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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 155–175.
Published: 01 April 1979
...Michael Ira Smith; Albert I. Wertheimer In 1973 the federal government moved to limit drug reimbursement to providers in federally sponsored or supported programs, to the lowest cost at which the drug is generally and consistently available unless a difference in therapeutic effect can be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
... care costs. Following the private sector’s lead, the two large public programs, Medicaid and Medicare, have also looked to managed care for solving their mounting expenditure problems. Increased reliance on competition, and the growing rejection of rate regulation, have fundamentally re-shaped the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Elizabeth Kilbreth In the 1970s and 1980s, a number of states adopted all-payer rate-setting systems as strategies to control the rate of increase in health care costs. These systems brought stakeholders to the table to negotiate the allocation of costs associated with caring for the uninsured and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Phoebe A. Lindsey; Joseph P. Newhouse Second surgical opinion programs (SSOPs) have been used since 1972 by both public and private insurers to improve the patient's information and decision processes and to reduce operative risks and costs attributable to questionable and perhaps unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
... costs by substituting home care for institutional care. Because the program is statewide, finding a suitable control group to evaluate it was a serious problem. A substitute strategy was chosen that compares actual costs incurred to an estimate of what costs would have been in the absence of home and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 293–303.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Lawrence G. Goldberg; Warren Greenberg In our previous paper, we showed that market forces can play a significant role in controlling health care costs and that a considerable amount of cost containment effort was pursued by third-party insurers in Oregon in the 1930s and 1940s. Although physicians...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Mark J. Segal John M. Eisenberg, M.D., Doctors' Decisions and the Cost of Medical Practice: The Reasons for Doctors' Practice Patterns and Ways to Change Them (Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1986), 190 pp., $18.00. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 291–326.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Peter D. Jacobson; Matthew L. Kanna This article provides an initial look at how managed care organizations(MCOs) might incorporate cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) into their decision-making process and how the courts might respond. Because so few medical liability cases directly involve CEA, we...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 383–386.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Analyses. Journal of the American Medical Association 283 : 2116 -2121. Hillman, A. L., J. M. Eisenberg, M. V. Pauly, B. S. Bloom, H. Glick, B. Kinosian, and J. S. Schwartz. 1991 . Avoiding Bias in the Conduct and Reporting of Cost-Effectiveness Research Sponsored by Pharmaceutical Companies. New...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 387–408.
Published: 01 April 2001
...-Based Medicine: What It Is and What It Isn't. British Medical Journal 312 : 71 -72. JHPPL 26.2-10 Eddy 3/22/01 12:17 PM Page 387 Commentary The Use of Evidence and Cost Effectiveness...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 454–478.
Published: 01 August 1978
...R. J. Van Loon This paper takes as its starting point recent major changes in arrangements between the federal and provincial governments in Canada concerning the sharing of costs for health insurance programs. The switch from a shared cost (conditional grant) to a modified block funding system was...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1992
... policy decisions. Somewhat surprisingly, Medicaid policies designed to contain costs by limiting utilization appear to affect neither access nor utilization. Medicaid enrollees have greater access to a private physician in states with higher physician reimbursement and additional Medicare insurance for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 867–871.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Sally S. Cohen Suzanne Gordon. Nursing against the Odds: How Health Care Cost Cutting, Media Stereotypes, and Medical Hubris Undermine Nurses and Patient Care. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. 489 pp. $29.95 cloth. Duke University Press 2006 Buresh, B., S. Gordon, M. E...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Robert G. Evans “Control” of health care costs is often portrayed as a struggle between external, “natural” forces pushing costs up and individuals, groups, and societies trying to resist the inevitable. This picture is false. Control includes strenuous efforts by some to raise costs, and by others...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
... and Attempts at Cost Containment in the Statutory Health Insurance System of the Federal Republic of Germany. In The Public/Private Mix for Health, ed. Gordon McLachlan and Alan Maynard. London: Nuffield Provincial Hospitals Trust. Blanpain , J. , L. Delesie, and H. Nys. 1978 . National Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1996) 21 (1): 69–98.
Published: 01 February 1996
... article I focus on an alternative: Who shall decide how to ration health care, and how shall this be done to respect autonomy, pluralism, liberalism, and fairness? I explore three processes for making rationing decisions: cost-utility analysis, informed democratic decision making, and applications of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2000) 25 (1): 9–26.
Published: 01 February 2000
... Federal Law Creates Challenges for Consumers, Insurers, Regulators . GAO/HEHS-98-67. Washington, DC:GAO. JHPPL 25.1-03.Pauly 1/27/00 2:58 PM Page 9 Cost and Performance: A Comparison of the Individual and Group Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Richard B. Saltman; David W. Young In-patient hospital costs have grown at an annual rate of 15 percent for the last fifteen years, and the cumulative impact of these increases has created tremendous political pressures to contain this growth. Yet despite numerous attempts to pinpoint the causes of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 321–327.
Published: 01 April 1981
...John T. Cirn Copyright © 1981 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1981 Commentary The New York Cost-of-Regulation Study: A Severe Case of Myopia John T. Cirn, The Pennsylvania State University A case can be made against...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 254–270.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Bernard J. Reilly; Jerome S. Legge, Jr. As the costs of the American health care system escalate, there is a tendency to identify the biggest cost item and attempt to reduce it to a manageable size. However, since that biggest cost item, the hospital, is a creation of uncontrolled forces within the...