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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2016) 41 (5): 997–1031.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Robin Flagg Abstract This is a study of why two seemingly similar governors made divergent decisions on expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Performing a case study of Governors John Kasich (OH) and Scott Walker (WI), I explore the roles played by electoral...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1277–1288.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Care Payment Improvement Initiative (AHCPII). Led by Democratic governor Mike Beebe's executive branch, this multipayer effort was designed to improve quality and contain cost in the health care system by transitioning from fee-for-service reimbursement to new value-based payment strategies. With...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1185–1196.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Democratic governor unable to convince a Republican legislative majority to support ACA-based expansion. The more highly partisan legislative environment has rendered traditional bargaining and negotiations impossible on the controversial question of Medicaid expansion. Despite supportive advocacy by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 719–737.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Together, Kynect and Medicaid expansion provided access to affordable health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of individuals in Kentucky. However, following the Kentucky gubernatorial election in 2015, the newly inaugurated governor moved to dismantle Kynect and restructure the Medicaid expansion...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1213–1224.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Daniel Skinner Abstract When, in 2012, the US Supreme Court held that Medicaid expansion sanctioned by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was essentially optional for states, it ushered in a newly contentious state politics. States led by Republican governors and legislatures opposed to the ACA had to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 407–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael Birnbaum Michael Birnbaum interviews Deborah Bachrach about her three-year tenure as director of the nation's largest Medicaid program. Bachrach, who served under Governors Spitzer and Paterson, had previously spent over a decade as a partner in a New York law firm, navigating and shaping...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 469–512.
Published: 01 June 2012
... to expectations, results indicate that states with Republican governors were against WPT adoption only when for-profit industry pressure increased; otherwise, they were more likely to favor adoption than their Democratic counterparts. This suggests a more complex relationship between partisanship and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 689–716.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the Proposition 99 Health Education programs by over $273 million. This underfunding occurred because the public health groups failed to exercise power, ideas, and the leadership needed for legislative success. Even successful litigation against the governor failed to restore the programs. In July...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 97–137.
Published: 01 February 2014
... thirty states with Republican governors in 2013, only four launched their own exchange. Why did many Republican-led states that initially appeared open to establishing exchanges ultimately reverse course? Drawing on interviews with state policy makers and secondary data, we trace the evolution of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 679–687.
Published: 01 June 2014
... elections in Maine dramatically changed the political balance of power, anointing both a governor and a legislature ideologically at odds with the state's recent political past. Maine has become a bastion of resistance to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with a reduced Medicaid program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 763–780.
Published: 01 August 2016
...—governors and other state officials—in influencing federal policy. While fueling state variation, the intergovernmental lobby has also provided valuable political support that has helped Medicaid grow and resist retrenchment. After considering policy options that could mitigate Medicaid LTC inequities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 599–611.
Published: 01 June 2015
... discusses Governor Tom Corbett's market-based alternative and what he achieved in his deliberations with the Obama administration. The article also discusses some of the financial considerations facing Pennsylvania policy makers in the expansion decision, the role of three of the more influential lobby...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 239–286.
Published: 01 April 2016
... whether to expand Medicaid—and twenty states are still not proceeding as of August 2015. What explains state choices about participation in expansion, including governors' decisions to endorse expansion or not as well as final state decisions? We tackle this puzzle, focusing closely on outcomes and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 947–976.
Published: 01 December 2002
... received little attention. Yet several attempts to enact such a plan were made in California by Governor Earl Warren in the mid-1940s. Had Warren succeeded, the California example might have been emulated by other states and the United States might have evolved a system similar to Canada's provincial...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 203–236.
Published: 01 April 2004
... interaction between federal and state debates. Third, even with budget surpluses and Democrats in control of the governorship and legislature,Maryland did not move aggressively toward universal health insurance. Now,with a much weaker economy and a new, Republican governor, the primary challenge will be to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2004) 29 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Michael S. Sparer Wisconsin officials during the 1990s seemed poised to enact innovative and comprehensive health care reform. During that era, an ambitious, popular, and reform-minded governor led the state. The state had an unusually professional legislature. The state's economy was strong. Even...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2004
... quartiles based on the stringency of their nursing facility enforcement activities. Controlling for the number of complaints as a proxy for quality, the predictors of a summary of state enforcement actions were:percentage of population at age eighty-five and above, Democratic governors,higher percentages of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2008) 33 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Act. Journal of Law, Ethics, and Medicine 34 : 77 -84. Inklebarger, T. 2005 . Governor Wants to Legislate Quarantine Power. Anchorage Daily News , April 5. Institute of Medicine. 2002 . The Future of the Public's Health in the Twenty-First Century . Washington, DC: National Academies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 247–284.
Published: 01 April 2017
... coverage is no guarantee. 1 By the end of 2015, nearly 33 million people remained uninsured, primarily those residing in the nineteen non-expansion states (KFF 2016b ). Although the decision to expand is largely driven by party control in the states, some Republican governors in conservative states...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 565–589.
Published: 01 June 2014
... particular topic and pressure other elected officials to make policy changes (Baumgartner and Jones 1993 ; Kingdon 1995 ). We consider the link between gubernatorial and legislative agenda setting. In many states, the governor is the most powerful person in state government (Rosenthal 1990 ; Beyle 2004...