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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
... preferred over nonwhites: the difference in utilization persists even among those whose nursing home stays are covered by Medicare. Using data from a study of patients awaiting alternative placement in North Carolina acute care general hospitals in 1991, this article examines racial differences in discharge...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Denise A. Spence; Joshua M. Wiener Although it is commonly thought that a very high proportion of private-pay nursing home patients become eligible for Medicaid during their stay, few national studies have been conducted to determine the extent of Medicaid “spend-down.” The discharged resident...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 815–831.
Published: 01 August 1990
... independent variables to control for the community's pool of uninsured residents and the hospital's share of this pool, was estimated for the number of self-pay discharges. The results indicate that the volume of care provided to self-pay patients increased when the New Jersey all-payer system was introduced...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1107–1127.
Published: 01 December 2006
...William H. Dow; Dean M. Harris; Zhimei Liu In the mid-1990s, many states as well as the federal government began to regulate early postpartum hospital discharge. Length-of-stay patterns changed markedly in response, but effects were much greater in some states than others. In particular, laws...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 April 1996
... syncope (78 percent versus 73 percent; p = .42), discharged a patient with nonspecific chest pain (80 percent versus 80 percent; p = .88), and delayed surgery in a patient with nonspecific changes on a electrocardiograph (58 percent versus 68 percent; p = .18). Attitudes about malpractice also did not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1986
...James C. Robinson This paper studies the link between occupational health hazards and job security. Consistent with the underlying hypothesis that firms utilizing hazardous technologies tend to employ low-skilled workers who can be discharged easily in case of a downturn in business, the analysis...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 445–461.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Robert E. Schlenker Nursing home care is growing in importance as the population ages and as Medicare's prospective payment system encourages earlier discharges from acute care settings to nursing homes. Nursing home reimbursement policy is primarily a Medicaid issue, since Medicaid pays for about...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 851–869.
Published: 01 August 1993
... and National Hospital Discharge surveys. Nursing homes were less racially integrated than hospitals. Health facilities in the South were more integrated than in any other region of the country. There was little difference in the degree of racial segregation of publicly financed patients and those...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 937–965.
Published: 01 August 1993
... markets. Especially important is whether a hospital has its own long-term care unit, swing beds, or both, and whether nursing home beds are available in the local area. Patients discharged from hospitals are more likely to use home health care in areas with a low supply of nursing home beds and low...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
... (83.0 percent) were discharged to home care. Only 44.6 percent of the patients with uncompensated care had no insurance; 46.8 percent had some form of commercial insurance which covered part of the charges for care. The most common diagnosis for these patients was pregnancy and childbirth (22.8 percent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 729–747.
Published: 01 August 1986
...; to the military's rumored plans to discharge all personnel suspected of having AIDS; and to school districts seeking to exclude children with AIDS. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 The AIDS Epidemic and Gay Bathhouses: A Constitutional Analysis Judith...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 665–682.
Published: 01 August 1987
... analyzes individual and collective worker responses to information on job hazards using five sources of data on workers and industries in the United States. Levels of expressed dissatisfaction, discharges for cause, and strike frequencies are found to be significantly higher in hazardous jobs than in safe...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 283–308.
Published: 01 April 2000
... with submitting false claims to the government. The FCA rewards such whistle-blowers with a share of any resulting recoveries as a bounty and protects them from discharge for filing false claims lawsuits against their employers. It also requires defendants to pay the costs and attorneys fees of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 617–634.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Allen Buchanan Three ethical criticisms of managed care are often voiced: (1) by “skimming the cream” of the patient population, managed care organizations fail to discharge their obligations to improve access, or at least, to not worsen it; (2) managed care organizations engage in rationing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 June 1992
... financial risk entailed by these options have focused on their impact on risk in the long run. Our study uses a broader framework to evaluate their impact on short-run as well as long-run risk. We use Medicare discharge data for 1985 to simulate alternative PPS payment options under the assumption that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 275–282.
Published: 01 April 1985
... implications for the organization and manage- ment of hospital services, for the network of community services that receive pa- tients discharged from hospitals, and for the families of elderly patients being cared for in hospitals. Effects on hospital organization and management The prospective...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 February 1988
... the expected primary source of payment at discharge was “self-pay” or “no charge” (hereafter termed “self-pay” patients) change between 1980 and 1985? Did the implementation of PPS legislation affect hos- pitals’ self-pay inpatient loads? Second, which types of hospitals (delineated by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 190.
Published: 01 February 1984
... professional training (physicians, nurses , or social workers) , experience (some were discharge planners, some worked in home care), and direct exposure to the client (rather than using someone else’s description), and to compare these plans with similar plans developed by the clients themselves...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 741–809.
Published: 01 August 1987
... more desirable because it creates a geographic area in which the population has a single set of arrangements for its care. Thus, the utilization rates are more likely to be influenced by that community’s principle sources of service. Hospital discharge records have been the predominant source...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 659–674.
Published: 01 August 1986
...- icare rate of 9.9 days (see Table 1). The same basic ALOS pattern was found for surgical cases only. ’ However, patients under age 35 account for 75 percent of all group-practice HMO hospital discharges, and for 70 percent of IPA discharges, versus 61 percent for commercial insurers and 54...