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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 441–465.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Nicholas Bagley; Helen Levy Abstract Starting in 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require private insurance plans sold in the individual and small-group markets to cover a roster of “essential health benefits.” Precisely which benefits should count as essential, however, was left to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1403–1406.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Dorothy P. Rice Robert M. Ball. Insuring the Essentials: Bob Ball on Social Security. New York: Century Foundation Press, 2000. 324 pp. $14.95 paper. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 JHPPL 26.6 09 Books 12/18/01 2:34 PM Page 1403...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 543–585.
Published: 01 June 1996
... organized a long-term effort by conducting essential polling, planning strategies, gaining media exposure, developing a coalition, and running a successful campaign to enact the tax by shifting the venue from legislative to initiative politics. To build the coalition that was needed to pass Proposition 99...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 815–838.
Published: 01 June 1997
... have essentially severed the eligibility link between AFDC and Medicaid, state policy elites still conceive of poor families on Medicaid as a “welfare” group. Assumptions about the need for behavior modification and the need to integrate this group into “mainstream” America shape perceptions about why...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 613–623.
Published: 01 August 1986
..., the authors did find that increases in costs and utilization were essentially driven by supply factors such as the number of hospital beds or medical specialists in a given community. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Competition Versus Regulation: Some Empirical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 June 1988
...John F. Kilner In light of the growing prominence of an age criterion in patient selection, it is essential to scrutinize the ethical legitimacy of arguments being offered both for and against using age as a criterion. Accordingly, the present study first explores the primary justifications for an...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
... American use of nursing homes in 2000 took place in the South and West. Average nursing-home case-mix acuity for African Americans and Caucasians were essentially identical, suggesting that shifts in payment incentives have eliminated the selective admission of easy-care private-pay (predominantly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 702–731.
Published: 01 August 1984
... essential to scrutinize hospital prospective budgets and to investigate the merits of the claims by individual establishments. Copyright © 1984 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1984 Based on several research projects about health services abroad, most recently “Paying the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 February 1983
... might be rooted in its ostensible weakness, its ambiguity, in that this very quality keeps the discussion going. Perhaps the essential problem lies in the fact that the philosophical notion of autonomy is not a phenomenologically accurate description of the condition of the person who seeks medical help...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 115–144.
Published: 01 February 1999
... rapid transition to a genuine federal health system with well-articulated roles for different levels of government, in tandem with implementation of the 1993 Compulsory Health Insurance System, is essential for the stabilization and reform of the Russian health care system. Copyright © 1999 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2010
... argue that the specific health care system type is an essential contributor to these changes. We highlight that health care systems tend to feature specific, type-related deficiencies, which cannot be solved by routine mechanisms. As a consequence, non-system-specific elements and innovative policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 295–296.
Published: 01 April 1986
...George Newman It has been my attitude up until this point to discuss only those medical aspects of the case which were required by legal proceedings. I have considered this essentially a private matter for the parents. However, there is some additional information that I would now like to bring to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1995) 20 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 April 1995
... organization of public health would be subject to popular control, essentially through political parties. However, the severe problems encountered in implementing the reform design and rapidly increasing health expenditures soon eroded any consensus on this principle. Thus the 1980s and early 1990s witnessed a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 587–609.
Published: 01 August 2012
... enshrine consumer responsibility, changes in payment systems, reorganization, and other strategies — or some encompassing combination of all of the above — as the essential ingredient(s). This debate, increasingly informed by the agendas of health services researchers and health policy analysts, arguably...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Miranda R. Waggoner Since the 1980s, maternal and child health experts have sought to redefine maternity care to include the period prior to pregnancy, essentially by expanding the concept of prenatal care to encompass the time before conception. In 2004, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 373–391.
Published: 01 April 2013
... services and information more generally. Several PPACA provisions stand out as having particular importance for reproductive health, including Medicaid family planning expansions, standards for an essential health benefits package, expanded coverage for contraception and other clinical preventive services...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1031–1048.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Wyn Grant Food and agricultural policy is an essential element of a communicable disease policy. The European Union has developed a more systematic and broadly based interest in questions of food safety and animal health and welfare linked to modernization of the Common Agricultural Policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1049–1055.
Published: 01 December 2012
... system's capacity to adapt to changing circumstances. In view of the scarce resources society is willing to expend for public health, it is essential to have a structure in place that most appropriately and efficiently allocates those resources. The articles in this issue offer considerable insight from a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1091–1110.
Published: 01 December 2012
... pandemic disease policy. Short case studies epitomize important concerns around harmonization in Europe. The article considers opportunities and impediments to further harmonization. Particular attention is paid to the essential role of law as a tool to underpin and implement preparedness policies and to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 457–465.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Rachel Grob This article examines the multiple aspirations and practices subsumed under the rubric “patient-centered care.” Clarifying the term's meaning is essential to understanding its impact on policy discourse and health care. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 References Balint...