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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of Common Outcomes. Journal of the American Medical Association 280 (19): 1690 -1691. Zwanziger, J., and G. A. Melnick. 1996 . Can Managed Care Plans Control Health Care Costs? Health Affairs 15 : 185 -199. The Use of Expensive Health Technologies in the Era of Managed Care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 197–204.
Published: 01 February 2017
...William P. Brandon Emanuel Ezekiel J. . Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System . New York : Public Affairs , 2014 . 380 pp. $17.99 paper. Copyright...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
... plaintiffs, attorneys, medical providers, and malpractice insurers in the intended way is crucial to policy makers, if they are to achieve their goal. This study specifically examines the effect of reforms on the claims defense efforts of insurers, given that defense expenses account for approximately 30...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 753–771.
Published: 01 August 1994
... persons were convinced that the costs of the program outweighed the benefits. However nursing home payment provisions of the MCCA may have affected out-of-pocket expenses paid by the elderly for long-term care more than consumers realized at the time of repeal. A transmittal memorandum, issued by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 911–926.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Jack Hadley This paper examines current Medicaid policies on the reimbursement of hospitals' medical education expenses. These policies are of interest because of the pressure on Medicaid programs to reduce expenditures. Data for the paper come mainly from two sources: a survey of Medicaid programs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 669–681.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Robert W. Rosenblum This paper examines the elderly's out-of-pocket health care expenditures by category of expense, before and after the inception of Medicare. It describes the shifting of out-of-pocket expenses from hospital care to nursing-home care, while physician services and drugs have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 707–718.
Published: 01 August 1989
... all from tort suits. This paper proposes a system that would compensate all children born with CP for most handicap-related expenses, in exchange for which the children would be foreclosed from bringing suits alleging birth-related malpractice. Malpractice would be policed by a state board, which...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 999–1026.
Published: 01 December 2010
... community services for which any payments received are low relative to costs. Disagreements continue, however, about the treatment of bad debt expense and Medicare shortfalls. A recent revision of the Internal Revenue Service's Form 990 Schedule H, which is required of all nonprofit hospitals, highlights...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 945–960.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and 2010, and those personally worried about medical expenses less likely to abandon support. We find, however, that the effect of partisanship is moderated by self-interest, with strong Republicans significantly less likely to switch to opposition if they were personally worried about medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 989–1020.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mark Schlesinger The U.S. Congress enacted expansive (and expensive) health care reforms amid the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Public acquiescence provided crucial political cover; elites on both sides struggled mightily to sway popular opinion. Were reformers' efforts made...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 729–751.
Published: 01 August 1994
... separate regression equations for total margin, operating margin, net revenue per admission, and expense per admission. We examined data for 201 Pennsylvania hospitals and found that hospital profits were inversely related to the severity of illness index. Expense per admission was positively related to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 403–424.
Published: 01 June 1992
... insurance is expensive, costing between $15 and $20 billion. For the most part, it provides benefitsprimarily asset protectionto middle- and upper-income individuals. An improved Medicaid program, costing about $8 billion, benefits lower-income individuals but does not protect those with higher incomes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 573–579.
Published: 01 June 1998
... political agreements came at the expense of greater regulatory capture of the Medicare program by health provider and health plan interests and at the expense of deficient consumer protections. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Etheredge , Lynn . 1991 . Negotiating National...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 1995
... prepaid) contracts for LTC. CCRCs are a potentially promising model for LTC delivery because they offer a full continuum of services and can substitute less expensive supportive care for institutional care. Using data on CCRCs, we tested one central hypothesis: Provision of supportive services...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 3–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
... whether and how SBHCs can best integrate with existing resources to fill unmet local needs. Furthermore, despite the cautions of experts that third-party reimbursement (via traditional fee-for-service insurance or participation in health maintenance organizations) cannot cover clinic expenses and is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 June 2006
... integrated organizations with claims information on individual patients. Though creating clinically integrated organizations is difficult and expensive, physicians should recognize that clinical integration can help them both to gain some negotiating leverage with health plans and to improve the quality of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 771–791.
Published: 01 October 2018
... higher medical malpractice and administrative costs; health care purchasing occurs in a fragmented marketplace; and rent seeking rewards providers with favorable prices at the expense of consumers. Of these explanations, rent seeking is compelling partly because it is more consistent than other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 563–594.
Published: 01 August 1985
... structure and of the different occupational groups' permanent power-maximizing strategies. Subsequently, the article assesses the impact of these strategies upon two recent efforts to contain the hospital's costs: a decision to close an expensive specialty clinic, and an attempt to shrink the hospital's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of total expenses attributable to charity care, unreimbursed Medicaid costs, and community-health improvement programs (the discussion draft required this information for tax year 2007). Although the IRS will not require tax-exempt hospitals to provide detailed information about community benefits...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... number of proxy measures for efficiency, including expenses per admission and labor productivity (full-time-equivalent employees per outpatient-adjusted admission). Non-CAH rural hospitals had a stronger correlation between cost inefficiency and operating margin than CAH facilities did. 2010 Aigner, D...