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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (2): 271–298.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Penny H. Feldman; Margaret Gerteis Shifting financial risk from the public to the private sector is an increasingly attractive option to policymakers seeking to constrain Medicaid costs. This paper discusses the potential advantages and disadvantages of private insurance arrangements for Medicaid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Nelda McCall; Thomas Rice; Arden Hall This paper examines the effects of state regulations on the quality of insurance policies sold to Medicare beneficiaries and on the amount of sales abuse reported in the sale of such policies. State regulations regarding such policies relate to policy content...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 839–848.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Beatrix Hoffman Alan Derickson. Health Security for All: Dreams of Universal Health Care in America. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. 256 pp. $30 cloth. Rick Mayes. Universal Coverage: The Elusive Quest for National Health Insurance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 February 1990
...David A. Lambert; Thomas G. McGuire This article studies determinants of two important sets of laws regulating insurance coverage for mental health care: mandated inclusion of minimum coverage for psychotherapy, and mandated coverage for psychologist services, the so-called freedom of choice (FOC...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 203–236.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Thomas R. Oliver Over the past decade, state officials have pursued a variety of strategies to protect and expand health insurance coverage for their residents. This article examines the course of action in Maryland, where new initiatives were shaped around the state's unique hospital payment...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 237–268.
Published: 01 April 2004
... insurance. Second, universal access to health care could best be achieved, at least politically, by incrementally building upon the existing health care delivery and insurance system. This article questions both of these assumptions in light of Oregon's decade-long experience in trying to expand access to...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 683–689.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Martha T. McCluskey Terry Thomason, Timothy P. Schmidle, and John F. Burton Jr. Workers'Compensation: Benefits, Costs, and Safety under Alternative Insurance Arrangements. Kalamazoo, MI: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2001. 457 pp. $45.00 cloth; $27.00 paper. © 2002 by...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (3): 531–550.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Theda Skocpol Reformers feel certain that the time is now ripe for progressive legislation to ensure universal citizen access to health insurance and to contain rising costs in the health care industry. But history shows us that reformers were equally confident in earlier periods of modern U.S...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (3): 657–673.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Nancy S. Jecker It is America's distinctive practice to tie private health insurance to employment, and recent proposals have tried to retain this link through mandating that all employers provide health insurance to their employees. My primary approach to these issues is neither economic, nor...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (3): 675–681.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Joan E. Ruttenberg Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Com menta ry Revisiting the Employment-Insurance Link Joan E. Ruttenberg Brandeis University...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 June 1993
... fashion, and statutory health insurance should be added now. All or most groups would be required to join. Financing would come from social security payroll taxes, supplemented by government subsidies. Basic acute care services would be equally available to all. The existing insurance companies would...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 August 1992
... phenomenon: the increasing use of private services. This has led consumers to seek financing sources for their private care and created opportunities for commercial insurers and sick funds to offer new insurance packages to meet this demand. As a result, over the last five years more than twenty commercial...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (1): 41–76.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Pamela Farley Short; Dennis G. Shea; M. Paige Powell This article provides a systematic evaluation of the options for incremental health insurance reforms aimed at older Americans nearing age sixty-five. It presents three basic arguments for giving special consideration to this age group: (1) early...