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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 153–165.
Published: 01 February 1988
...James M. Klingensmith In considering the possible antitrust implications of a merger of two or more competing hospitals, the courts have generally found that hospitals provide a cluster of services which have significant peculiar characteristics that allow them to be considered a single product...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Robert M. Saywell, Jr.; Terrell W. Zollinger; David K. W. Chu; Charlotte A. MacBeth; Mark E. Sechrist For this study, a sample of 1,689 patients classified as “charity” and “bad debt” cases in 1986 were identified from 27 general acute care hospitals and one tertiary hospital in Indiana. Half of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1991) 16 (4): 719–746.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Daniel M. Fox Hospital planning in New York has been since the 1930s an intensely political process with high stakes. The leaders of Blue Cross and their allies used the hospital planning process in the city and the state as a means to extend and protect corporate authority in what they took to be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 647–656.
Published: 01 June 1990
...David Wilsford William A. Glaser, Paying the Hospital: The Organization, Dynamics, and Effects of Differing Financial Arrangements (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1987), 483 pp. $45.00. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 References Derber , Charles , ed. 1982...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 656–664.
Published: 01 June 1990
...J. Michael Woolley Stuart H. Altman, Charles Brecher, Mary G. Henderson, and Kenneth E. Thorpe, Competition and Compassion: Conflicting Roles for Public Hospitals (Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1989), 221 pp., $30.00. H. E. Freeh III, Health Care in America: The Political...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 815–831.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Michael D. Rosko The New Jersey all-payer prospective payment system compensates hospitals for charity care and bad debts. This study examines its impact on the provision of care to self-pay patients. Self-pay patients include two types of uninsured individuals: (1) patients who cannot afford to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 887–913.
Published: 01 August 1990
... years which progressively improved access to care for the uninsured. The policy process which led to the enactment of these laws was strongly influenced by the interests of large employers. This article describes the series of access-expanding hospital reimbursement changes in Massachusetts in the 1980s...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 932–933.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Harvey M. Sapolsky Louise B. Russell, Medicare's New Hospital Payment System: Is It Working? Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1989. 114 pp. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 932 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Louise B. Russell. Medicare’sNew...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Erwin A. Blackstone; Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. This article examines the antitrust issues in rural hospital mergers by focusing on an important antitrust case involving the merger of two small hospitals in Ukiah, California. A key issue in this matter was whether the geographic market served by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 675–697.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Roger Feldman; Bryan Dowd; Don McCann; Allan Johnson In this study we explore whether HMO-induced competition has contained expenditures in Minneapolis/St. Paul hospitals. Specifically, we assessed the impact of HMOs on revenue, cost, and net income per admission in Twin Cities hospitals from 1979...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 391–408.
Published: 01 June 1987
... distributive objectives. Among the concerns for equity were financing uncompensated care and spreading the costs across all payers, reducing the differential between hospital charges and costs, and rejuvenating fiscally distressed hospitals. These diverse goals represent a fundamental shift in the role of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Mark S. Freeland; Sandra S. Hunt; Harold S. Luft There is a burgeoning interest in selective contracting for specialized hospital services based on volume, price, and quality. The systematic exclusion or inclusion of particular institutions has been extolled by some as an arrangement to reduce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 103–127.
Published: 01 February 1988
... describes the process of implementing the Illinois Competitive Access and Reimbursement Equity (ICARE) program signed into law in 1984. The article examines hospital data and access implications for recipients and compares the Illinois program with other Medicaid contracting programs. A more thoughtful...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Frank A. Sloan; Michael A. Morrisey; Joseph Valvona The number of hospitalized patients lacking an identifiable source of third-party payment has risen substantially in recent years. This study examines trends in the hospitalization of “self-pay” patients and investigates causal influences on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 635–662.
Published: 01 August 1988
...William G. Kopit; Robert W. McCann Despite decades of federal and state regulatory efforts to encourage more efficient utilization of hospital resources, recent federal antitrust enforcement actions assert that nonprofit hospital mergers are detrimental to consumers. This policy, however, is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 683–704.
Published: 01 August 1988
... past two decades. Today, many health care providers, analysts, and policymakers view UR as a possible solution to hospital inpatient cost and quality problems. This paper addresses how UR has evolved, how UR is used today by different delivery mechanisms (i.e., Medicare, health maintenance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 735–752.
Published: 01 August 1988
...David Falcone; David G. Warren During the 1980s, and particularly during the past year, controversy has arisen over the propriety of the not-for-profit hospital' s tax-exempt status. In addressing the issue, policy analysts and activists have focused attention on the comparative efficiency and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1976) 1 (2): 146–150.
Published: 01 April 1976
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 319–337.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Kathleen A. Kemp; Robert A. Carp; David W. Brady The purpose of the article is to analyze the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court's abortion decisions upon the policies of hospitals in Harris County (Houston), Texas. The study attempts to determine the variables associated with the hospitals' policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 543–556.
Published: 01 June 2001
... percentage of Americans without health insurance coverage continues to rise. For-profit and not-for-profit hospitals have traditionally financed care for the uninsured from profits derived from patients with insurance. Thus the relationship between growth in managed care and HMOs,hospital “profits,” and care...