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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Jan M. Ambrose; Anne Carroll In response to recent and past medical malpractice insurance crises, most states have implemented reforms meant to stabilize premiums and coverage availability. The importance of understanding whether these reforms implicitly affect the behavior and incentives of...
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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 April 1982) 7 (2): 366–379.
Published: 01 April 1982
...Jacqueline Wallen; Sherman R. Williams Employer-based health insurance (insurance that is purchased by employers for their employees and financed through employer or joint employer-employee contributions) is currently subsidized in part by the federal government through tax exclusions for employer...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 633–642.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Eleanor D. Kinney; Suzanne K. Steinmetz Abstract This report from the field is an account of the experience of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) in Indiana in getting and keeping private health insurance. The report presents the findings of a telephone survey of individuals with MS in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2003) 28 (4): 585–614.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Hans Maarse; Aggie Paulus Social health insurance reform has evolved as an important public policy issue in several European countries. Some of the most important reform programs have been the introduction of managed competition, a shift from full retrospective reimbursement of health insurers to...
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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 December 2018) 43 (6): 917–939.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Leonard M. Lopoo; Emily B. Cardon; Kerri M. Raissian Abstract Prior to 2010, young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 had the highest rates of uninsurance in America. The “Dependent Care Provision” of the Affordable Care Act sought to increase insurance rates among young adults by allowing them...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 961–989.
Published: 01 December 2018
... connection between the actions of government and the benefits they are receiving. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 media health insurance local news advertising public opinion politics In the fall of 2013, the first Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period was launched to enroll...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1013–1024.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Theodore R. Marmor Abstract Social insurance, like commercial insurance, is about protection against financial risk. In the United States, Medicare and the Social Security Administration's programs for retirement, disability, worker's compensation, and worker's life insurance have become dominant...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7530813.
Published: 12 April 2019
... seeds of its defense. Methods: This study used an individual-level panel design to estimate the causal effect of implementation on opinion and electoral outcomes for ACA beneficiaries during the first year of open enrollment. Findings: Individuals who enrolled in plans on the health insurance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7530837.
Published: 12 April 2019
...Claus Wendt Abstract This article discusses recent developments in and new principles of European social health insurance (SHI). It analyses how privatization policies and competition have altered social insurance and whether financial difficulties are caused by social insurance features not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2019) 44 (3): 455–478.
Published: 01 June 2019
... that are typically left unexplored in the literature deserve greater scrutiny when scholars examine the weak self-reinforcing effects of health insurance regulations. A take-away lesson, relevant to the Affordable Care Act, is that even when policies broaden nongroup coverage and ostensibly assist many...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2019) 44 (3): 349–379.
Published: 01 June 2019
... uptake, and the ability of the ACA to create a constituency of beneficiaries invested in its support. Methods: The authors combined county- and individual-level data on health insurance gains, political partisanship, and variation in the ACA's implementation to test whether Democratic areas and...
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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...