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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (3): 581–597.
Published: 01 June 1983
... are largely explained by increases in Workers' Compensation greater than inflation and by inspections made by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Rises in Workers' Compensation greatly increased the claims for injuries, while OSHA citations substantially decreased objectively verifiable...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (1): 11–42.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Jennifer L. Troyer; Herbert G. Thompson, Jr. Government reports indicate that regulations have been ineffective in improving quality of care in many nursing homes. Some analysts feel that litigation against nursing homes may be the result of quality problems that are monitored during the inspection...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 695–715.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Fred Thompson Our analysis suggests that a properly designed and implemented safety inspection program for motor vehicles would probably produce benefits in excess of costs, whereas most existing state programs probably produce costs well in excess of benefits. That these findings are somewhat...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (2): 190–211.
Published: 01 April 1977
... to the current approach. A new strategy aimed at improving the regulatory process and environment is proposed. The process can be improved by adopting a program rather than taking a functional approach to agency organization; linking the inspection and rate-setting processes; creating a role for consumer groups...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (2): 249–279.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Edward Alan Miller; Vincent Mor Government oversight of long-term care involves inspections of patients' records, limited observations of patients and care practices, reviews of policies and procedures, and distribution of publicly available information. Although many providers bemoan the stifling...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 June 2009
... a comprehensive patient-level database and in training staff for making on-site inspections. Duke University Press 2009 Games Policy Makers and Providers Play: Introducing Case-Mix-Based Payment to Hospital Chronic Care Units in Japan...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 5 (4): 653–686.
Published: 01 August 1981
... that simply provide private office benefits without any additional means of encouraging participation; those who fail to use the system come disproportionately from low income, poorly educated families. The problem can be overcome by school-based treatment or possibly by inspections at school followed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... 1987 . Unemployment and Mortality: A Small Area Analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 41 ( 5 ): 107 -13. Crain , W. M. 1980 . Vehicle Safety Inspection Systems: How Effective? Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Crandall , R. W...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (3): 772–779.
Published: 01 June 1982
...- moving essential federal protections”; he would not “turn back the clock.” In a section of the statement that was little discussed at the time, however, he promised new proposals to improve the inspection of nursing homes. Under the new policies, facilities with “a record of sustained good...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 August 2016
... this approach harks back to the philosophy of care from which hospice sprang, but without the constraints of a separate Medicare benefit and reimbursement model (Stevenson 2012 ). Typically, federal and state regulatory inspections of health care providers focus on adherence to mandated “conditions...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (3): 414–434.
Published: 01 June 1979
.... They are responsible for devel- oping reimbursement structures and financing a portion of the Medicaid long-term care bill from state funds. They also have the responsibility for inspection of providers and certification of compliance with federal and other standards. Federal regulations require states...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (2): 299–328.
Published: 01 April 1992
... of implementing the Medical Waste Tracking Program will lie primarily with the States. States will have the lead for conducting inspections related to and enforcement of, the medical waste tracking program. Where there has been a violation. States may use applicable State authority to bring...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 929–958.
Published: 01 August 1992
... cases.IOAs paragraph 10 of the Residential Home Act allows voluntary associations and other corporate bodies providing residential care to par- ticipate in the inspection process, the German model of home regulation relies more on advice than on strict control from above. United Kingdom Delivery...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (1): 87–108.
Published: 01 February 1979
..., of the observed declines. The plausibility of this hypothesis can be judged by inspecting the graphed time series of observations over the study periods and by tests of significance. 5. Regression. Scheduling decisions are sometimes made on the basis of extreme deviations from the mean number...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
... Title VI documentation and inspection requirements that hospitals were.1 The implementation of nursing-home payments under Medicare lagged the implementation of the hospital pay- ment program in July 1966 by a critical six months. A backlash to the Lyn- don B. Johnson administration, reflected...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 51–66.
Published: 01 February 1991
.... f. Includes square footage, first-floor-only requirements, and required areas. g. E.g., inspections, sanitation, and adherence to building and fire codes. 56 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Most require a full-time director and at least one other staff member (often a nurse...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and by focusing on four cases: HMO performance measurement, nursing home regulation, lead screening for children,and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Associated Press. 1996 . U.S. Won't Cut Inspections of Nursing Homes; White House: Clinton Never Saw...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 939–968.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of nursing home performance, skeptics cast doubt on the validity of the measure. This is because staffing and quality measures, other than health inspection ratings, are based on unaudited self-reported data. A recent media report claims that nursing facilities have learned how to game the five-star rating...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (1): 43–53.
Published: 01 February 1978
... simulate a hospital environment as closely as possible. Safe and adequate care for patients would thus be achieved. This objective, combined with the practicalities of inspection and enforcement. produced a set of regulations for facilities which concentrated heavily on meeting structural...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (2): 142–154.
Published: 01 April 1979
..., mosquito abatement, water control, and food and drug inspection programs, will also be reduced. We can expect reductions in special programs, such as county services for renal dialysis, genetic disease prevention, family planning, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and hypertension screening...