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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 455–482.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Joseph White Abstract Cost control choices for the Affordable Care Act are a logical topic for this special issue because of both the policy and political importance of the choices and what they illustrate about the use of policy analysis in policy making. This article argues that the common trope...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1992
.... , and D. U. Himmelstein. 1991 . The Deteriorating Administrative Efficiency of the U.S. Health Care System. New England Journal of Medicine 324 : 1253 -58. Decisions without Consequences: Cost Control and Access in State...
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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 1982) 7 (1): 254–270.
Published: 01 February 1982
...: Cost Control Measures Versus Imperatives for Expansion Bernard J. Redly, Widener University and Jerome S. Legge, Jr., University of Georgia Abstract. As the costs of the American health care system escalate, there is a tendency to identify the biggest cost item and attempt to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 653–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Joseph White Discussion of health care cost control policy and politics tends to focus on terms such as “market,” “government,” and “managed care” that are either too general or too value laden to encourage sound analysis. This article proposes an alternative framework for classifying cost control...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 697–703.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... Commentary Hitting the “Target” in Health Care Cost Control Alan B. Cohen Boston University Ever since health care costs in the United States began their steep and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 649–689.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Robert F. Coulam; Roger D. Feldman; Bryan E. Dowd The Medicare program faces a serious challenge: it must find ways to control costs but must do so through a system of congressional oversight that necessarily limits its choices. We look at one approach to prudent purchasing — competitive pricing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 359–393.
Published: 01 April 1993
... Press. Together Again: Business, Government, and the Quest for Cost Control Cathie Jo Martin Boston...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 477–484.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Oberlander J. White J. . 2009 . The Obama Administration's Options for Health Care Cost Control: Hope Versus Reality . Annals of Internal Medicine 150 : 485 – 489 . Marmor T. R. 1983 . Political Analysis and American Medical Care . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 471–498.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Clark C. Havighurst The Council on Wage and Price Stability recently has discovered evidence suggesting “an unacknowledged potential of the private sector to exert influence and control in the area of health care cost inflation.” This article examines the limitations on private-sector cost-control...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 48–78.
Published: 01 February 1977
... to have engaged individually in cost-control efforts similar to, but possibly more aggressive than, today's utilization review under professional sponsorship. The subsequent disappearance of these insurer-initiated cost controls in Oregon is traced to the medical society's organization of a competing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1976) 1 (2): 214–223.
Published: 01 April 1976
...Jerry L. Weaver This paper uses longitudinal data from representative samples of national and southern California populations in an analysis of public opinion regarding proposals for health care cost controls. After examining ethnicity in conjunction with sex, socioeconomic status, age and party...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 7–26.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Colleen M. Grogan; Roger D. Feldman; John A. Nyman; Janet Shapiro While support for the development of clinical guidelines is widespread, there is little agreement about how they should be used. Because cost control is the force behind the medical effectiveness movement, the payers' preference, to...
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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 February 2014) 39 (1): 171–208.
Published: 01 February 2014
... patient outcomes, but the political sustainability of this initiative remains unclear because of concerns that it will threaten the doctor-patient relationship. An unresolved question is whether it is possible to boost public support for the use of CER as a cost-control strategy. We investigate one...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 489–511.
Published: 01 June 1985
... survey the options for increasing Medicare revenues while cost-control devices are being developed. Indeed, even if cost-control efforts are completely successful, additional revenues may be needed in the future to finance new initiatives in the Medicare program. Therefore, this paper will look briefly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Robert Hunt Sprinkle Standard models of patient demand for health care and health care suppliers' response to that demand imply that some manner of manipulation of the prices faced by patients must be chief among the mechanisms of systemic cost control. However convenient econometrically, these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 155–175.
Published: 01 April 1979
..., Bethesda, Maryland; Dr. Mark Novitch, Associate Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration., Rockville, Maryland; Dr. James Russo, Vice President for Public Relations, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association, Washington, DC. Maximum Allowable Cost: Can the Government Control Drug Costs? A...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 808–845.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Burton A. Weisbrod The study reported on here is the first benefit-cost analysis of a controlled (random assignment) experiment in the mental health field. It compares, in terms of an unusually wide variety of tangible and intangible forms of benefits and costs, a traditional, hospital-based...