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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2018) 43 (4): 605–650.
Published: 01 August 2018
... was instead a cautionary plea repeated in the Senate. Just a year before, that chamber and the House of Representatives had dramatically reversed course, repealing the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act (MCCA) that they had enacted with much fanfare and nearly by consensus in the previous session of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 221–249.
Published: 01 April 1979
... shape its disability and rehabilitation policies in the course of the next twenty years. Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1979 The views expressed in this paper are solely those of the author. The paper is a revision of one presented at a seminar on current...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 464–490.
Published: 01 June 1979
... on private practice and pay beds. This paper examines the course of the conflict and analyzes the factors underlying the eruption of this issue. It draws attention to the role of the trade-unions in activating the Labour Party's latent ideological commitment on private practice. Although the issue...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 657–674.
Published: 01 August 1980
...David W. Goff This paper reviews identifying characteristics of the urban public hospital and discusses some of the chronic problems, such as funding, image, constituency and acceptance, that this institution has faced. Alternative courses of action for dealing with these problems are considered...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 April 1977
... such pressure has been both intermittent and significantly limited has reinforced SSA's preferred course of action. As a result. Medicare policy has continued to support inadequate and unsafe hospitals and to exacerbate hospital cost inflation. The tendency for administrators to become committed to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 131–140.
Published: 01 February 2012
... because unimmunized children go to school or day care when they are contagious but asymptomatic, exposing many more children to potentially dangerous infections. The risks to children from disease are much higher than the risks of vaccines. There are, of course, some bona fide reasons why children should...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 513–549.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Daniel Bergan; Genevieve Risner The public debate over health care reform in 2009 was carried out partly through issue advertisements aired online and on television. Did these advertisements alter the course of the debate over health care reform? While millions of dollars are spent each year on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 849–869.
Published: 01 August 2013
... as a crime against the founding principles of the NHS and from those who saw it as a disruptive blunder that created more problems than it solved. This article asks three questions. Why did the coalition government embark on a policy course guaranteed to lose it votes? How will the much-amended...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 773–799.
Published: 01 August 1994
... cultural dimensions of the problems at hand. Rather than inculcate an ethic and practice in which medicine focuses on the meaning of illness for a life, a cultural phenomenon, this form of positivism strengthens the tendency to reject meaning in favor of the causes and course of disease and the abstracted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 717–749.
Published: 01 August 2014
... predictors of support for reform. We also show that Clinton and Obama did not “lose” blacks, seniors, or wealthy voters over the course of the debate. The small and often nonexistent relationship between these characteristics and support for the plan are constant over time. Instead, the modest fluctuations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 97–137.
Published: 01 February 2014
... thirty states with Republican governors in 2013, only four launched their own exchange. Why did many Republican-led states that initially appeared open to establishing exchanges ultimately reverse course? Drawing on interviews with state policy makers and secondary data, we trace the evolution of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 521–539.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Allan V. Horwitz; Gerald N. Grob Abstract Over the course of the nineteenth century, medical disciplines replaced holistic conceptions of body and mind with specific diagnoses that were unrelated to the qualities and circumstances of the individuals who harbored them. Despite periodic attempts from...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 541–558.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Sherry Glied; Richard G. Frank Abstract Mental illnesses provide a difficult set of challenges to American health and social institutions. Those challenges have been a continuous concern of David Mechanic's over the course of his career. In this article we trace the development of modern economic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1065–1100.
Published: 01 December 2005
... purchasing health insurance. These policies are partly derived from agency theory and a model of managed competition in health insurance. The essay reviews the course of reform in five countries that had a national health service model in place in the late 1980s: Italy, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
...John Holahan; John L. Palmer Many observers have noted that Medicare expenditures will significantly outstrip projected revenues over the course of the next 25 years. This paper examines the economic and demographic assumptions behind forecasts of Medicare hospital insurance and supplementary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 301–323.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... In the end, of course, decisions about HIV testing will be taken by nation - states, with the recommendations of international organizations constituting but one element, however important, that will shape policy. Nevertheless, an examination of the history and the dynamics of the recent controversy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 136–158.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Douglas A. Hastings The degree of confidentiality to be accorded data gathered and analyzed by Professional Standards Review Organizations (PSROs) in the course of their medical peer review activities is a crucial and controversial issue in health policy. In late 1977, a consumer organization in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 833–856.
Published: 01 August 1990
... the course of the program through the policy cycle and recommends that the policy process be considered as dynamic, interactive, and evolutionary. The case study approach allows for a greater understanding of the phases of the process, their interaction, and their impact on specific policy outcomes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 203–236.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Thomas R. Oliver Over the past decade, state officials have pursued a variety of strategies to protect and expand health insurance coverage for their residents. This article examines the course of action in Maryland, where new initiatives were shaped around the state's unique hospital payment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
...-product of ideological positions popularized during the Reagan and Bush administrations. We draw from these results some predictions about the course of the ongoing debate over federal health policies. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References Alves , Wayne , and Peter Rossi. 1978...