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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Thomas Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach In a society with strong antitax sentiment and large government deficits, the enactment of universal health insurance is blocked by an impasse over financing. The two chief mechanisms for funding universal health insurance are taxes and insurance premiums. Taxes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 443–472.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Constance A. Nathanson The social movement has become institutionalized as a form of political action. The aim of this article is to evaluate the possibilities presented by this form as a strategy to bring about universal health insurance in the United States. I draw on the work of social movement...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 143–161.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Drucilla K. Barker I use statewide loss ratio data to assess empirically the manner in which tort reforms have affected relative prices and profitability, and underwriting risk in the medical malpractice insurance industry. The empirical evidence suggests that the imposition of statutory ceilings...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 5–30.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Antonia Maioni Health insurance was one of the most influential social reforms on the immediate postwar agenda in Canada and the United States. In both cases, proposals for national health insurance were not implemented. This article traces the evolution of these legislative proposals of the 1940s...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 313–352.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Jason M. Lakin Health system reforms that introduce insurance principles into public health systems (such as national health insurance, internal markets, and separation of purchasers and providers) have been popular in the last two decades. Little is known, however, about the political complexities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 71–92.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Yuanli Liu; Keqin Rao The focus of this case study is utilizing research to influence policy in a large developing country. Our experiences involve the lack of health insurance for China's rural populations and how our research helped shape China's recent policy attention and efforts on this issue...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 697–708.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Joseph White Abstract Conventional wisdom says that the tax exclusion for employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI) is “regressive and therefore unfair.” Yet, by the standard definition of regressive tax policy, the conventional view is almost certainly false. It confuses the absolute size of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Frank A. Sloan Almost all states enacted legislation in response to the rapid rise in malpractice insurance premiums which occurred during the mid-1970s. After describing the types of statutory changes enacted, this study evaluates the influence of these changes on levels and growth of premiums...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1998) 23 (5): 725–741.
Published: 01 October 1998
... has focused on monetary incentives. This article explores an alternative—a mutual insurance pool to increase the supply of organs. In the process, criticisms of earlier proposals (specifically the future delivery scheme) are addressed, the operation of an insurance pool is described, and problems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 157–167.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Lynn Etheredge Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 References Employee Benefit Research Institute. 1989 . Employee Benefit Notes 10 ( 9 ): 1 -3. Etheredge , L. 1990 . Universal Health Insurance: Lessons of the 1970s, Prospects for the 1990s. Frontiers of Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2007) 32 (3): 415–455.
Published: 01 June 2007
... the politics of the legislative process that authorizes federal funding formulas. This article evaluates the federal funding formula for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) using key formula components of need, effort, capacity, and performance. We also examine the operationalization...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2007) 32 (3): 497–534.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Denis Drechsler; Johannes Jütting This article discusses the role of private health insurance (PHI) in developing countries. Three broad regional clusters are identified that share similar characteristics and policy challenges for the effective integration of private insurance into national health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 287–317.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Deborah A. Stone The politics of American health insurance is a struggle over which vision of distributive justice should govern: the solidarity principle or the logic of actuarial fairness. Actuarial fairness is central to American private health insurance. It is both an antiredistributive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 841–844.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Chris Ham Victor G. Rodwin, ed. Universal Health Insurance in France. How Sustainable? . Washington, DC: Health Office, Embassy of France, 2006. 219 pp. wagner.nyu.edu/health/universal.pdf. Duke University Press 2008 Victor G. Rodwin, editor. Universal Health Insurance in France. How...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 707–718.
Published: 01 August 1989
... would investigate all CP cases. This proposal would be more equitable than current systems. It would also be less expensive, since it would avoid costly litigation and decrease the cost of obstetrical malpractice insurance. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 References American College of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 217–244.
Published: 01 June 2003
... is more likely to lead on insurance than on other health policy issues because its supply of relevant knowledge and power is relatively high on insurance issues and the political barriers are lower than conventional wisdom suggests. But that leadership could take the form of either the expanding or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 100–133.
Published: 01 February 1977
...M. Kenneth Bowler; Robert T. Kudrle; Theodore R. Marmor National health insurance (NHI) is discussed as a redistributive issue (that is, conflict over it is characterized by stable coalitions with important ideological differences). Discussion of policy alternatives has been intensified, but...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 48–78.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Lawrence G. Goldberg; Warren Greenberg The trial record in an antitrust case against the Oregon State Medical Society, finally decided in 1952, was examined to reconstruct the behavior of a competitive market for health insurance coverage. Health insurers, called “hospital associations,” were found...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Michael D. Bayles This paper analyzes the political justifiability of not covering services under national health insurance. Policies are justified by what reasonable, informed, and self-interested persons with limited benevolence would accept. Three basic justifiable purposes of national health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 454–478.
Published: 01 August 1978
...R. J. Van Loon This paper takes as its starting point recent major changes in arrangements between the federal and provincial governments in Canada concerning the sharing of costs for health insurance programs. The switch from a shared cost (conditional grant) to a modified block funding system was...