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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 February 1986) 11 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1986
... needed to bring about purchase of debt-averting coverage. In some circumstances, this subsidy equals the underwriting loss on the coverage minus any tax subsidy the insurer receives. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Bad Debts and Hospital Rate-Setting Mark V, Pauly, University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 1011–1016.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Robin Gregg Charles L. Bosk. All God's Mistakes: Genetic Counseling in a Pediatric Hospital . Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1992. 183 pp., plus references and index. $24.95 cloth. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Reviews 1011 tighter editorial hand; there is simply...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 729–751.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Michael D. Rosko; Caryl E. Carpenter We examined the relationship between variations in intra-DRG severity of illness classifications and hospital profitability. Unlike in previous studies, we created a direct hospital-level measure of severity, formed from MedisGroup severity scores. We estimated...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 905–925.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Ellen S. Campbell; Gary M. Fournier For almost twenty years certificate-of-need (CON) regulations have protected existing hospitals from unrestricted competition in services. Although the explicit purpose of CON regulation was to prevent hospitals from duplicating services and investing in costly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 906–908.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Joseph J. Fins Samuel Gorovitz. Drawing the Line: Life, Death, and Ethical Choices in an American Hospital . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993. 195 pp. $14.95, paper. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 906 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Samuel Gorovitz...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 257–265.
Published: 01 April 1977
...David B. Smith; Carl G. Homer This paper updates a well-known case study in which Ray Elling examined the failure of community health planning in a medium-sized American city. During the period described by Elling, the city's hospitals had managed to resist efforts to rationalize the system by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 120–141.
Published: 01 February 1980
...David A. Pearson; David S. Abernethy In April 1977, the Administration's Hospital Cost Containment Act was introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Reaction to the proposal on the part of the hospital industry was immediate and generally negative. The congressional response has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 309–332.
Published: 01 April 1980
...Christa Altenstetter This article on hospital planning programs in France and North-Rhine Westfalia (a state in the Federal Republic of Germany), assembles information on the formal building blocks of inter-organizational relations in the formulation and implementation process. Because these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 February 1981
... provincial initiatives which included construction of additional long-term treatment beds, expansion of home care resources, and extension of universal insurance coverage to long-term institutional and home care.Analyses of means to reduce long hospital stays prior to transfer suggests that building more...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 653–675.
Published: 01 August 1982
... reduce the number of hospital beds.The Michigan bed-reduction legislation was the creature of a coalition of powerful, organized “professional consumers” of health services who placed hospital cost containment on the political agenda and framed a solution. The provisions of the legislation were reshaped...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 676–683.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Richard G. Frank; W. P. Welch The predominant approach to contracting state mental hospital systems has been to close individual hospitals. Such a policy creates conflict between state government and the affected workers and communities. Closing of hospitals has been motivated by an implicit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 786–788.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Arnold J. Heidenheimer Frank Honigsbaum, The Division in British Medicine: A History of the Separation of General Practice from Hospital Care, 1911–1968 (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979), 445 pp. Copyright © 1982 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1982 786 Journal of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 254–270.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Bernard J. Reilly; Jerome S. Legge, Jr. As the costs of the American health care system escalate, there is a tendency to identify the biggest cost item and attempt to reduce it to a manageable size. However, since that biggest cost item, the hospital, is a creation of uncontrolled forces within...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 164–172.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Donald R. Cohodes Access to capital will be a serious problem for a subset of our nation's hospitals in the 1980s. Without adequate capital to modernize or maintain life-safety codes, certain facilities may have no other choice than to close their doors. The consequences of closure are far...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 660–685.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Frank A. Sloan; Edmund R. Becker This study uses hospital data from the 1979 American Hospital Association Reimbursement Survey in a multivariate framework to assess the impact of discounts and third-party reimbursement on hospital costs and profitability. Three central issues are addressed: (1...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 686–701.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Paul J. Feldstein; Glenn Melnick This paper analyzes Congressional voting behavior on the Gephardt Amendment to President Carter's hospital cost containment legislation. The impact of opposing interest groups is examined: on one side were hospital and medical interest groups; on the other was the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 702–731.
Published: 01 August 1984
...William A. Glaser Rate regulation in the United States usually is inspired by widespread indignant pressures to protect the public against venal exploitation. Rate regulation of American hospitals does not ride such a wave of outrage but is motivated by the need to restrain Medicaid spending and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 328–344.
Published: 01 June 1978
... instrument for expanding the range of consumer choice than it historically has been. Copyright © 1978 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1978 ∗ An earlier draft was presented at Ohio State University, June 24, 1977. A Primer on Antitrust and Hospital Regulation...