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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 195–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
..., Bruce C. 1999 . The Political Economy of Medicare. Health Affairs 18 (1): 22 -36. World Health Organization. 2000 . The World Health Report 2000 . Geneva: World Health Organization. Agency, Contract, and Governance: Shifting Shapes of Accountability in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 5–18.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of value-based contracting, how manufacturers and insurers can mitigate the rule's effects on contracting practices, and the possibility of developing contractual, regulatory, or legislative solutions that remove or mitigate the best-price rule as an obstacle. Medicaid is legally entitled to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 676–683.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Richard G. Frank; W. P. Welch The predominant approach to contracting state mental hospital systems has been to close individual hospitals. Such a policy creates conflict between state government and the affected workers and communities. Closing of hospitals has been motivated by an implicit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 885–908.
Published: 01 August 1995
... increasingly formalized purchaser and provider relationships. Contracts are found at the purchaser/provider interface in both systems. We reviewed American and British purchaser/provider contracts. The contracts address similar issues but often take disparate approaches. These dissimilarities illuminate the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Jill A. Marsteller; Randall R. Bovbjerg; Len M. Nichols; Diana K. Verrilli As managed care has spread, so has legislation to force plans to contract with any willing provider (AWP) and give patients freedom of choice (FOC). Managed care organizations’ selective networks and provider integration...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Mark S. Freeland; Sandra S. Hunt; Harold S. Luft There is a burgeoning interest in selective contracting for specialized hospital services based on volume, price, and quality. The systematic exclusion or inclusion of particular institutions has been extolled by some as an arrangement to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 269–279.
Published: 01 April 1984
...William J. Lynk The growth of antitrust litigation in the health care area reflects the developing consensus that competition is as powerful a force in health care as it is elsewhere in the economy. Exclusive contracts between hospitals and hospital-based physician specialists have been prominent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
... contracts. I explored the reasons why states privatize mental health services and focused on political, economic, and organizational theories as possible frameworks for contracting. I gathered data during site visits to Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas, where I interviewed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 233–254.
Published: 01 April 1992
... competition and thus lower costs, improve service effectiveness, and enhance program quality. An increasingly common form of privatization in health and human services is contracting with nonprofit organizations. Such contracting, in practice, does not follow market principles but is, instead, fraught with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2005) 30 (4): 719–750.
Published: 01 August 2005
... related to level of risk for pharmacy costs and that factors other than drug-risk level (e.g., contracting and data issues, financial and market factors, and physician group assessments of the fairness and incentives of risk contracts) can influence the principal-agent relationship. The data also revealed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
... savings approach to payment reform. Private payers have introduced total cost of care contracting (TCOC) in several locations. This article questions the consensus that FFS must go. If the fees are too high, then someone needs to “bite the bullet” and reduce fees in key areas. Hoping to control...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 1995
... prepaid) contracts for LTC. CCRCs are a potentially promising model for LTC delivery because they offer a full continuum of services and can substitute less expensive supportive care for institutional care. Using data on CCRCs, we tested one central hypothesis: Provision of supportive services...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 667–677.
Published: 01 June 2014
... through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is accompanied by raised expectations for such accountability. While state agencies often contract with universities on an ad hoc basis for specific policy projects, fourteen states have established formal state-university partnerships so that their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 647–668.
Published: 01 August 2015
... types of contracts involved, organizational structures, the scope of services offered, care management capabilities, and the development of a three-category taxonomy that can be used to target technical assistance efforts and to examine performance. The current evidence on the performance of ACOs is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 797–819.
Published: 01 August 2015
... census of more than 1 million patients, are contracting with ACOs across the country; we also examine factors associated with SAT organization involvement with ACOs. We draw on data from a recent (2014) nationally representative survey of executive directors and clinical supervisors from 635 SAT...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Kenneth E. Thorpe The growth in market-based contracting and the ascendency of managed care have generated substantial change in the health care delivery system. These reforms were spurred largely by private health care purchasers seeking a means for controlling the relentless growth in medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1998
... evident need to manage these issues, conventional methods of coordinating services have failed. This article concludes by developing a contracting model that creates more appropriate incentives for the two systems and bridges the gap between them. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 February 1999
... and implementation of patient safety measures may not occur without considering important legal issues that may impede these health policy efforts. Tort and contract law may interact with the vagaries of managed care to limit participation in these error reduction efforts by health care providers as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 653–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
... insurance to a single pool of funds, and how payment of providers is organized, ranging from all payers paying all providers on the same terms to extensive selective contracting among payers and providers. The article analyzes examples of target policy and politics, system policy and politics, and how...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 747–766.
Published: 01 August 2001
... related to decentralization as have been seen elsewhere in the world. The importance of effective intergovernmental relations to the creation of a national health system is highlighted. Negotiation, contracting, and coordination skills and mechanisms need to be strengthened to ensure a more effective...