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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 249–266.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Cynthia D. Mulrow; Kathleen N. Lohr When judging the benefits and harms of health care and predicting patient prognosis, clinicians, researchers, and others must consider many types of evidence. Medical research evidence is part of the required knowledge base,and practitioners of evidence-based...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 225–241.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Charles Fried At first, few constitutional experts took seriously the argument that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exceeded Congress's power under the commerce clause. The highly political opinions of two federal district judges — carefully chosen by challenging plaintiffs — of no...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
... compared to actual costs to judge cost savings. Home and community-based services appeared to save substantial amounts on costs of nursing home care. Estimates of savings were very robust and did not appear to be declining as the program matured. Savings probably came from several sources: the assessment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2015) 40 (2): 373–393.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Robert Gajarski; Diana M. Bowman Abstract In an unprecedented legal ruling in June 2013, a US federal district court judge decided that the existing policy for donor lung allocation be vacated to save the life of a ten-year-old girl dying from cystic fibrosis. This case has fueled much controversy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 881–904.
Published: 01 August 1993
..., still considerable confusion over what lay participation really means. In addition, little consideration has been given to whether and how lay participation can lead to better decision making and the criteria by which it should be judged. This article presents a framework based on decision-making...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 961–997.
Published: 01 December 2010
... cognitive abilities, to choose the best plan for themselves. This article proposes an alternative to the current system, where government acts as a broker to winnow the number of choices so that beneficiaries face a small subset of those judged to be best on several dimensions. The study is based on three...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 243–253.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Article 3 judges would approach the case? This essay identifies three distinct but complementary factors that might help explain the observed failure. First, instead of conducting a neutral assessment of the actual probabilities, law professors engaged in motivated reasoning, based on their preexisting...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 375–387.
Published: 01 June 1978
... challenges to the conduct of such experiments in California, New York, and Georgia. The rulings on the California and New York cases were in favor of continuing the experiments on the grounds that the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare had judged the projects to be helpful in promoting the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 465–494.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Michelle M. Mello The much-publicized 2000 case of Frew v. Gilbert , in which a federal judge castigated the State of Texas for deficiencies in its Medicaid program, brought renewed attention to the issue of regulating the quality of care in Medicaid and Medicare HMOs. Frew and other recent cases...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 1991
... procedures. A relatively recent phenomenon, the practice guidelines now emerging will have implications for malpractice, which also intends to bring about better care. They will probably not revolutionize the procedures that courts use to determine negligence, but judges will integrate guidelines into their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 705–721.
Published: 01 August 1988
... judges to deal effectively with child witnesseswould be less costly and less controversial to implement than closed-circuit or videotaped testimony, new hearsay exceptions, and other more extensive proposals for change. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Adams-Tucker...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1976) 1 (3): 295–318.
Published: 01 June 1976
... used to create State Health plans, plans for construction, modernization or conversion of health facilities and criteria for judging the appropriateness of health services offered in the local areas and in each state. The act seems to create a mechanism whereby the health industry could be quickly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2008) 33 (4): 761–798.
Published: 01 August 2008
...E. Donald Elliott; Sanjay A. Narayan; Moneen S. Nasmith Our article analyzes whether the federal government may constitutionally supplant a traditional system of common-law trials before state judges and juries with new federal institutions designed by statute for compensating victims of medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1996) 21 (1): 69–98.
Published: 01 February 1996
... veil of ignorance. I evaluate these processes as examples of procedural justice, assuming that there is no outcome considered the most just. I use consent as a criterion to judge competing processes so that rationing decisions are, to some extent, self-imposed. I also examine the processes’ feasibility...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2003) 28 (1): 41–76.
Published: 01 February 2003
... criteria for evaluating alternative approaches to reform. The proposed criteria emphasize that reforms for this age group should be designed to fit with other financial plans and decisions made during such a transitional stage of life. Policy options should be judged according to fundamental goals such as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 889–926.
Published: 01 December 2002
... support for the market and suggests that the consensus favoring managed competition is deceptively fragile, with support riven by cleavages in the values used to judge fairness in the allocation of medical care. A unique data set of matched questions asked of both policy elites and the general public is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 497–510.
Published: 01 June 2006
... judges and juries holding views of hospital markets as being different from markets for other goods and services. My conclusion is that hospitals are an industry with unique attributes, but nothing about the specifics of the health care industry suggests that the unregulated use of market power in this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 1998
... different tradeoffs among competing values. While all three exploited the principle of provider competition, they appointed different actors to judge the contest: the cost-conscious public authority in the United Kingdom, the quality-conscious patient in Sweden, and the optimizing consumer in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 250–276.
Published: 01 April 1980
... patients. These acts fail to take into account that (1) a small but significant fraction of patients judged terminal by their attending physicians survive for a much longer time than predicted and even recover, (2) in many cases, “extraordinary therapy” will restore critically ill or even unconscious...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 686–706.
Published: 01 June 1982
... conditions. HMOs would prosper; (3) that HMO successes would force FFS insurers and providers to become more efficient; and (4) that creating the competitive conditions would be politically feasible. Reasons for doubting the latter three propositions are plentiful, and the strategy is therefore judged...