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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Mark V. Pauly This paper examines the economic foundations for mandatory discounts for insurers based on differences in bad debts experience. It considers critically the arguments Blue Cross plans use in several states. On both equity and efficiency grounds, discounts for actual bad debts are shown...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Robert M. Saywell, Jr.; Terrell W. Zollinger; David K. W. Chu; Charlotte A. MacBeth; Mark E. Sechrist For this study, a sample of 1,689 patients classified as “charity” and “bad debt” cases in 1986 were identified from 27 general acute care hospitals and one tertiary hospital in Indiana. Half of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 999–1026.
Published: 01 December 2010
... community services for which any payments received are low relative to costs. Disagreements continue, however, about the treatment of bad debt expense and Medicare shortfalls. A recent revision of the Internal Revenue Service's Form 990 Schedule H, which is required of all nonprofit hospitals, highlights...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 815–831.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Michael D. Rosko The New Jersey all-payer prospective payment system compensates hospitals for charity care and bad debts. This study examines its impact on the provision of care to self-pay patients. Self-pay patients include two types of uninsured individuals: (1) patients who cannot afford to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 June 1993
... remain as fiscal intermediaries. Doctors and hospitals would continue to work much as they do now. They would prosper from more utilization, few bad debts, and less administrative trouble. The payment and work of doctors would be governed by collective negotiations between the insurance carriers and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 734–739.
Published: 01 June 1982
..., debt categories and amounts. Within the limitations of the study, health care costs seem not to have played a significant role in the financial lives of this population. Copyright © 1982 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1982 Research Note Health Care Costs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2001) 26 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 February 2001
... the reporting of both revenues and expenses; an absence of relevant details,such as charity care, bad debt, operating versus nonoperating income, and affiliate transactions; an inconsistent classification of changes in net assets; and a failure to provide cash flow statements. Because of these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 829–853.
Published: 01 October 2011
... substantive debate surrounding whether savings, debt, education, or single parenthood is relevant. There was also substantial variation in experts' assessed affordability scores. Nevertheless, median expert affordability assessments were not far from those of ACA. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 648–666.
Published: 01 June 1982
... debt financ- ing, and the proportion attributable to depreciation has decrea~ed,~resulting in the FY 198 1 figures shown in Table 1. Current problems Depreciation reimbursement. Depreciation? the largest and most sig- nificant component of capital cost reimbursement? is expected to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 586–589.
Published: 01 June 1998
... lying, “Know- ing Lies” and “Lying on the Couch,” plus a third study, “Gift, Money, and Debt.” The first is something of a history of the lie in Western thought, the second a more refined study of untruth and psychoanalysis. The third essay begins with an account of Lacan’s debt to Freud and evolves...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 887–913.
Published: 01 August 1990
... reimbursement for bad debt and free care changed five times between 1979 and 1988. This article describes the technical details of each reimbursement change and the arguments advanced by parties in favor of and opposed to the change.' It is important to understand 1. Many of the statements made...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 June 1991
... home owners to act from financial motives, including but not limited to deciding to sell frequently, to refinance capital debt, or to lease rather than own. Such actions could have adverse consequences for patient care, by reducing the quality of care and decreasing access for Medicaid and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 April 1984
... profits, alloca- tions to offset bad debts and charity care, and other elements. This should not be surprising. Nonprofit as well as for-profit organizations require revenues in ex- cess of their costs to remain in business. 261 262...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 855–857.
Published: 01 October 2011
... details than the vignettes provided. How old were the children and therefore what child care costs did the parent(s) face? Did a low-­income individual or couple at age fifty-­five have savings for retirement and future medical needs? Were a person’s debts due to medical expenses? Did it make...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 June 2001
... in hospital total profit margin and a 0.6 percentage point decrease in uncompensated care. The percentage of Americans without health insurance continues to rise, increasing the demand for charity care and raising the levels of bad debt. By 1999...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 164–172.
Published: 01 February 1983
... uffordQbiZity versus need. The hospital sector is currently poorly positioned to gain access to debt markets and to raise capital: approxi- Cohodes Hospital Capitil Formation 167 mately 25 percent of all hospitals operate at a deficit, and another 25 percent operate with less...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 363–381.
Published: 01 April 1991
... introduction of bad debt and char- ity care pools. The pools were designed to achieve four critical goals in hos- pital financing: (1) to improve the financial conditions of private hospitals; (2) to develop a more equitable method of financing the costs of free care; (3) to increase, or at least...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 237–250.
Published: 01 April 1984
... overstaffing. In large part, however, we can distinguish hospitals stressed due to care to the poor (including Feder, Hadley & Mullner Poor Hospitals 239 Medicaid, charity, and bad debt) from hospitals stressed for other reasons. In metropolitan areas, especially the largest...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 June 1987
... Systems Management. 1985 . Bad Debt and Charity Care Need Calculation. Albany, NY: New York Department of Health. Posner , R. 1976 . Taxation By Regulation. Bell Journal of Economics 7 : 22 -50. Rosko , M. , and R. Broyles. 1987 . Short-Term Responses of Hospitals to the DRG Prospective...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 557–558.
Published: 01 August 1980
... this journal and those who write for it owe a real debt to the Board of Editors. Almost always their comments are constructive, detailed and explicit whether an article is accepted or rejected. We have many letters even from authors whose articles have been rejected outright, thanking...