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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 611–625.
Published: 01 August 2021
... into the COVID-19 pandemic, enrollment had grown to 75.5 million people (CMS 2020a ). Some of the factors that help explain Medicaid's astounding upward trajectory apply to health insurance generally: population growth, rising medical care costs, technology and practice advances, utilization changes...
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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 (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1031–1055.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau; Christiaan J. Lako The 2006 Enthoven-inspired Dutch health insurance reform, based on regulated competition with a mandate for individuals to purchase insurance, will interest U.S. policy makers who seek universal coverage. This ongoing experiment includes guaranteed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1073–1077.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau; Christiaan J. Lako Duke University Press 2008 Commentary Health Insurance Experiments in the Netherlands and Switzerland: A Rejoinder with Updates...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (2): 295–308.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Insurance Experiment is an artifact of greater voluntary attrition in the cost-sharing plans relative to the free care plan. Specifically, he speculates that those in the cost-sharing plans, when faced with a hospitalization, withdrew. His argument is implausible because (1) families facing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1107–1131.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Jonathan P. Weiner; Joanna Case Famadas; Hugh R. Waters; Djordje Gikic This article provides an overview of the current role of private health insurance and private care management organizations around the globe. We describe past experiences and challenges associated with the export of U.S.-style...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (2): 309–317.
Published: 01 April 2008
...John A. Nyman One of the most influential “lessons” of the RAND Health Insurance Experiment (HIE) is that cost sharing can reduce hospitalizations by about a quarter, with no effect on health for the average adult. In an earlier paper in this journal, I suggested that a portion of this reduction...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 543–583.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph White Single-pool systems as defined in this article may be accompanied by two forms of voluntary health insurance (VHI): gap coverage for benefits not included in the statutory arrangement and parallel coverage through which individuals pay extra for ostensibly superior versions...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (2): 329–372.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Sven Steinmo; Jon Watts We argue that the United States does not have comprehensive national health insurance (NHI) because American political institutions are biased against this type of reform. The original design of a fragmented and federated national political system serving an increasingly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (3): 653–687.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Karl Hinrichs The statutory health care scheme represents the most ambitious branch of the German social insurance system because it entails interpersonal redistribution on a large scale. The stability of this centerpiece of the German welfare state thus depends on a “culture of solidarity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (2): 388–392.
Published: 01 April 1999
...Paul Fronstin Mark Pauly. Health Benefits at Work: An Economic and Political Analysis of Employment-Based Health Insurance . Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. 187 pp. $39.50 paper. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 388 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 869–873.
Published: 01 October 2002
...David A. Moss Beatrix Hoffman. The Wages of Sickness: The Politics of Health Insurance in Progressive America. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. 261 pp. $39.95 cloth; $17.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (6): 947–976.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Daniel J. B. Mitchell It is widely believed that the turning point for U.S. health insurance came in 1949 when Congress failed to adopt President Harry Truman's proposal for a national system. The possibility that a system of state-level health plans might have emerged before Truman's plan has...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (5): 883–926.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Amy Wolaver; Timothy McBride; Barbara Wolfe Employing a simultaneous model of part-time status, health insurance offers, and wages, we examine the impacts on employment and health insurance coverage of nondiscrimination rules in the tax code governing employer-sponsored health insurance. Using 1988...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (3): 451–490.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Karl Kronebusch; Brian Elbel The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 established federal grants to the states to create the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). This presented the states with a number of implementation choices concerning administrative models for the new programs, as well...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...