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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 723–739.
Published: 01 August 1987
..., but IP As are growing three times faster than PGPs and are likely to dominate the HMO industry in the near future. The literature indicates that a small proportion of an IPA physician's practice is capitated, but such practices often are as much as one-third capitated. And while the literature...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Lawrence P. Casalino This article examines Federal Trade Commission (FTC) policy—in particular, the agency's controversial 1996 statements on clinical integration—toward joint negotiations for nonrisk contracts with health plans by physicians organized into independent practice associations (IPAs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 February 2008
... matter, jointly sponsored by the government and a GP representative association, therefore recommended that GPs should band together into independent practitioner associations (IPAs) (Auckland UniServices Limited 1992). When the system of contracting commenced in 1993, the initial IPAs were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 686–706.
Published: 01 June 1982
... scale, though theory and HMO proponents suggest there should be.’ Second, the individual practice asso- ciation (IPA) variant of the HMO has not yet proved less costly than FFS health care.8 This finding is troubling because IPAs are growing more rap- idly than other HMO forms. (IPAs accounted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2009) 34 (5): 747–776.
Published: 01 October 2009
... al. 1998; Gillies et al. 2003). Most of the physicians interviewed were affiliated with one or more Independent Practice Associations (IPAs). IPAs negotiate with insurance companies; credential and inspect member physicians, institu- tions, and services; and disburse payment to physicians. In...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 80–95.
Published: 01 February 1982
... founders- had emerged between prepaid group and individual practice association (IPA) model plans.6 As of June 1981,243 HMOs were operational, representing a 3 percent net growth in plan numbers since June 1980.7Enrollment had reached 10.3 million members, up 13 percent from 1980, the largest...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 659–674.
Published: 01 August 1986
... Cross 6.92 6.68 6.75 Group HMO n.a.* 4.59 4.53 IPA-HMO n.a. 4.76 4.56 Svstem-wide ALOS 7.73 7.49 7.23 *Not available. of length-of-stay, is not consistently lower than the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 354–367.
Published: 01 April 1980
... twelve percent annual growth rate. Comprecare is an Individual Practice Association with(IPA) an enrollment of 54,000 (April, 1979). Its membership growth in the past three years has been amazing; at the time of its federal qualification (April, Comprecare1976), had only 1700 members...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 743–762.
Published: 01 August 2016
... (AQC) in 2012 Group Name Description Year Entered AQC Primary Care Physicians Specialist Physicians General Acute Care Hospitals AQC model 1.0: Atrius Health Multispecialty group 2009 461 596 0 Accountable Care Associates a IPA 2009 137 21 0 Mt. Auburn...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 163–165.
Published: 01 April 1977
... in the Department of Health Administration, School of Business at Temple University and is working part time as an IPA Fellow in the Division of Health Insurance Studies, Office of Research and Statistics, in the Social Security Administration. In addition to a number of articles in health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 105–112.
Published: 01 February 1993
... all care, including referrals to spe- cialists, or they may select a physician not in the network and accept a lower level of benefits. The plans marketed are independent practice asso- ciations (IPAs) and open-ended point-of-service managed care networks (POS plans). Individual physicians...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 75–103.
Published: 01 February 1993
...- dependent practice association (IPA) HMOs-made up largely of physi- cians practicing in small groups or solo, who wished to compete with the larger closed-panel plans (Interstudy 1991; Luft 1981). By the end of the 1980s traditional insurance plans and established HMOs were joined by a stunning...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 1055–1068.
Published: 01 October 2001
... organizations—including Health Maintenance Organiza- tions (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), large medical groups such as Independent Practice Associations (IPAs), Physician-Hos- pital Organizations (PHOs), accreditation organizations such as the National...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 743–758.
Published: 01 August 1984
..., and Individ- ual Practice Associations (IPAs While both provide health care to enrollees, the relationships between the organization and its physicians differ in important ways. PGP physicians receive a salary, and in some cases a share of profits, such that their marginal revenue of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 611–628.
Published: 01 August 1985
... of the IPA, the recognized statewide organization for pharmacists, first learned of the existence of Concerned Iowa Pharmacists, they were concerned that a competing organization had been formed without consul- tation. Upon learning of an impending CIP statewide capitation attitude survey...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1045–1049.
Published: 01 October 1999
... University of Michigan Since the early 1970s, policy makers and researchers alike have been eagerly watching and evaluating the growth of so-called managed care plans. Many expected prepaid group practice plans (PGPs), then individ- ual practice associations (IPAs), then preferred provider...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 967–972.
Published: 01 October 1999
... providers. Health plans have also shifted risk onto enrollees through such means as higher copayments, gatekeepers, lists of covered treatments, drug formularies, and the like. Individual practice associations (IPAs) and Network model HMOs have been most active in these areas because they have little...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 1033–1035.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Mem- bers (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999), Market-Driven Health Care (Addison-Wes- ley, 1997), and Financial Accounting and Management Control of Nonprofit Organi- zations (SouthWestern, 1994). Fred W. Hosler is medical director of the Crouse PO/PHO and IPA and director of managed care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 103–124.
Published: 01 February 1984
... applications (both those of PGPs and those of individual practice associations, or IPAs) submitted to HSAs between 1 January 1975 and 30 June 1978.2 The two surveys This paper was originally presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Public Administration, Detroit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1051–1060.
Published: 01 October 1999
... Figure 1 Figure Davidson s Can Public Policy Fix Managed Care? 1055 ciency. Since individual MCOs often compete in their markets by offer- ing multiple products (e.g., group model HMO, independent practice association [IPA], and point of service [POS] plans), the characteristics for...