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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 649–670.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Roger Feldman In this article, I argue that unregulated markets will not find the right level of health care quality but that at the same time it is not clear that single-payer systems will do any better. My perspective combines the economic theory of public goods and the institutional payment...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 473–496.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Peter J. Hammer The American health care system embodies a complex amalgamation of fractured and conflicting parts. As such, any call to enhance quality or competition necessarily presupposes some ability to introduce greater harmony and coordination. But how does one make a complicated system work...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1083–1106.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ulrike Lepont Abstract Context: In the late 2000s, the contention that quality improvements achieved by reforms in the delivery of care would slow the growth of costs throughout the US health care system became the predominant strategy for cost containment in the discourses and programs of all...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 557–567.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Cara S. Lesser; Paul B. Ginsburg Drawing on observations from tracking changes in local health care markets over the past ten years, this article critiques two Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice recommendations to enhance price and quality competition. First, we take issue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (1): 18–21.
Published: 01 February 1976
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 675–696.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Paul D. Cleary Abstract In his seminal work on health care quality, Avedis Donabedian noted that patient satisfaction was a key indicator of health care quality, and in the 1970s and 1980s a great deal of research explored the determinants of patient satisfaction. Subsequently, attention shifted...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Brent D. Fulton; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) result in physician organizations' and hospitals' receiving risk-based payments tied to costs, health care quality, and patient outcomes. This article (1) describes California ACOs...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 761–796.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Eric Kessell; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Brent D. Fulton; Richard M. Scheffler; Stephen M. Shortell Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have proliferated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If ACOs are to improve health care quality and lower costs, quality measures...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (3): 375–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... safety and health care quality improvement, is now being shaped by top-down regulation through statutes and administrative agency oversight, as well as bottom-up drivers such as tort litigation and the forces of the consumer-driven health care market. Patient safety today exemplifies that eclectic mix...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (6): 1275–1304.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Alice A. Noble; Troyen A. Brennan The managed care industry is at a crossroads. Belief in the ability of market forces alone to create an environment fostering quality health care at lower cost is eroding. Regulators across the country are confronted with a growing consumer backlash against managed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Huw T. O. Davies; A. Eugene Washington; Andrew B. Bindman Standardized public reporting on the quality of health care (report cards)offers an opportunity to empower purchasers and consumers so that they can make choices that can result in better health care for less money. However,not all...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (6): 849–887.
Published: 01 December 2010
... insurance. Respondents believe inequalities in access to and quality of health care are more unfair than unequal health outcomes. Even after taking into account self-interest considerations and the other usual suspects driving policy opinions, perceptions of the unfairness of inequalities in health care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 633–638.
Published: 01 August 2015
... improved quality, lower costs, and better access; (2) US regulatory policy — whether it will be able to achieve the appropriate balance in health care markets under which ACOs could realize expected outcomes; and (3) ACO realities — whether ACOs will be able to overcome or further embed existing inequities...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to organizations whose clinical integration appears to be reasonably consonant with the statements, and should clarify several ambiguities in the statements. Health plans should facilitate IPA and PHO efforts to improve care by rewarding quality and efficiency and by providing clinically integrated organizations...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 627–639.
Published: 01 August 2021
... health delivery quality improvement payment innovation Since the 1980s Medicare has been instrumental in advancing care delivery system and payment methods for the entire health system. At its very inception in 1966, the new Medicare program was directly responsible for desegregating hospitals...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (1): 75–106.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Edition . Chicago:AMA. Arnone, A. 2000 . Building a Balanced Scorecard in Ambulatory Health Care . MPA Degree Project. Seattle: Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington. Bailet Health Purchasing. 2002 . Profiles of Organizations Using Quality Incentives . Washington, DC: National...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 875–886.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Deborah L. Feinstein; Patrick Kuhlmann; Peter J. Mucchetti Abstract The antitrust laws stand to protect consumers of health care services from conduct that would raise prices, lower quality, and decrease innovation by lessening competition. Importantly, though, vigorous antitrust enforcement does...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (5): 717–746.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., of health care providers. The evidence that P4P improves quality or reduces cost, however, is scant, although P4P proponents claim that the program is evidence based. This article reviews the history of Medicare P4P, documents its widespread support, and evaluates both the evidence of its effectiveness...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 575–604.
Published: 01 August 2002
... effects of physician unions on the U.S. health care system. Specifically considered are likely effects on economic efficiency, quality, access, and cost. Under none of these criteria are physician unions likely to improve health system performance, particularly when compared with available alternative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 595–631.
Published: 01 April 1997
... from favorable selection of healthier enrollees; and preserve the current fee-for-service Medicare program. plans, especially health maintenance organizations (HMOs), can save substantial money for the federal government, while also improving the quality of medical care and scope of covered benefits...