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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 February 1991
... of health occupations, I explore the influence of organized interest groups, of the general public interest, and the structure of the legislature and the political environment. I analyze six health occupations (dietician, nurse-midwife, occupational therapist, physician assistant, psychologist, and social...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1079–1106.
Published: 01 December 2008
... directly with drug manufacturers, as the VA does. In this article we relate the role of interest groups to policy differences between Medicare and the VA and, in doing so, explain why such a large change to the Medicare drug program is unlikely. We argue that key policy differences are attributable...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (1): 9–40.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Etienne E. Pracht; William J. Moore A simultaneous equations model is estimated to analyze the interaction between state Medicaid pharmaceutical drug reimbursement rates, drug recipients per capita, and expenditures per drug recipient. Interest groups are shown to have a strong positive impact...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 April 1989
... of insurance. This history exemplifies how health policy is often made outside conventional arenas. On the basis of published primary sources and interviews with a number of key participants, the paper describes how interest groups which rarely act together coalesced to create and sustain semipreemption...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 265–270.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Patricia M. Alt Gray Virginia , Lowery David , and Benz Jennifer K. . Interest Groups and Health Care Reform across the United States . Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press , 2013 . 248 pp. $29.95 paper. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Virginia...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (5): 1145–1164.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... Bauer, Raymond A., Ithiel de Sola Pool, and Lewis Anthony Dexter. 1972 . American Business & Public Policy: The Politics of Foreign Trade . Chicago: Aldine-Atherton. Baumgartner, Frank R., and Beth L. Leech. 1998 . Basic Interests: The Importance of Groups in Politics and Political Science...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (2): 331–367.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ann C. Keller; Laura Packel Abstract Citizen groups, though celebrated during their sudden arrival on the lobbying scene, are vastly outnumbered by groups representing elite, occupationally based interests. Sensitive to the odds that nonoccupational groups face, this study asks what factors have...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (5): 887–944.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Michael T. Heaney Assuming a position as broker between disconnected interests is one way for an interest group to influence the making of federal health policy. This study demonstrates how groups use their connections with political parties and lobbying coalitions to augment their brokerage...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (3): 599–625.
Published: 01 June 1999
...E. Clarke Ross In this essay I identify how historic patterns of competition among health care interest groups have simultaneously retained their past contours and also changed significantly as a result of the jolt created by the rise of managed care. I explain why it is that I and other executives...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (1): 112–129.
Published: 01 February 1976
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Interest-Group Influence on the Patient Protection and Affordability Act of 2010: Winners and Losers in the Health Care Reform Debate Jill Quadagno Florida State University...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 773–800.
Published: 01 October 2002
... and Mental Health: Emerging Patterns and Promising Approaches. In A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts,Theories, and Systems , ed. Allan V. Horwitz and Teresa Scheid. New York: Cambridge University Press. The Role of Group Interest, Identity, and Stigma...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (2): 229–254.
Published: 01 April 1981
... of interest groups, the political system, and the socioeconomic setting. Independent variables in the analysis include the urbanization and per capita income of each state, interparty competition, legislative turnover, and innovativeness in policymaking. In addition, three measures of occupational interest...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (6): 1003–1026.
Published: 01 December 2005
... keen interest in health policy, and democratization in the public policy process toward a more pluralist context opened a policy window for reform. Civic groups played an active role in the policy process by shaping the proposals for reform—a major change from the previous policy process...
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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 (1996) 21 (4): 769–804.
Published: 01 August 1996
... a strong civil libertarian orientation to a social service approach. We assess the role of various interest groups, their negotiations, and the compromises that emerged. Our analysis of the process shows that changes in the social and political environment were the decisive factors that stimulated...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (5): 771–795.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Aaron Rabinowitz The purpose of this article is to assess the influence of interest groups over news content. In particular, I explore the possibility that political advertising campaigns affect the tenor and framing of newspaper coverage in health policy debates. To do so, I compare newspaper...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (6): 1325–1352.
Published: 01 December 2001
... since interest groups are increasingly choosing commercial-style mass media campaigns to sway public opinion about health policy issues. Our study revisits the issue of the Harry and Louise campaign's influence on public opinion, comparing the ad campaign's messages to changes in opinion about health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (1-2): 211–230.
Published: 01 April 2005
... policy discussion; a lack of pluralism in the formation of health care policies (with low participation from citizens and high mobilization among structural interest groups); and the low priority of health care in public sector reforms. Portuguese politicians should be aware of the pitfalls...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (1): 123–159.
Published: 01 February 2013
... groups and social movements in response to AIDS and tuberculosis in Brazil, and when and why the government eventually responded more aggressively to AIDS but not tuberculosis. Evidence from Brazil suggests that the policy influence of interest groups and social movements evolves over time and is more...