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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 205–209.
Published: 01 April 2017
... improving reforms in those ten states, he would often say, “I want to learn about reform in these states to help improve the implementation of reform across all fifty states.” And then he would ask, “Do we know anything about how to nudge the diffusion of effective policies across the states?” This special...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 April 2017
... policy diffusion process, we simulate the diffusion of a hypothetical policy after seeding the policy in just a handful of states. We compare these strategies to seeding the ten states the RWJF monitored during the states' implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. We attempt to mimic the choices...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 309–340.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Julianna Pacheco; Elizabeth Maltby Abstract We consider two ways that public opinion influenced the diffusion of ACA policy choices from 2010 through 2014. First, we consider the policy feedback mechanism, which suggests that policy decisions have spillover effects that influence opinions in other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 363–375.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Care Act, highlighting key arguments and findings from the authors in this Special Issue. I discuss how common mechanisms of policy diffusion, the attributes of policies themselves, and the conditional nature of policy diffusion all play somewhat different roles during polarized times. In addition to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and federal reimbursement policies and other requirements facing local hospitals and medical providers. We illustrate by example how these interactions may have important implications for the diffusion of ACA provisions. One implication of this perspective is that future empirical work on the rate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2012) 37 (5): 815–849.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ae-Sook Kim; Edward Jennings This article utilizes a theoretical framework of policy innovation, diffusion, and reinvention to investigate the evolving nature of Medicaid managed care programs over time. By estimating two separate models, one for primary care case management (PCCM) and a second for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 455–481.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Christopher J. Conover; Frank A. Sloan This study assesses the impact of certificate-of-need (CON) regulation for hospitals on various measures of health spending per capita, hospital supply, diffusion of technology, and hospital industry organization. Using a time series cross-sectional...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 141–156.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Gloria Ruby; H. David Banta; Anne Kesselman Burns One possible approach to containing Medicare costs involves explicit changes in Medicare's coverage policy with respect to medical technology. This paper first describes the development and diffusion of medical technology in general and then...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 785–818.
Published: 01 October 2007
... understand whether and how litigation contributed to the diffusion of the procedure, we conducted a series of case studies that examine the litigation tactics and strategies used by defense and plaintiffs' counsel. Despite the fact that HDC/ABMT lacked proven scientific effectiveness, insurance defense...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 February 1989
..., as measured by the number of organs procured on a per capita basis and by the number of multiorgan donors obtained. Much of this improvement can be attributed to the diffusion of organizational techniques and approaches, and this diffusion has been encouraged by the involvement of national...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 863–898.
Published: 01 December 2009
... case studies spanning five countries to examine innovation and diffusion of two blood technologies—enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA blood tests) and heat treatment—in response to the threat to the blood supply posed by HIV during the 1980s. Prior research has produced three contradictory...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 749–770.
Published: 01 October 2017
... in advancing racial equality in health care. Courts have been reluctant to intervene on racial justice because overt discrimination has largely disappeared, and the Supreme Court has interpreted civil rights laws in a fashion that restricts judicial authority to address more subtle or diffused forms...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 643–661.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Lawrence D. Brown Path dependence, a model first advanced to explain puzzles in the diffusion of technology, has lately won allegiance among analysts of the politics of public policy, including health care policy. Though the central premise of the model—that past events and decisions shape options...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 267–288.
Published: 01 April 1996
... diffusion, survey of physician responses to detailed clinical scenarios, and multivariate analysis of the relation of physicians’ scenario responses to objective liability experience. The articles also offer a good picture of the state of the art: Many difficulties hamper research in this area, and these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 2011
... U.S. policy has focused on technology creation, U.K. policy has been more oriented toward technology diffusion. This article surveys the sources of these differences. We consider the impacts of institutional, cultural, and other factors that may explain them, and emphasize that it is hard to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1978) 3 (2): 196–234.
Published: 01 April 1978
... neglect of child health in state legislation; nor have they greatly expanded the volume of direct services for child care. They have been sufficiently ambiguous and diffuse to leave the providers dominant, treating diseases and existing conditions rather than focusing energy on preventive measures...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 215–246.
Published: 01 April 2017
... devolve significant discretion to states to administer Medicaid and other programs. Our findings offer insights into future directions in health reform and in learning and diffusion. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Freely available online through the Journal of Health Politics, Policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 April 2017
... tax cuts. Analogous connections may facilitate the diffusion of ACA provisions that presently receive hostile receptions in Republican-leaning states. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Freely available online through the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law open access option...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 841–886.
Published: 01 August 2014
... diffusion of privatization policies to promote health care privatization while political mobilization against privatization, competing policy priorities, weak market and government institutions, and efforts to reach universal health insurance hindered privatization. The privatization approaches of Chile and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 565–589.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Julianna Pacheco; Graeme Boushey Abstract What determines government attention to emerging health issues? We draw on research in agenda setting and policy diffusion to explore the determinants of public health attention in the fifty American states. We find that intergovernmental influence has a...