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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 563–594.
Published: 01 August 1985
... and of the different occupational groups' permanent power-maximizing strategies. Subsequently, the article assesses the impact of these strategies upon two recent efforts to contain the hospital's costs: a decision to close an expensive specialty clinic, and an attempt to shrink the hospital's size by transferring...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 591–596.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Mark V. Pauly © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act CostContainment Choices: The Case for Incentive-Based­ Approaches Mark V. Pauly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 20–42.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Jon M. Kingsdale The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that the problems which arise from simultaneously developing regulatory and competitive approaches to health care cost containment can be solved, if recognized, and that those problems deserve more systematic investigation than they have so...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 87–111.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Arnold H. Raphaelson; Charles P. Hall, Jr. Voluntary and regulatory efforts toward hospital cost-containment have accelerated with rapid increases in those costs and under pressures of national health insurance. Possible causes of hospital cost inflation are examined in the context of market...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 June 1978
...Trudi W. Galblum In a climate of increasing pressure to contain health care costs. legislators and health services researchers from time to time have proposed experiments involving reductions in benefits currently authorized under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This paper examines three court...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (2): 176–199.
Published: 01 April 1979
... patients. In 1977, the government passed a Health Care Cost Containment Act which ordered several measures to curb costs: prospectively negotiated ceilings on expenditures for physicians' services, dentists' services and prescription drugs; strengthening of utilization review; composition of a unified fee...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (3): 427–451.
Published: 01 June 1984
... that effective implementation of competitive bidding for indigent medical care contracts in other environments will be difficult, even if technical implementation problems can be overcome. Competitive Bidding as a Cost-Containment Strategy for Indigent Medical Care: The Implementation Experience in Arizona...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (3): 565–578.
Published: 01 June 1985
..., and the consequences of this legislation for cost, access, and quality of service. Medicare Reimbursement for Hospice Care: Ethical and Policy Implications of Cost-Containment Strategies Irene Fraser, American Hospital Association Abstract. In several areas of health policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (4): 585–615.
Published: 01 December 1986
.... These may bear only a loose relation to evidence or knowledge narrowly denned. The pressures of cost escalation over the past twenty years, and the attempts at containment in the U.S. and Canada, have added substantially to our knowledge of how the health care system works. Containment is possible...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
...-governmental advisory body. Aspects of this structure could be adopted by Medicare in order to determine conversion factors for resource-based relative value scales or to create expenditure control and incentive structures for Medicare-participating physicians. Physician Payment and Cost- Containment...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 February 1991
... and cures. New York, New York Mark Scherzer Karen Davis, Gerard E Anderson, Diane Rowland, and Earl I? Stein- berg. Health Care Cost Containment. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. 266 + ix pp. $45.00 cloth, $18.95 paper. Given the emotional...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (2): 491–502.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Robert B. Hackey Commentary Regulatory Regimes and State Cost Containment Programs Robert B. Hackey Rhode Island Department of Health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 120–141.
Published: 01 February 1980
...David A. Pearson; David S. Abernethy In April 1977, the Administration's Hospital Cost Containment Act was introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Reaction to the proposal on the part of the hospital industry was immediate and generally negative. The congressional response has...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (5): 679–716.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of stakeholder mobilization and public policy over time. We find that early policy choices about how to achieve cost containment led the states down different paths of reform. In the 1970s and 1980s, states that featured oligopolistic or near-monopolistic markets for private insurance (usually dominated by Blue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 6 (4): 653–675.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Pamela Paul-Shaheen; Eugenia S. Carpenter A variety of programs aimed at health care cost containment have been initiated at the state level. This article presents a case study of one state's effort to deal with health care cost issues, focusing on the formulation and adoption of legislation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 475.
Published: 01 June 2011
... One of the most widespread criticisms of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that it does little to contain health care costs. While some economists argue that the ACA will “bend the cost curve,” Jonathan Oberlander and Thomas Rice contend that the provisions will not control...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 8 (4): 660–685.
Published: 01 August 1984
...) Is a differential payment justified for Medicare, Medicaid, and/or Blue Cross on the basis of differential costs? (2) Have the cost-containment efforts of the dominant payers reduced total payments to hospitals? and (3) What part of the overall savings in payments to hospitals is in the form of reduced costs rather...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 647–667.
Published: 01 August 1985
... of ceilings on rates appear to be very important, regardless of the general reimbursement method. For example, prospective systems with weak efficiency incentives, generous inflation adjustments, and high percentile ceilings have lesser cost-containment effects than prospective systems with stringent...