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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 959–967.
Published: 01 August 1992
... Review Essay Strangers to Freedom? David Rothman. Strangers at the Bedside: A History of How Law and Bioethics Transformed Medical Decisionmaking. New York: Basic Books, 1991. 303 pp. $24.95 cloth. Liberty, or freedom, signijieth, properly, the absence of opposition . . . [ofl...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 136–158.
Published: 01 February 1981
... Washington, D.C. sought access to data in the hands of the local PSRO through a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act, touching off a continuing debate throughout the country. That lawsuit is now on appeal. The courts, the Congress, and the Department of Health and Human Services have all been...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 315–322.
Published: 01 April 1984
...Paul Lansing The purpose behind the Freedom of Information Act was to permit greater access by the public to information held by the federal government. In promoting this democratic ideal, little attention was focused on a potential problem that this access to government-held information might...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1191–1214.
Published: 01 October 1997
..., DC: Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid. Medicaid Managed Care and the Family Planning Free-Choice Exemption: Beyond the Freedom to Choose Sara Rosenbaum, Peter W. Shin, Alice...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 760–769.
Published: 01 August 2000
...James Harold Judith Rumgay. Crime, Punishment, and the Drinking Offender . New York: St. Martin's, 1998. 234 pp. $59.95 cloth; Mariana Valverde. Diseases of the Will: Alcohol and the Dilemmas of Freedom . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 264 pp. $59.95 cloth, $19.95 paper...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 141–147.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Burgess M. A. Halsey N. A. . 2006 . Compulsory Vaccination and Conscientious or Philosophical Exemptions: Past, Present, and Future . Lancet 367 : 436 – 442 . Point-­Counterpoint Finding the Proper Balance between Freedom...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 813–835.
Published: 01 August 1994
... empirical findings of childbirth outcomes. Public health practitioners, policymakers, and consumers view childbirth from the perspectives of safety, cost, freedom of choice, quality of the care experience, and legality, yet the professional, policy, and lay literatures have not offered an unemotional...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2017
... patient and physician autonomy in decision making, setting health care boundaries, and the tensions among competing social values. Generally, participants resisted interference with the patient-physician relationship and believed strongly in the freedom of patient and physician to control individual...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Jill A. Marsteller; Randall R. Bovbjerg; Len M. Nichols; Diana K. Verrilli As managed care has spread, so has legislation to force plans to contract with any willing provider (AWP) and give patients freedom of choice (FOC). Managed care organizations’ selective networks and provider integration...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 April 1986
... political philosophy: individual versus public responsibility in health promotion, and freedom versus compulsion. This article examines the debate from both a domestic (New York, Illinois, Oregon) and crossnational (Great Britain) perspective. It identifies several issues which arose during the debates, but...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 697–711.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Timothy Jost From the U.S. perspective, the German health care system offers much to be desired: universal access, moderate costs, and freedom of choice. The Germans consider their health care system to be in crisis, however, because the mechanisms on which they currently rely for financing and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1988
... have been the subjects of two court challenges by the medical profession, and the legal battles continue. The bill has also taken on a role in the evolving interpretation of Canada's new Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Meanwhile, the policy appears to be slowing the rate of growth in physician supply...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 February 1990
...David A. Lambert; Thomas G. McGuire This article studies determinants of two important sets of laws regulating insurance coverage for mental health care: mandated inclusion of minimum coverage for psychotherapy, and mandated coverage for psychologist services, the so-called freedom of choice (FOC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 715–738.
Published: 01 August 1992
... system has managed to achieve comprehensive coverage and equal access for all citizens, freedom of choice for patients, high-quality medical care, and cost containment. The reason for this success is a combination of decentralized power and decision making and the establishment of an effective...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 573–579.
Published: 01 June 1998
... freedoms more than employer-based health insurance; and in ratifying market-oriented approaches as a national health paradigm. Most important, the legislation achieved a historic philosophical compromise between advocates of govenment health insurance and advocates of private health insurance. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 February 1980
... effectiveness may apply to drugs used for the terminal. If this is so, then arguments for allowing laetrile use will have to appeal to principles of freedom and medical sociology and not to a traditional analysis of safety and effectiveness. Copyright © 1980 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 February 1980
... issues: interpretation of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, freedom of contract, police power of the states, and the interstate commerce clause. Review of previous Court decisions suggests that the justices were on less than solid legal ground in reaching their decision...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 213–240.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Christopher P. Manfredi; Antonia Maioni The 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provided political actors with the opportunity to make rights-based challenges to public policy decisions. Two challenges launched by providers and consumers of health care illuminate the impact of judicial...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1978) 3 (2): 181–195.
Published: 01 April 1978
...John F. Cannizzaro; Madelon M. Rosenfeld After presenting a historical background, this paper examines several legal facets of the Laetrile controversy: the “new drug” designation and grandfather clause exemption; the notion of harm and its relationship to freedom of choice; the “informed consent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 819–842.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Mitesh S. Patel; Michael E. Chernew Physician organizations, policy makers, and patient advocates have expressed concern that health plans have contractually limited the freedom of physicians to communicate with their patients. In response, many states have adopted gag laws that limit the ability...