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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 739–765.
Published: 01 October 2018
... productive inefficiency is a more tractable concept than waste. We then review the literature on the efficiency of health providers. We discuss the evidence on whether supply- and demand-side policies, such as value-based payment and cost sharing, can raise efficiency, finding that many of these policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 197–204.
Published: 01 February 2017
...William P. Brandon Emanuel Ezekiel J. . Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System . New York : Public Affairs , 2014 . 380 pp. $17.99 paper...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... hospitals led to the implementation of the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex Program) of 1997, which allows facilities designated as critical access hospitals (CAHs) to be paid on a reasonable cost basis for inpatient and outpatient services. This article compares the cost inefficiency of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1103–1127.
Published: 01 December 2013
... deviate from these rationing principles. This has created inefficient variations in clinical practice. These are difficult to resolve because of the lack of transparency of costs and patient outcomes and perverse incentives. The failure to remove universal inefficiency in a period of economic austerity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... inefficiently, with little attention to appropriateness of admissions, lengths of stay, ambulatory treatment modalities, or varying levels of care. Public sector goals for the 1990s should include filling current shortages in drug treatment services, developing adequate long-term funding for treating addicts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 263–278.
Published: 01 April 1988
... development; and a model of increasing inefficiency, in which consumers have weak incentives to search out efficient suppliers. Earlier statistical support for the third model has weakened, which provides some evidence that the regulatory and competitive initiatives of the last decade are having their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 305–321.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Alain Enthoven The markets for health insurance and health care are not naturally competitive: they are susceptible to many forms of market failure. Health plans and consumers may use strategies that lead to inequity and inefficiency. But experience with successful models of competition suggests...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 147–184.
Published: 01 February 1997
... justice, permit selecting domains other than price and quality for accountability, reinforce good medical practice, and equalize power between patients and physicians. Its disadvantages include inefficiency in decision making, capture by extremists or experts, intractable value conflicts, fragmentation of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 945–952.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., demonstrate that public programs are subsidized by the private sector. This differential is to be expected, whether hospitals are considered to be monopolistic profit maximizers or controlled by physicians. While cost-based hospital reimbursement may be dynamically inefficient, it is shown to have certain...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 164–172.
Published: 01 February 1983
... and long-lasting. The hospitals that exit from the market may be forced out as a result of their location or payor mix, and not as a consequence of their inefficiency. Allowing capital formation in the hospital industry to be determined by the market criteria of bottom-line performance may lead to a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 237–250.
Published: 01 April 1984
... accounting for over 15 percent of all care to the poor—ran deficits in 1980. Using data from a 1980 survey of nonfederal, nonprofit hospitals, this paper examines the fiscal situation of hospitals heavily involved in serving the poor. The analysis shows that it is insufficient revenues, not inefficiency or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 427–465.
Published: 01 April 1997
..., advocates have never wanted a truly competitive market, but rather one managed by and for particular private interests.) Yet international experience over the last forty years has demonstrated that greater reliance on the market is associated with inferior system performance—inequity, inefficiency, high...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 133–174.
Published: 01 February 1998
... are most appropriately served by the other may make both law enforcement and mental health systems appear ineffective and inefficient. This could increase the incidence of disorderly or violent behavior, which foments the myth that the seriously mentally ill are inherently dangerous. Despite the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 June 1986
... attenuate these problems. However, unorganized private spot markets for human organs are likely to be both inefficient and inequitable, and are perceived as morally offensive. A feasible alternative is an organized. publicly operated future delivery market, wherein an individual can contract, for valuable...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 937–965.
Published: 01 August 1993
... that the current system leads to inefficiencies and inequities. This analysis points to systematic relationships between home health and nursing home services, which should be factored into the development of a bundled payment policy. Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 References...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 221–249.
Published: 01 April 1979
..., seems likely to promote inefficient allocation of scarce rehabilitation resources with negative consequences for goal attainment. The high rates of inflation which prevail in the United States and in many northwestern European countries are causing the immediate costs of providing rehabilitation...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 401–440.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., which have sometimes helped, but not solved, problems because they are inefficient, tend to drive needed information underground, and complicate needed cultural change. Patients' safety demand is also weak for want of information and market power. Big purchasers' demands, however,quickly influence the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 341–354.
Published: 01 June 2003
... consumer choice. Purchasers have subsidized inefficient insurance designs in order to exploit tax and regulatory loopholes and to retain an image of corporate paternalism. America's health care system suffers from the public abuse of private interests and the private abuse of the public interest. © 2003...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 531–542.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Deborah Stone Health insurance reform requires political solutions, not technocratic fixes. Single payer frames the problem as a grossly inefficient bursar's office. Great political leadership means reframing the problem as a faulty social compact, rewriting the compact, and making everybody play...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 531–574.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Mary D. Naylor; Ellen T. Kurtzman; Edward Alan Miller; Pamela Nadash; Peter Fitzgerald Abstract Health care in the United States is fragmented, inefficient, and rife with quality concerns. These shortcomings have particularly serious implications for adults with disabilities and functionally...