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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (3): 599–625.
Published: 01 June 1999
... and Behavioral Health Care E. Clarke Ross American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association Abstract In this essay I identify how historic patterns of competition among health care interest groups have simultaneously retained their past contours...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 221–265.
Published: 01 April 2019
... content about PCORI. Drawing on theoretical frameworks of interest group behavior, the study assessed current and potential future stakeholder activity directed toward PCORI. The study found that PCORI's leadership has successfully mobilized patients and researchers in support of its mission. However...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 8 (4): 686–701.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Paul J. Feldstein; Glenn Melnick This paper analyzes Congressional voting behavior on the Gephardt Amendment to President Carter's hospital cost containment legislation. The impact of opposing interest groups is examined: on one side were hospital and medical interest groups; on the other...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (1): 63–80.
Published: 01 February 1984
... to a specific demand for a separate institute, was initiated by a small group of biomedical scientists. But it reached agenda status only after an effective coali- tion of lay and professional groups gave support to the issue. This coalition was interested not only in biomedical, behavioral, and social...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (3): 473–498.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The greatest impetus for the revised discourse, however, was the eruption of a “moral panic”over crack cocaine use. By linking fetal harm to substance abuse, the panic suggested it was in the public's interest to control the behavior of pregnant women. JHPPL 25.3-02.Golden (473-498) 5/12/00 11:51 AM Page...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 460–487.
Published: 01 April 1982
... a true “competition policy.” Historically, the political environment and the alignment of interest groups have favored the promulgation of stringent restraints on health services providers. While the political environment is more receptive to challenges to those restraints today, there is little evidence...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (2): 455–462.
Published: 01 April 1995
..., was politically unfeasible because it was unacceptable to those classes. The reality is that the United States lacks a national health care pro- gram because of its specific class relations. The focus on interest group behavior without understanding class behavior leads to wrong conclu- sions...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (6): 1057–1062.
Published: 01 December 2010
...” (2). The Drug Effectiveness Review Project (DERP) that emerges as Fox’s (cautiously) optimistic case study of how science can trump selfish interest- ­group behavior begins in 2000. In one year, Oregon’s Medicaid program experienced a 60 percent increase in drug spending. Moreover, as Fox...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 February 1990
... be direct and/or indirect (through its effect on the political system or interest group behavior). Richer, more populated states with higher levels of education are likely to pass new social and economic pro- grams. We expect that these factors will be positively related to the passage of regulation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (2): 205–228.
Published: 01 April 1981
... IV.) Or, one might see the Report as the de facto acknowledgement that it is politically less expensive to call for changes in individual behavior than for changes in the behavior of powerful business and professional groups. But the Report cannot be so easily dismissed. First...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (3): 536–552.
Published: 01 June 1979
... private interest groups. But this kind of behavior is viewed as an aberration. Private interest groups do not have any direct role in the model in its pure form. Instead, they are viewed as a disruptive force which may divert the government from its proper function, the maximization of social...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 391–418.
Published: 01 June 1981
... importantly, Crozier’s no- tion of organizational behavior strongly suggests that the hospital’s reac- tion to any particular cost containment program is dictated primarily by the impact that that program may have on the interest and concerns of those groups dominating the hospital power...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 773–800.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... 1998 . A Survey of Mental Health Consumers' and Family Members' Involvement in Advocacy. Community Mental Health Journal 34 (6): 615 -623. Feldman, Stanley. 1982 Economic Self-Interest and Political Behavior. American Journal of Political Science 26 (3): 446 -466. Frese, Frederick J. III...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (3): 533–558.
Published: 01 June 2019
... (assuming response consistency). How does adjusting the SRHS measure to account for these differences influence analyses that associate health and political behavior? To answer this, I compared two models for three outcomes of interest, including the two participatory scales described above and party...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Study in the Behavioral Sciences and gained experience studying with major figures in sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and psychiatry. His early encounters in anthropology were with Gregory Bateson, who had a schizophrenia research unit at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital and a research group...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (2): 371–397.
Published: 01 April 1985
... were imposed on council hospital behavior. Thus, the source of funding was directly linked to the amount of funding. For the most part, upper-income groups had little interest in council hospitals. They were not going to go there, and their doctors did not work in them. Council hospitals had...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 955–964.
Published: 01 October 2005
... believe is counterproduc- tive. The matter of what causes obesity is debated primarily on political, philosophical, and even moral grounds, which leads to an interesting but unsatisfying mix of polarized views from groups that have become com- batants. For many people, an explanation of obesity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... the nature and consequences of excess body weight. While members of the fat acceptance groups embrace a body diversity frame, presenting fatness as a natural and largely inevitable form of diversity, members of the antiobesity camp frame higher weights as risky behavior akin to smoking, implying that body...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (1): 117–135.
Published: 01 February 1986
... following party line, we can expect their voting behavior to change in each policy arena. There is little reason to expect each group to be interested in all votes of Congress; they are most con- Mueller Congressional Health Policy Voting 119 cerned with votes that will affect...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
... into aspects of financial and nonfinancial participatory resources, as opposed to measuring aspects of self-interest in voting. Indeed, these findings confirm the consensus in political behavior that factors plausibly related to self-interest (e.g., a self-interested rationale among the uninsured to vote...