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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Michael D. Rosko; Ryan L. Mutter The Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) contains incentives for hospitals to improve efficiency by placing them at financial risk to earn a positive margin on services rendered to Medicare patients. Concerns about the financial viability of small rural...
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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 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 April 2006) 31 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Gregory O. Ginn; Charles B. Moseley This study examined the effect of state community benefit laws and guidelines on the community health orientation and the provision of hospital-based health promotion services in hospitals. The sample included all not-for-profit and investor-owned acute-care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 313–324.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Kenneth E. Thorpe; Charles Brecher This study compares the volume of uncompensated care provided to the uninsured poor in cities with public hospitals to that provided in cities without a public hospital in order to determine whether public hospitals increase access to care. Multiple regression...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1051–1081.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Gary J. Young; Kamal R. Desai; Fred J. Hellinger Traditional control of nonprofit hospitals by the communities they serve has been offered as justification for restraining antitrust enforcement of mergers that involve nonprofit hospitals. The community is arguably a constraint on a nonprofit's...
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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 April 1984) 9 (2): 237–250.
Published: 01 April 1984
...Judith Feder; Jack Hadley; Ross Mullner In 1980, while most hospitals were in reasonably good financial health, hospitals heavily involved in serving the poor ran a considerable risk of financial trouble. Fewer than 9 percent of the nation's hospitals accounted for 40 percent of the nation's total...
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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 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 June 1981) 6 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Richard B. Saltman; David W. Young In-patient hospital costs have grown at an annual rate of 15 percent for the last fifteen years, and the cumulative impact of these increases has created tremendous political pressures to contain this growth. Yet despite numerous attempts to pinpoint the causes of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 777–827.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Karl Kronebusch Over the last two decades, information dissemination policies to improve patient hospital choice have emerged. But during this same period, policy makers have also generally adopted a market-oriented approach vis-à-vis hospitals, with limited regulation of facility expansion and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 591–605.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Paul Campbell; Nancy M. Kane The question of whether Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a for-profit hospital company, fostered an environment detrimental to the physician-patient relationship during the period of implementation of the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) was explored. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 563–594.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Richard B. Saltman The assumption that hospital decision-making is hierarchical in character underpins the policy formulation process in public as well as pluralist national health care systems. This article's analysis of decision-making in a Danish public hospital reinforces the contrary assertion...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 304–309.
Published: 01 June 1977
...William E. Corley Copyright © 1977 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1977 Position Paper Hospitals as a Public Utility: or “Work with Us Now or Work for Us Later’’ William E. Corley, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center The...
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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 1977) 2 (1): 6–10.
Published: 01 February 1977
...C. Edward McCauley Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977 Guest Editorial Hospitals in Transition C. Edward McCauley, North Carolina Hospital Association There now are 27,000 people spending the night in one of North Caroli- na’s 161 hospitals. During 1977, nearly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 999–1026.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Gloria J. Bazzoli; Jan P. Clement; Hui-Min Hsieh The definition of hospital community benefits has been intensely debated for many years. Recently, consensus has developed about one group of activities being central to community benefits because of its focus on care for the poor and on needed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 365–404.
Published: 01 June 2012
... very different trajectories. This article explores the implications of recent research on hospital history in the two countries for existing historiographies, particularly the coming of the National Health Service in Britain. It argues that the two hospital systems initially developed in broadly...