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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 488–503.
Published: 01 June 1981
... from renal failure. The article tries to debunk certain common myths that have arisen concerning the ESRD program, by examining the history and evolution of renal dialysis technology as well as the social policies concerning dialysis pursued in England and Sweden. It argues that while the ESRD program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 820–822.
Published: 01 August 1987
... Ex- tending Lives (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986), 214 pp., $24.95 When we examine the health policy concerns surrounding end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD) and dialysis and transplant treatment, we are looking at both an exemplar and an anomaly. Before the development of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 818–820.
Published: 01 August 1987
..., Borrowed Time: Artijkial Organs and the Politics of Ex- tending Lives (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986), 214 pp., $24.95 When we examine the health policy concerns surrounding end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD) and dialysis and transplant treatment, we are looking at both an...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 1989
... pitfalls of using volume as a proxy for quality in designating transplant centers, and suggest alternative approaches. Using a national database from Medicare’s end-stage renal disease (ESRD) program, they perform an analysis of the relationship of survival of kidney grafts, ESRD patient...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 1989
... concerning the number of organ transplants that are paid for privately, the vast majority of organ transplants are governmentally funded, especially with regard to kidneys for which the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) program provides coverage without regard to age or income. Some “private pay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 115–167.
Published: 01 February 1989
... Disease (ESRD) Services. Federal Register 41 ( 108 ): 22052 -522. Starr , Paul . 1982 . The Social Transformation of American Medicine. New York: Basic Books. Stern , Barney J. , Steven M. Hirsch, Allan Krumholz, Suzanne Tangerose Orr, Howard D. Weiss, Enrique Sajor, and Joseph Berman...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 504–519.
Published: 01 June 1981
... (ESRD) program by removing financial disincentives to home dialysis and transplantation. However, except for a request that the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW) study “methods for increas- in2 public participation in kidney donation ,” virtually no attention was paid to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 717–755.
Published: 01 August 2011
..., Vol. 36, No. 4, August 2011 DOI 10.1215/03616878-1334695  © 2011 by Duke University Press 718 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Introduction End-­stage renal disease (ESRD) requires treatment either with dialysis or the transplantation of a kidney to prolong life. Most ESRD...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 633–645.
Published: 01 December 1986
.... In the end, though, it is the level of payment that should matter most in affecting provider behavior. Payment rates may be stringent or generous irrespective of whether or not they are set prospectively. Medicare’s experience with the end stage renal disease (ESRD) program demonstrates the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 341–365.
Published: 01 April 1989
... (live births) 1.09% 1.02 % 1981 Perinatal mortality (live and still births) 1.26% 1.20 % 1983 ESRD patients per 1,000,000 population 306 153 1983 % of total ESRD patients on home dialvsis 17.8% 60.9 % Source: OECD Social Policy Studies #2...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 1989
... disease, cancer, and strokes3 and legislation designed to assist miners suf- fering from black lung disease (pneumoconiosis).4Of course, the inclusion in 1972 of most victims of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) within Medicare is a dramatic and most germane illustration of this disease-by-disease...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 822–824.
Published: 01 August 1987
... competitive market solutions to health policy dilem- mas. A fascinating addendum to this book is a discussion of how medical executives at NMC attempted to thwart the publication of and discourage future funding of Plough’s research on “case mixes” in ESRD treatment. It appears that the ex...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 41–56.
Published: 01 February 1989
...- stage renal disease (ESRD) program passed as part of the Medicare system in 1972. Under the ESRD program, the federal government pays for the treatment of virtually all Americans who suffer from renal failure. Ninety percent of those cov- ered receive some form of dialysis treatment, but 8,000...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 235–250.
Published: 01 April 1983
... doing so are complex and need not concern us;13 but the step itself was critical, because both dialysis and kidney transplants are expensive to the point of being beyond the means of almost all Americans. In 1972 Congress passed the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Program (PL 92-603), by which it...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 191–227.
Published: 01 February 1989
... “medically deter- mined to have chronic renal disease,” making no distinction between whether they needed hemodialysis or kidney transplantation (Rettig 1976). Consequently, the interim regulations7 and the final rules’ governing implementation of the end-stage renal disease (ESRD) program provided...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2010
... for end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD). But primary physicians traditionally will not refer a patient for ESRD if the patient is over sixty-five. They will not say they are ration- ing to keep costs down. Rather, they may explain to the renal patient that there is nothing else medicine can do for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
... for end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD). But primary physicians traditionally will not refer a patient for ESRD if the patient is over sixty-five. They will not say they are ration- ing to keep costs down. Rather, they may explain to the renal patient that there is nothing else medicine can do for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 296–301.
Published: 01 April 2010
... for end-stage renal dis- ease (ESRD). But primary physicians traditionally will not refer a patient for ESRD if the patient is over sixty-five. They will not say they are ration- ing to keep costs down. Rather, they may explain to the renal patient that there is nothing else medicine can do for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 501–523.
Published: 01 June 1986
... source of development funds continued to be private, NIH experimented with a new form of federal support for innovation. In two cases-the artificial heart and technology to treat end stage renal disease (ESRD)-NIH specifically directed funds to the devef- Foote Public Policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 5–41.
Published: 01 February 2019
... care for legal and undocumented patients and their children, physicians who treat undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are particularly distressed at having to rely on emergency medicine to help manage this chronic condition because the patient is ineligible for the federal...