early 2010 and is thus not represented on this chart. Beginning More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Jane Root; Sue Stableford Effective consumer communication is key to successfully moving Medicaid recipients into managed care systems and realizing the promised cost savings from the upheaval. Yet, little attention has been paid to educating these consumers with easy-to-read materials. The Maine...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 353–378.
Published: 01 June 2002
... consumer surveys to assess the relative quality of care provided under different types of health insurance. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Bahrick, H. P., L. K. Hall, and S. A. Berger. 1996 . Accuracy and Distortion in Memory for High School Grades. Psychological Science 7 : 265 -271...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Mark A. Hall Timothy Stoltzfus Jost. Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. 265 pp. $79.95 cloth; $22.95 paper. Duke University Press 2008 Books Steven Epstein...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (1): 25–33.
Published: 01 February 1992
... and Research. Rockville, MD: Public Health Service. Enthoven , A. 1986 . Managed Competition in Health Care and the Unfinished Agenda. Health Care Financing Review , Annual Supplement, 105 -19. Enthoven , A. , and R. Kronick. 1989 . A Consumer Choice Health Plan for the 1990s: Universal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 209–235.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Pamela Nadash; Rosemarie Day Abstract Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), consumer choice plays a critical role: it drives the competitive market in health insurance plans that will operate through health insurance exchanges. As the 2014 deadline for establishing exchanges...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (4): 919–927.
Published: 01 August 2014
... alert to the possibility that a state-sanctioned medical model could swallow consumerism whole. When it came to receiving consumer-run services, however, identity might be contested. At least one consumer-run organization was challenged to confirm the consumer status of the people it served: its...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 112–123.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Elainne Riska; James A. Taylor Consumer attitudes toward key issues affecting health policy decisions in the local community have been ignored both by local health policy makers and by medical sociologists. The authors report an empirical analysis of: (1) consumer attitudes toward federal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 5 (4): 720–741.
Published: 01 August 1981
... have suggested that such programs are defective and have recommended several policies designed to establish the conditions for a competitive market in health care. Alain Enthoven's Consumer-Choice Health Plan (CCHP), combines many of the elements of market reform and, as such, provides an opportunity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 6 (4): 625–636.
Published: 01 August 1982
...William J. Lynk Legislation to enact the “Consumer Choice Health Plan” is promoted as a step toward competition and away from regulation. This characterization is misleading. The tax provisions in this plan include potentially beneficial reforms, but have offsetting effects that impair economic...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (2): 266–279.
Published: 01 April 1977
...Jon M. Kingsdale Elliott A. Krause, Power and Illness: A Political Sociology of Health and Medical Care , New York: Elsevier, 1977, 383 pp, $12.95 Copyright © 1977 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1977 Review Essay Consumer Control Over...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (5): 899–912.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Frank A. Sloan JHPPL 26.5 05 Sloan 10/29/01 4:20 PM Page 899 Arrow’s Concept of the Health Care Consumer: A Forty-Year Retrospective Frank A. Sloan...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (2): 325–334.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2016 . 560 pp. $45.00 cloth. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 On a steamy August morning, my friend, Bethany, was playing tennis when she felt a small pull in her back. Thinking nothing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (1): 93–109.
Published: 01 February 2022
... providers. Protections for consumers against such bills initially emerged in several states that passed laws. The varying approaches taken in different state laws ultimately offered a foundation for federal legislation. Although there was always a broad consensus among stakeholders for protecting consumers...