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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 696–719.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Lois O'Brien Friss If the decline in full-time labor force participation by registered nurses in hospitals is to be reversed, the issue of equal pay for comparable work must be addressed. Under pressure for cost containment, policies tend to focus on labor force economics rather than on limitations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 743–758.
Published: 01 August 1984
...W. P. Welch This paper investigates the influence of market forces and state regulations on enrollment in prepaid group practices (PGPs)—the dominant form of HMO. Using data at the metropolitan-area level, the paper estimates a lagged-adjustment model in two stages. The first stage estimates the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 299–343.
Published: 01 April 2013
... used as the basis for depriving pregnant women of their liberty through arrests or forced medical interventions. Over the past four decades, descriptions of selected subsets of arrests and forced interventions on pregnant women have been published. Such cases, however, have never been systematically...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2006) 31 (5): 1015–1019.
Published: 01 October 2006
... cloth. Duke University Press 2006 Books Review Essay Forcing Pharmaceutical History into Boxes Stephen J. Ceccoli. Pill Politics: Drugs and the FDA. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2004. 211 pp...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 689–703.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 439–467.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Robert G. Evans Discretionary power is commonly defended by denial of its existence, the allegation of inevitability. Objective external conditions and forces are claimed to dictate policy decisions with tangible distributional effects. In health policy, such forces include the aging of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 101–128.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Robert G. Evans “Control” of health care costs is often portrayed as a struggle between external, “natural” forces pushing costs up and individuals, groups, and societies trying to resist the inevitable. This picture is false. Control includes strenuous efforts by some to raise costs, and by others...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 352–365.
Published: 01 April 1983
... patients is not a neutral device in social engineering to improve efficiency, but it is a gambit in distributive politics. Health care involves the wealth and power of the doctors, and they become militant and successful forces in social politics. The forces for higher spending are stronger than the forces...
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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 April 1997) 22 (2): 363–382.
Published: 01 April 1997
... being pursued both to seek efficiencies and to improve the bargaining position of the organization. External forces that are driving these changes include more aggressive activities on the part of purchasers to contain their costs, developments in information technology, management innovation in other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 613–623.
Published: 01 August 1986
... maintenance organizations (HMOs) which, in their opinion, will result in the market better determining efficient levels of utilization and costs. Extending this argument, the larger the percent of the population in a market area who enroll in HMOs, the greater the market-forcing effect of HMOs in reducing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1980) 5 (3): 405–418.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Geoffrey R. Weller Because health policy is the result of a tremendous variety of shifting forces, it is necessary to be eclectic in the approach used to study it. Analyzing the Canadian case in this broad perspective reveals that the influence of ideological and institutional forces, and principal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 254–270.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Bernard J. Reilly; Jerome S. Legge, Jr. As the costs of the American health care system escalate, there is a tendency to identify the biggest cost item and attempt to reduce it to a manageable size. However, since that biggest cost item, the hospital, is a creation of uncontrolled forces within the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 533–547.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Ronald Bayer; Daniel Callahan Despite Medicare's success as a social program, its future is in question because of the program's enormous costs. Because the issue of Medicare reform has been forced upon us at this juncture by a crisis of finance rather than by the longstanding inequities in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 885–908.
Published: 01 August 1995
... provider sides, with the NHS District Health Authorities becoming purchasers, and the NHS hospitals, now reconstructed as independent NHS trusts, becoming providers. The U.S. health care system, driven by market forces rather than government fiat, has been moving rapidly toward integration, with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 971–1004.
Published: 01 December 2007
... policy learning in the health care arena. More broadly, the waivers have not yielded a major solution to the problem of the uninsured and are unlikely to do so. At the same time, they have not (as some have suggested) been a subterranean force for the erosion of Medicaid. To the contrary, these waivers...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 5–35.
Published: 01 February 2009
... forces that shape these institutions and the services they provide, yet little is made of safety-net providers' potential role as advocates for the poor and for disadvantaged groups. In this article, we draw on findings from a case study of Medicaid policy making in Connecticut to explore efforts by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 February 2009
... suburban areas. Instead, the new entrants cut into the incumbents' share of white CA patients who had previously traveled from the suburbs to receive the procedure at inner-city incumbent hospitals. As a result, it appears that incumbents were forced to serve more black patients in their local area to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 697–735.
Published: 01 December 1986
... devolution of decision-making authority upon consumers and their agents that is occurring today and that seems likely to continue as competitive forces become stronger and opportunities for meaningful consumer choice increase. What we are witnessing is the simultaneous deprofessionalization and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 455–496.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Joseph Schilling; Sheila D. Keyes Weaving together the disciplines of planning and policy change with the emerging research of active living, this article explores the competing interests and underlying political forces behind the design and passage of Wisconsin's Comprehensive Planning Law of 1999...