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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 565–585.
Published: 01 June 1989
... called the illness episode approach, we modeled the out-of-pocket costs associated with thirteen illnesses of varying severity for beneficiaries with traditional Medicare coverage only and for beneficiaries who join one of two Los Angeles HMOs which charge no additional premium. The typical total charges...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
... survey of the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey was analyzed to determine the extent of spend-down among elderly nursing home patients during a single nursing home episode, the proportion of patients who remained Medicaid or private payers throughout their stay, and how the measures varied by patient...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 57–95.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Democrats emphasized the extensive yearlong debate over health care reform and argued that the final bill represented a compromise of good ideas from both parties. We undertake a policy-centered analysis to help reconcile these conflicting reports of this legislative episode. Drawing on real-time accounts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 April 1986
... means to protect handicapped newborns. The episode offers insights into the dynamics of the U.S. system of separated powers, the limitations of the “civil rights” approach, and the importance of negotiating structures for the resolution of private moral dilemmas with public implications. Copyright...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2018) 43 (4): 605–650.
Published: 01 August 2018
... two episodes, focusing on the political-institutional contexts of each case, the processes that produced the shifting coalitions from enactment to repeal, and the policy attributes that posed risks or provided protection to each program. The political-institutional contexts and the processes of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 87–108.
Published: 01 February 1979
... CSA's effectiveness in 1975, a Domestic Council Task Force reported in a White Paper to President Gerald Ford that its control measures do “reduce abuse of dangerous drugs.” The Task Force's evidence was based upon a before-and-after analysis of the frequency of “drug abuse episodes” reported to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 765–768.
Published: 01 August 1988
... given to integrating individuals into least restrictive en- vironments? Current policy arguments are supported in part by a tacit set of assumptions concerning the nature, extent, and scale of mental hospitalization in the United States. These assumptions are as follows: The number of episodes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 249–254.
Published: 01 February 1994
... making and implementation of policy. Episodes of fundamental constitutional change have been relatively rare in the health policy arena. Even more than is the case in most other policy arenas, the nature of politics within the health care arena has provided entrenched interests with the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 767–769.
Published: 01 October 2018
... may reflect using too many resources (or an unnecessarily expensive mix of inputs) to produce specific services, or it could reflect delivering too many services. If one conceptualizes the “product” as an episode of care, as opposed to delivery of a specific service, these two definitions converge...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 571–576.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) finally adds a contemporary American case to the set of episodes of major health policy reform. But is it the long-­anticipated “big bang” of pathbreaking change? Is it yet another demonstration of failure to make such change? The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 995–997.
Published: 01 October 2000
... systematic analysis of political institutions (broadly understood) within the wider context of a state’s political economy and political culture. When a set of policy actors has both the political authority and the will to accomplish significant change, she argues, an episode of “policy change” occurs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 391–394.
Published: 01 April 1998
... three-quarters of the book is devoted to a careful dissection of the key components of this policy-making episode. It begins with two opening chapters that focus on the political and intellectual underpin- nings for the Clinton plan and the process of designing the plan through the Task Force on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 703–722.
Published: 01 August 1987
... choice is typically among three options: per person per time period (capitation), per episode of illness, or per individual unit of service (e.g., a visit, procedure, or test). Perpersordper episode. Per capita payments in the health care sector are gen- erally associated with health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 429–436.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the 111th Con- gress took office, by conventional accounting we were at the seventh significant episode of health care reform debate in a century. Each time before, reform not only failed, it crashed spectacularly. What made the year 2010 so different from all other years? Over the coming...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 384–386.
Published: 01 April 1988
... episodic acute care hospital and the generally custodial long-term care nursing home. Thus, the central emphasis of the book Book Reviews 385 is the development and provision of a continuum of care concept. The primary theme is the need for a planned...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 816–819.
Published: 01 June 1995
... typically viewed as a private consumption good, and thus a private responsibility for all but the most needy: Unlike episodic acute care, the provision of long-term care is inextricably linked with our living situation, and the match between care delivery and highly personal preferences determines...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 871–875.
Published: 01 August 1989
... The Prospects for Prepaid Long-Term Frank G. Williams, David Care: The Arizona Medicaid Experiment Phoenix, and Bradford Kirkman-LifS 549 Financial Consequences of Joining a Medicare HMO: An Application of the Illness Episode Approach to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 867–869.
Published: 01 August 1996
... contrast, properly dismisses the Bureaucrat as an exaggerator in his first paragraph. Then he ably describes a recent episode in which the lust of some leaders of academic medicine for the Fox s Response 869 rewards of distributive politics caused them to act...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 611–632.
Published: 01 August 2012
... across nations. Nonetheless, a common pattern emerged: episodes of cost constraint were followed by periods of increased spending. The overall trajectory of growing public spending on health care, exceeding the rate of growth in overall public spending, persisted in most advanced nations, and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 1999
... percent), acute or episodic care (41.5 percent), or a physical examination when feeling well (31.2 percent). A significantly greater proportion of unsheltered (56.8 percent), emergency-sheltered (41.5 percent), and bridge-housed (47.3 percent) individuals reported receiving acute or episodic care...