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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (5): 771–791.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Tal Gross; Miriam J. Laugesen Abstract Higher prices are increasingly recognized as a significant cause of the outlier status of the United States in health care expenditures. At the same time, various explanations are often invoked to justify higher prices as rational or even defensible. We...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 1 (4): 433–443.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Jerry L. Weaver There is a considerable body of literature that documents the higher infant mortality among American Blacks. This disparity has been attributed to many socioeconomic factors such as poor pre-and postnatal maternal health care, poor nutrition, inadequate housing, and so forth. Yet...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 1–67.
Published: 01 February 1990
..., some significant cross-country differences result: countries with higher transfer rates (a larger share of collective financing) are not generally characterized by higher health care expenditures, and conversely, countries with a larger share of private financing (including higher coinsurance rates) do...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 817–825.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Leon S. Robertson Although most research on the effect of minimum legal drinking age (LDA) laws on proxies for alcohol-related fatalities find effects of higher LDAs in reducing such fatalities, recent research that supposedly controls for drinking experience claims that higher LDAs have little...
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Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 2 State Legislative Ideology 1993–2010 Note : Ideology scores are the means of the two chamber medians. Higher scores indicate a more liberal legislature. Nebraska is omitted, due to its nonpartisan legislature. More
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Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 2 State Legislative Ideology 1993–2010 Note : Ideology scores are the means of the two chamber medians. Higher scores indicate a more liberal legislature. Nebraska is omitted, due to its nonpartisan legislature. More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Naoki Ikegami Case-mix-based payment was developed for hospital chronic care units in Japan to replace the flat per diem rate and encourage the admission of patients with higher medical acuity and was part of a policy initiative to make the tariff more evidence based. However, although the criteria...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 747–754.
Published: 01 August 2021
... power in the same way. Second, in higher-income countries, fragmentation may occur along specialty or generalist lines, and some physicians are unionized. Generally speaking, physician influence over reimbursement policy is reduced because of organizational fragmentation. Third, associations develop...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (5): 889–924.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of equity and access to health care. Methods: We use panel data from nationally representative surveys fielded to the same respondents in 2018 and 2020 to assess views and changes in views over time. Findings: We found that awareness of inequity is highest among Non-Hispanic Black respondents and higher...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1107–1136.
Published: 01 December 2020
... plans, and (3) unrestricted open-network plans. The authors repeat the analysis for higher-quality providers. Findings: The authors find that in all areas, but especially in rural areas, Covered California plan subscribers must travel longer than subscribers in the comparable commercial plan...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
... contracting environments to HMO penetration rates, rural population, physician density, and other variables. States with weak laws also have higher HMO penetration and higher physician density, but smaller rural populations. We conclude that the strongest laws overly restrict the management of care...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 121–134.
Published: 01 February 1991
... a relative's organs when they do not know the relative's preference. Whites, higher-income individuals, and those with higher educational levels were more favorable. Those who might change their minds fall midway between those committed and those opposed, both demographically and by attitude. They include more...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (3): 455–481.
Published: 01 June 1998
...) reduction in bed supply but higher costs per day and per admission, along with higher hospital profits. CON regulations generally have no detectable effect on diffusion of various hospital-based technologies. It is doubtful that CON regulations have had much effect on quality of care, positive or negative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 883–905.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Jean M. Mitchell; Darrell J. Gaskin Although not widely recognized, tooth decay is the most common childhood chronic disease among children ages five to seventeen. Despite higher rates of dental caries and greater needs, low-income minority children enrolled in Medicaid are more likely to go...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 1991
... going to claimants with such large malpractice claims in Indiana is, on average, substantially higher than in Michigan and Ohio. Indiana's mean claim severity between 1977 and 1988 was $404,832, while the means for Michigan and Ohio were $290,022 and $303,220, respectively, with the difference between...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (4): 665–682.
Published: 01 August 1987
... analyzes individual and collective worker responses to information on job hazards using five sources of data on workers and industries in the United States. Levels of expressed dissatisfaction, discharges for cause, and strike frequencies are found to be significantly higher in hazardous jobs than in safe...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
... of the burden onto the elderly through increased cost sharing or higher premiums also will not solve the program's fiscal problems over the long term. The remaining alternativeimposing higher income or payroll taxes on the under-65 population is also unlikely to be a welcome solution. The authors argue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (6): 1051–1081.
Published: 01 December 2000
... inclination to exercise market power in the form of higher prices; however, community control is likely to be attenuated for hospitals that through merger or acquisition become members of hospital systems—particularly those that operate on a regional or multiregional basis. We report findings from a study...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 5 (4): 610–630.
Published: 01 August 1981
... and number of dental hygienists per dentist; and (3) restrictions on the form of organization and ownership of dental practices. The empirical results suggest that limits on number of offices per dentist and absence of reciprocal licensing arrangements are associated with higher fees and net incomes among...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (4): 689–703.
Published: 01 August 2015
... procedures, improving resource use as a result of economies of scale and scope, ACOs also raise concerns about provider market power. This study examines the market-level competition factors that are associated with ACO participation and the number of ACOs. Using data from California, we find that higher...
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