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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 364–366.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Robert C. Buxbaum M. Shain, H. Suurvali, and M. Boutilier, Healthier Workers: Employee Promotion and Employee Assistance Programs (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1986) Copyright © 1987 by Duke University Press 1987 364 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law than it has on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2007) 32 (4): 737–740.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Dana M. Muir James A. Wooten. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. 415 pp. $65.00 cloth. Duke University Press 2007 Books Obijiofor Aginam. Global...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 1985
...James A. Schuttinga; Marilyn Falik; Bruce Steinwald A survey of over 8,500 employees of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) during the May 1982 open season, supplemented by enrollment data for all DHHS employees enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 366–379.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Jacqueline Wallen; Sherman R. Williams Employer-based health insurance (insurance that is purchased by employers for their employees and financed through employer or joint employer-employee contributions) is currently subsidized in part by the federal government through tax exclusions for employer...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 367–382.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Thomas Rice; Jon Gabel; Gregory de Lissovoy This paper reports the results of a national survey on employer experiences with preferred provider organizations (PPOs). The survey, conducted in 1987, included information from almost 700 telephone interviews with employee benefit managers. We found...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1035–1066.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Carrie Griffin Basas Abstract With great interest, employers in the United States are using wellness programs to reduce insurance costs and monitor the health of their employees. While these programs are often embraced as benign in their assessments and positive in their outcomes, this perspective...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 657–673.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Nancy S. Jecker It is America's distinctive practice to tie private health insurance to employment, and recent proposals have tried to retain this link through mandating that all employers provide health insurance to their employees. My primary approach to these issues is neither economic, nor...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Daniel M. Fox; Daniel C. Schaffer This paper is a history of the health policy results of the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act of 1974, particularly section 514, which preempts state laws “which relate to any employee benefit plan” but permits states to continue to regulate the business...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 609–664.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Daniel M. Fox; Daniel C. Schaffer Since the passage of Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code in 1978, cafeteria plans have offered employees a choice of tax-free fringe benefits. Although these plans have been popular with employers and employees, Treasury Department officials and many tax...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 767–788.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) could be used to counterbalance the incentives that HMOs have to deny necessary care. Given press coverage of the case, however, it was easy to get the impression that the managed care industry itself was on trial in Pegram . This report examines the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 923–970.
Published: 01 December 2007
... state of job-based benefits, notably the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) of 1974 and the union-run health and welfare funds created under the Taft-Hartley Act, remain daunting barriers on the road to reform, exacerbating tensions and differences within organized labor. Moreover, a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 961–984.
Published: 01 October 2017
... under comprehensive health reform in the Boston metropolitan area. The article uses data from interviews conducted with a total of 153 immigrants, health care professionals, and immigrant and health advocacy organization employees under the Massachusetts and ACA health reforms. Findings indicate that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 683–708.
Published: 01 August 2013
... vehicle for compromise when actors disagree. Interestingly, it is the more precisely worded statutes that have prompted court battles. We explain this with reference to the asymmetry of incentives and mobilizing costs between those disadvantaged by broad (primarily female employees) versus precisely...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1013–1034.
Published: 01 October 2014
... for health, health costs, and burdens on individual employees will be critical for informing both private and public decision makers. After describing the many pieces of information that would be valuable for assessing these programs, this article proposes more narrowly targeted reporting requirements...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1067–1088.
Published: 01 October 2014
... the lens of employers, the health care system, employment and tort law, and the greater political economy. It notes that while improving employee health, well-being, and productivity is common across the three countries and their respective cultures, the focus on wellness as a distinct legal concept...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 142–154.
Published: 01 April 1979
..., introduction of fees for services, disruption of program continuity, service delays, demoralization of public employees, termination of contracts with community clinics, and drastic reductions in staff and services by special districts. Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 339–346.
Published: 01 April 1981
... include: (1) the employee's need to initiate the disclosure process; (2) medical reluctance to disclose exposure data; (3) long latency periods between exposure and effect; (4) problems of quality control; (5) the use of monitoring methods with low predictive value; (6) statutory secrecy provisions; (7...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 542–557.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., advantages to younger and minority workers, economy for employers, greater productivity, and, in certain industries, greater public safety. Major arguments against include: adverse effect on physical and mental health of many employees, inordinate cost to society–both in terms of pensions and loss of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 855–888.
Published: 01 August 1983
...James F. Mosher In 1982 U.S. businesses will spend over $10 billion (12 percent of the total retail alcohol market) on alcoholic beverages which will be consumed by top executives, professionals, and other white-collar employees in a variety of business and personal settings. The Internal Revenue...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 943–963.
Published: 01 October 2008
...—rebates and spread pricing—that account significantly for PBMs' profits but have been neglected in the bioethics and health policy literature as important sources of fiscal waste in our current health care system. We offer analyses of two common cases, consider employers' and employees' vulnerabilities...