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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (3): 529–538.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Books 529 Health Care Entitlements and the Policy Gorilla Timothy Stoltzfus Jost. Disentitlement? The Threats Facing Our Public Health-Care Programs and a Rights-Based Response. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. 291 pp. $45.00 cloth. Tim Jost begins his new book with a bold...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (5): 821–858.
Published: 01 October 2003
.... In elite rhetoric and political framing, Medicaid was increasingly cast as a broad-based social welfare entitlement of value to all Americans, including middle-class citizens. Some health care advocates began viewing Medicaid expansions as a potential path to achieving universal coverage in the United...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (3): 538–544.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Joseph White David G. Smith. Entitlement Politics: Medicare and Medicaid, 1995–2001 . New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 2002. 432 pp. $49.95 cloth;$24.95 paper. © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Smith, David G. 1992 . Paying for Medicare:The Politics of Reform . Hawthorne, NY: Aldine...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (4): 617–634.
Published: 01 August 1998
..., thereby depriving patients of care to which they are entitled; and (3) by pressuring physicians to ration care, managed care organizations interfere with physicians’ fulfillment of their fiduciary obligations to provide the best care for each patient. This article argues that each of these criticisms...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (2): 251–293.
Published: 01 April 2006
... to incorporate all forms of the phenomenon that have been described so far. This article aims to overcome this limitation by proposing a new definition based on the concept of entitlement for services. First, the various forms of informal payment observed in practice are reviewed briefly. Then, some...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (3): 423–454.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Deborah R. McFarlane; Kenneth J. Meier The 104th Congress considered massive structural changes in federal aid to the states. Not only would federal categorical grants be consolidated into block grants, but entitlement programs would be converted to block grants too. Using family planning as a case...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Sara Rosenbaum Abstract As 2017 ended, Medicaid's entitlement structure—and the funding base on which this structure rests—remained intact. During the Trump administration's first year, this largest and most unique form of US health insurance faced an existential threat under three distinct waves...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (6): 971–1004.
Published: 01 December 2007
... have often enhanced health services for low-income people; above all, they have helped preserve Medicaid as an entitlement by undercutting support for those seeking to convert the program into a block grant. From the perspective of the democratic process, we find that Congress has been a more...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 1989
..., entitlement, and level of government. The paper concludes by predicting that as transplant procedures become less constrained by organ supply and more routinely performed, they will lose the privileged political position that they now enjoy and will instead be obliged to compete for scarce governmental...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (4): 623–652.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Rukmalie Jayakody; Sheldon Danziger; Harold Pollack Reform has transformed traditional entitlement to cash welfare under Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) into a transitional program known as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Because of the new work requirements...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (4): 585–614.
Published: 01 August 2003
... European countries (Belgium,Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland) over the past decade. A distinction is made between risk solidarity and income solidarity, and the scope of solidarity is shown to have two dimensions: entitlements and membership. The analysis consists of three parts: description...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Adam Sonfield; Harold A. Pollack After nearly a century of failed or incomplete legislative efforts, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), enacted by Congress in March 2010, establishes the principle that every American is entitled to affordable and effective health insurance...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 247–258.
Published: 01 February 2014
... both to individuals and to populations who, without it, could be on the losing end of widening health disparities. The second claim is that the preventive services provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be invoked to establish legal entitlements to WGS, without any...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Morris L. Barer This paper traces the development of British Columbia's controversial Bill 41, which empowers that province's Ministry of Health to restrict the issuance of billing numbers entitling physicians to seek payment from the provincial medical services plan. The bill and its predecessors...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (2): 327–368.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Arnold J. Rosoff This article examines how courts are likely to apply evidence-based medicine, and particularly clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), in healthcare litigation involving quality-of-care and entitlement-to-benefits (coverage)claims. Exploring the “politics” of the current situation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (2): 205–228.
Published: 01 April 1981
...Deane Neubauer; Richard Pratt This paper presents a critical reaction to the Surgeon General's recent report and recommendations on American health. Entitled Healthy People , the report has been described as providing impetus for a “second public health revolution.” Our analysis leaves us less than...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 325–344.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Robert Evans The working document entitled A New Perspective on the Health of Canadians , often referred to as the “Lalonde Report,” was released in 1974. Its suggestion that present patterns of morbidity and mortality were not particularly amenable to health care interventions, and seemed rather...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (3): 533–547.
Published: 01 June 1985
... of the ultimate moral and social rationales for continuing Medicare in something approximating its present form; the legitimacy of a social entitlement program that is age- rather than means-based; the implications for the future of health care reform if significant changes were to be made in the Medicare program...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (2): 245–273.
Published: 01 April 1985
... government support, and others seeking to replace current public efforts with expanded entitlements. Organizational reforms hold promise of more equitable allocation of public expenditures for long-term care, but are not likely to reduce such spending. Thus difficult choices cannot be avoided...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 June 1987
... entitlement of national health insurance, the access all social groups have to advanced medical care, and policies targeted at providers rather than users of health services. The paper also underscores the past and future importance of regional policy coalitions in shaping national health policy. Copyright...