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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 75–106.
Published: 01 February 2004
... two enhance the efficiency of health care markets by controlling costs and embedding physicians' caregiving in a community of professionals. The mix of strategies that each organization adopts at any given time depends on the market conditions and regulatory policies it faces, as well as its...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 386–388.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Keith J. Mueller Steven Eastaugh, Financing Health Care: Economic Efficiency and Equity (Dover: Auburn House, 1987). Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 386 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law if the acute care hospital beds are utilized more intensively by high...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 967–992.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Distributional Effects, This Policy is Efficient. In Health, Health Care and Health Economics , ed. M. L. Barer, T. E. Getzen, and G. L. Stoddard. New York: John Wiley. Rice, T. 1998 . The Economics of Health Reconsidered . Chicago: Health Administration Press. Somers, H. M., and A. R. Somers. 1972...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 697–707.
Published: 01 August 2012
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Michael K. Gusmano Olson Laura Katz . The Politics of Medicaid . New York : Columbia University Press , 2010 . 416 pp. $32.50 cloth. Grannemann Thomas W. and Pauly Mark V. . Medicaid Everyone Can Count On: Public Choices for Equity and Efficiency . Washington, DC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 879–904.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Thomas N. Chirikos This article examines whether policy makers can make immediate use of recently developed frontier regression techniques to identify efficient hospitals primarily for rate setting purposes. This new approach is applied to data on Florida hospitals for the period 1982–1993 to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 667–688.
Published: 01 August 1992
... reforms hope to enhance efficiency in the NHS by stimulating competition and further decentralizing the management of health care. However, it is not at all certain that in practice the reforms will have the desired effect. Initial costs will be high, people may not respond to incentives as predicted, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
... University of Applied Sciences Fulda MaralSonja Manouguian Scientific Institute for Benefit and Efficiency in Health Care Abstract  To increase understanding of the crossborder transfer of ideas through a case study of the 2007 German health reform...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 739–765.
Published: 01 October 2018
... productive inefficiency is a more tractable concept than waste. We then review the literature on the efficiency of health providers. We discuss the evidence on whether supply- and demand-side policies, such as value-based payment and cost sharing, can raise efficiency, finding that many of these policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
... merger included a nearby larger city. The economic efficiency of small rural hospitals and the competitive implications of their mergers are examined in the context of the Ukiah case. Economies of scale are shown to be important for small rural hospitals and should mitigate any increase in price. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 647–667.
Published: 01 August 1985
... states with flat-rate reimbursement systems were found to have lower rates of increase than homes in other states, while there were no consistent differences between the results of prospective and retrospective systems. Second, efficiency incentives, inflation-projection methods, and the level of...
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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 1994) 19 (2): 393–419.
Published: 01 April 1994
..., implementation of the Medicare and Medicaid programshave weakened this rationale. Federal tax regulations during this period have changed in ways that complement these federal health programs and the accompanying federal interests in encouraging efficiency and performance uniformity among hospitals. States and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 469–512.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Edward Alan Miller; Lili Wang; Zhanlian Feng; Vincent Mor Because states play such a prominent role in the U.S. health care system, they have long grappled with how to best control health care costs while maintaining high quality of care. There are many policy tools available to address efficiency...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Michael D. Rosko; Ryan L. Mutter The Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) contains incentives for hospitals to improve efficiency by placing them at financial risk to earn a positive margin on services rendered to Medicare patients. Concerns about the financial viability of small rural...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 671–685.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Meredith Rosenthal; Norman Daniels The Federal Trade Commission/Department of Justice 2004 report Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition appeals to efficiency arguments in promoting a wide range of health care market reforms. But the market-based reforms discussed in Improving Health Care are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 901–917.
Published: 01 August 2014
... embraced the concept of the accountable care organization to help improve quality and efficiency while addressing financial shortfalls. The experience of Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in Massachusetts, where health care reform began six years ago, provides insight into the opportunities and challenges of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 615–652.
Published: 01 June 1995
... improving efficiency while preserving universal access through central redistributive financing. In the Dutch political context, radical reform proposals can be introduced only by a prolonged series of incremental changes, which offer the corporatist organizations of providers and insurers ample opportunity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 363–382.
Published: 01 April 1997
... being pursued both to seek efficiencies and to improve the bargaining position of the organization. External forces that are driving these changes include more aggressive activities on the part of purchasers to contain their costs, developments in information technology, management innovation in other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 215–263.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Evan M. Melhado Among health services researchers, an “economizing model” of health care has eclipsed two traditional models, “social conflict” and “collective welfare.” The older models emphasized social solidarity and distributive justice, but the newer one focuses on improving efficiency...