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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 237–268.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Howard Leichter In the 1980s, Oregon was one of a handful of “states that could not wait” for national health care reform. Oregon's chosen approach to reform was predicated on two widely accepted assumptions. First, universal access to health care is best achieved by universal access to health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 261–285.
Published: 01 April 1989
... of method and scope. This article discusses Florida's approach to the problem as contained in the Health Care Access Act of 1984 and subsequent legislation. The article will provide background on the reasons a hospital assessment strategy was chosen as the funding mechanism and will examine the problems...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Howard Leichter One out of every six nonelderly Americans without health insurance lives in California. The problem of access to competent and dependable health care is especially problematic among the state's minority, and especially Hispanic,population. Because one-third of the country's...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 961–984.
Published: 01 October 2017
... have extended coverage options to federally ineligible immigrants. Yet, less is known about the effectiveness of such inclusive reforms for providing coverage and care to immigrants in those jurisdictions. This article examines the relationship between coverage and health care access for immigrants...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (1): 37–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
... funded health care for undocumented migrants. These restrictions to health care access are controversial, and evidence suggests they do not always have the intended effect. This study provides a comparative analysis of institutional, actor-related, and contextual factors that have influenced health care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (6): 1156–1158.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Theodore R. Marmor Colleen M. Flood, Kent Roach, and Lorne Sossin, eds. Access to Care, Access to Justice: The Legal Debate over Private Health Insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005. 611 pp. $37.95 cloth Duke University Press 2006...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Lynn A. Blewett Duke University Press 2009 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). 2000. Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Fact Sheet. AHRQ Publication No. 00-PO41. February. Rockville, MD: AHRQ. www.ahrq.gov/research/disparit.htm (accessed February 15...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (2): 273–298.
Published: 01 April 1992
... changes in policy, aimed at enhancing the capacity of institutions providing care, could improve access for the children of the inner city. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 References Acton , J. P. 1976 . Demand for Health Care among the Urban Poor, with Special Emphasis...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (4): 937–965.
Published: 01 August 1993
.... 1989 . The Impact of Administratively Necessary Days on Hospital Costs. Medical Care 27 ( 12 ): 1117 -32. How Access to Long-Term Care Affects Home Health Transfers Genevieve M. Kenney...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (1): 147–175.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Tomislav Sokol Abstract The effect of EU policy and its legal framework on health care in CEE member states has been complex. In relation to health care access and financial sustainability, it has been detrimental in certain parts of CEE. This has primarily been the result of economic/fiscal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 549–562.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Stacey McMorrow Abstract For the past decade, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has successfully reduced uninsurance and improved access to and affordability of health care services for millions of Americans. But the law was weakened when the Trump administration shortened the open enrollment period...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (3): 425–457.
Published: 01 June 2017
... on the goals and political claims of over one thousand organizations from 1960 through 2014, I find that many early disease advocacy organizations prioritized health care access. But unfavorable political climates discouraged new organizations from focusing on access to treatment. When health care became...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and address systemic problems in health care access and health disparities. By changing the terms of pregnancy risk and by using maternalism as a social policy strategy, the preconception health and health care paradigm promoted an ethic of anticipatory motherhood and conflated women's health with maternal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 831–845.
Published: 01 October 2020
... anniversary, there is significant evidence that the ACA has reduced social disparities in key health care outcomes, including insurance coverage, health care access, and the use of primary care. In addition, the ACA has had a significant impact on the volume/range of services offered and the financial...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (6): 1019–1052.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Charley E. Willison; Denise Lillvis; Amanda Mauri; Phillip M. Singer Abstract Context: Homeless policy advocates viewed Medicaid expansion as an opportunity to enhance health care access for this vulnerable population. We studied Medicaid expansion implementation to assess the extent to which...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (5): 761–783.
Published: 01 October 2021
... safety net providers, and be exposed to public charge sanctions. Conclusions: Ending structural racism in health care and promoting racial health care equity demands an equity-mindful approach to the pursuit of policies that enhance—rather than undermine—health care accessibility and effectiveness...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (3): 379–404.
Published: 01 June 2023
.... The COVID-19 pandemic raised new questions about CHCs’ sustainability and future, but CHCs will continue to play a critical role in providing health care access to underserved populations. They also will continue to be an attractive bipartisan policy option within the larger framework of US health policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 617–632.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Colleen M. Grogan Abstract Medicaid's experience one decade after the passage of the Affordable Care Act represents extreme divergence across the American states in health care access and utilization, policy designs that either expand or restrict eligibility, and delivery model reforms. The past...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (1): 153–176.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Michael A. Dowell The poor and uninsured encounter numerous barriers to health care access. The Hill-Burton Act of 1946 required many hospitals to make their services available to all persons, yet ineffective enforcement has limited the utility of the act's requirements. Hill-Burton hospital audits...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 February 2010
...-based strategies to address this growing social problem. Health care research has indicated that state-based programs have proven to be successful in extending access to coverage. However, the question remains as to whether the market-based programs have had a positive impact on state health care...