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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 131–158.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Merlin Chowkwanyun Abstract What exactly is a “racial health disparity”? This article explores five lenses that have been used to answer that question. It contends that racial health disparities have been presented—by researchers both within academia and outside of it—as problems of five varieties...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 803–839.
Published: 01 October 2017
... States, by contrast, discussions of group differences in health more frequently use the term disparity , which in many instances does not include a fairness judgment. Our findings suggest that the difference in language and framing does not simply reflect the fact that research communities...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to developing health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to reducing health disparities by race and health insurance status. For insurance type, we created a three-category nominal variable, where (1) no health care insurance; (2) Medicare, Medicaid, or any other; or (3) employer-provided...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 599–626.
Published: 01 August 2016
... a return toward ideas of Rudolf Virchow and mid-nineteenth-century social medicine that social determinants and disparities are major drivers of population health. Since individual health and population health constitute the major determinants of health care utilization and expenditures, social...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David R. Williams; Valerie Purdie-Vaughns Abstract Large racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) differences in health persist in the United States. Eliminating these health disparities is a public health challenge of our time. This article addresses what is needed for social and behavioral...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lynn A. Blewett Duke University Press 2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 2000. Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Fact Sheet. AHRQ Publication No. 00-PO41. February. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. www.ahrq.gov/research/disparit.htm (accessed February 15...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Different and Differenced Takes on Disparities Variously described in terms of disparities, inequities, differences, or inequalities, concerns about distributional equity emerged around the world as a primary theme in health-policy making during the last decade...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Deborah Stone Although racial and ethnic disparities in health have been on the federal government's agenda since 1985, no policy reforms have significantly reduced disparities. The question arises whether states can effectively address this issue without waiting for solutions from the national...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Kala Ladenheim; Rachel Groman How have state legislatures acted to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care? This article examines trends over time in state legislation related to disparities in care and access, proposed legislation during one biennial session, and contemporary...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 185–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Brian K. Gibbs; Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson; Matthew D. McHugh; Amal N. Trivedi; Deborah Prothrow-Stith Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care, a major focus of Healthy People 2010 , remains on the national agenda and among the priorities for the administration...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., they are the only providers for which current reporting requirements make it possible to fully assess racial disparities in use and quality of care. We find that African Americans' use of nursing homes in 2000 in the United States was 14 percent higher than Caucasians' use. The largest relative African American use...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Derek DeLia; Joel C. Cantor; Amy Tiedemann; Cecilia S. Huang This article evaluates a Certificate of Need (CON) reform in New Jersey that was designed to expand hospital capacity to provide cardiac angiography (CA) and reduce long-standing disparities in access to the procedure. Using data from...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 225–258.
Published: 01 April 2022
... the policies in question and the birth outcomes. We then estimate models including both non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic Black mothers to show the overall racial disparities in low birth weight and preterm birth, net of any differences in demographic characteristics, prenatal care, and social welfare...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 9978117.
Published: 06 May 2022
...Gilbert Gonzales; Nathaniel M. Tran; Marcus A. Bennett Abstract Context : This study examined the association between state-level policy protections (e.g., inclusive of hate crimes, employment, housing, education, and/or public accommodations) and self-rated health disparities between transgender...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
... and ethnic disparities in health status and health care in the United States. We first review the history of the disparities issue to elucidate how the continual and persistent interplay between political action and scientific research drives government policy. We then analyze two recent government-sponsored...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 831–845.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Paula M. Lantz; Sara Rosenbaum Abstract The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was designed with multiple goals in mind, including a reduction in social disparities in health care and health status. This was to be accomplished through some novel provisions and a significant infusion of resources into long...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 789–801.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Keith Wailoo Abstract This article examines the history of concepts and frames (such as “equity” or “disparities”) and how these frames have guided public policies and explanations about differences in health across the population. Considering the emblematic case of cancer, which has stimulated...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 811–838.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Jason Schnittker; Ke Liang Although some scholars suggest that racial/ethnic concordance between physicians and patients will do much to eliminate disparities in medical care, the evidence for concordance effects is mixed. Using nationally representative data with an oversample of blacks...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 9626880.
Published: 29 November 2021
...Elise Trott Jaramillo; Emily A. Haozous; Cathleen E. Willging Abstract Context: American Indian Elders have a lower life expectancy than other aging populations in the United States, due to inequities in health and access to health care. To reduce such disparities, the 2010 Affordable Care Act...