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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 205–209.
Published: 01 April 2017
... cared about 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...
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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 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 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 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 August 1991) 16 (4): 747–760.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Harvey M. Sapolsky I examine the development of privately provided insurance since World War II, giving special attention to Empire Blue Cross, and argue that the competition between employers and unions for the loyalty of workers after the passage of the Taft-Hartley Act helped diffuse private...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 525–542.
Published: 01 June 1990
... legislative policy, however, impact at this level is predicted to remain diffuse, with only cautious acceptance of the changes in beliefs implied by research. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 References Alford , R. R. 1974 . Health Care Politics: Ideological and Interest Group...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 699–728.
Published: 01 August 1986
... states and the federal interest is too diffused. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Medicaid Myths: Trends in Medicaid Expenditures and the Prospects for Reform Stephen M. Davidson, Boston University School of Management, and Jerry Crornwell and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 293–303.
Published: 01 April 1988
.... California decision, indicates that the primary barriers to cost containment today are not obstructive tactics by providers or provider-controlled health insurance plans. Rather, the primary barriers are increases in the development and diffusion of new technology and society's apparent preference for paying...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2005
... allocate resources internally among providers. The article uses classic technology diffusion theory to explain the adoption and use of RA in these six markets and derives lessons for health policy generally and for the future of RA in particular. For health policy generally, the differing experiences of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 718–738.
Published: 01 August 1982
... highlights the findings of the author's study of regional planning for CT Scanner diffusion, and draws the implication that the existing system of planning and certificate-of-need regulation has been only marginally successful because of the absence of a proper incentive system. Under the reform proposal, an...
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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 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...