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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Karen Jacobsen; Thomas G. McGuire With renewed interest in block grants as a way to channel federal funds to states, several questions arise about the effect of block grants on state spending. A central question about the block grant form of intergovernmental aid is whether states spend the funds...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Robert B. Hudson This article addresses the policy issues and outcomes associated with the block grant option in long-term care (LTC). Block grants are being considered in a number of human service areas currently, especially in the wake of the 1980 elections. The article assumes that Medicaid and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1261–1290.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Shama Gamkhar; Shao-Chee Sim Are the federal Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ADA) block grant funds substituting for or supplementing state and local government spending on substance abuse?Using panel data on state and local government substance abuse programs, this study explores the fiscal effects of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1107–1111.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Michael S. Sparer Miller Edward Alan . Block Granting Medicaid: A Model for Twenty-First Century Health Reform? New York : Routledge , 2014 . 237 pp. $140.00 cloth. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Medicaid has evolved from its modest beginnings to become the nation's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 423–454.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Deborah R. McFarlane; Kenneth J. Meier The 104th Congress considered massive structural changes in federal aid to the states. Not only would federal categorical grants be consolidated into block grants, but entitlement programs would be converted to block grants too. Using family planning as a case...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 971–1004.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Frank J. Thompson; Courtney Burke Executive federalism emphasizes collaboration between the executive branches at the national and state levels to transform grant programs through the implementation process. In this regard, Medicaid demonstration waivers loomed large during the presidencies of Bill...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2012) 37 (5): 883.
Published: 01 October 2012
... the source of a $25,000 challenge grant announced at the conference. The grant's purpose is to enable the NVIC to fund its own research into vaccine injuries, such as a much-touted study comparing the health of vaccinated and unvaccinated children (Bryant 2009). The Dwoskins are major Democratic Party...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 309–340.
Published: 01 April 2017
... states; residents in the home state then influence the decisions of elected officials. We find that both gubernatorial ACA announcements and grant activity increased support for the ACA in nearby states. Consistent with our expectations, however, only gubernatorial announcements respond to shifts in ACA...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 295–318.
Published: 01 June 1976
... based, generally private, nonprofit, consumerdominated corporations (“Health Systems Agencies”) which will carry the bulk of the planning functions. The resource development portion of the act grants funds for a variety of programs. These include both grants and loans (at very favorable interest rates...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 507–521.
Published: 01 June 1979
... functions, such as allowing welfare programs to be responsive to political unrest, siphoning off opposition to controversial policies by the granting of medical exemptions to intense opponents, and reducing political conflict by using physicians as arbiters. Copyright © 1979 by the Dept. of Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1061–1081.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . However, in its more recent Affordable Care Act decision, King v. Burwell , the health legal norm is once again evident. Whether the Court will continue to treat health as a legal norm will prove critical to the deference and weight it grants health policies in the future. Copyright © 2016 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 469–487.
Published: 01 June 1985
... professional interests on the one hand, and simplistic political slogans whose only virtue is that they cut the Gordian Knot (but provide no real enlightenment) on the other, then we need to be doing just this. We shall take a few things for granted: that cost-containment is not the be-all-and-end-all of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 683–693.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Greg P. Loos; Roy G. Smith; Cyril Roseman Recent enactment of program consolidation block grants proposed by the Reagan administration has left many observers of public health services wondering about the impact of such a change on categorical programs in maternal and child health (MCH). This study...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 79–99.
Published: 01 February 1977
... subsequent discussion of a particular NHC (given the fictional name Peoples' Health Centers or PHC), particular attention is given to political aspects. PHC was established as a private, consumer-oriented, not-for-profit community corporation receiving grant funds from the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 454–478.
Published: 01 August 1978
...R. J. Van Loon This paper takes as its starting point recent major changes in arrangements between the federal and provincial governments in Canada concerning the sharing of costs for health insurance programs. The switch from a shared cost (conditional grant) to a modified block funding system was...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 181–200.
Published: 01 April 2012
...) benefactors of public health are generally unknown and taken for granted; (3) the costs of many public health initiatives are concentrated and generate opposition from those who would pay them; and (4) public health often clashes with moral values or social norms. The article concludes by discussing the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 735–755.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Bhaven N. Sampat; Tahir Amin The 1995 Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement required developing countries to grant product patents in pharmaceuticals. Developing countries have since explored various measures to ameliorate potential negative effects of the new laws on public...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1986
... to be inappropriate. In contrast, it is shown that there are equity and efficiency reasons to grant a discount for insurance policies which avert bad debt, but that the appropriate discount is less than the amount of bad debt averted. The appropriate discount depends on the size of the subsidy needed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 709–733.
Published: 01 August 2013
...-question structured survey. Main themes reviewed include the effectiveness of the PLC as compared with precourt law enforcement strategies and within the context of a specialized court, the use of fines, the impact of grant funding for remediation work, the major advantages and disadvantages of the PLC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 751–780.
Published: 01 August 2014
... rulemaking process. The current system grants substantial opportunities for diverse stakeholders to participate in and influence how rules are written and implemented. However, the duration, complexity, and adversarial qualities of the rulemaking process can hinder the FDA's ability to achieve its policy and...