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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 769–804.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Uri Aviram; Robert A. Weyer In this article, we discuss changing trends of mental health legislation in the United States using a case study of the process of reforming the civil commitment law in New Jersey. That state’s new commitment law, commonly called the “screening law,” was enacted after a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 was the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 789–819.
Published: 01 August 1993
..., Illinois, Texas, and Arizona. Taken together, the case studies demonstrate the difficulties inherent in enacting strong statewide tobacco control legislation. More important, several unmistakable themes emerge from these case studies, shedding light on the barriers to greater legislative success. These...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1978) 3 (1): 112–123.
Published: 01 February 1978
... intervention in health care; (2) consumer perceptions of the free market philosophy of health providers; (3) consumer perceptions of their involvement in health policy making; (4) consumer confidence in present systems of health services delivery; and (5) consumer awareness of recent major health legislation...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 439–476.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Rand E. Rosenblatt Because of budgetary and other political pressures. American health care reform (and other social reform) legislation is often not enforced, or is implemented in ways that undermine its egalitarian goals. About 25 years ago the federal courts began to try to reduce this gap...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 977–1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
... physician-assisted suicide(PAS) legislation. In-depth, qualitative interviews with forty-five physically disabled residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, conducted by others with disabilities, revealed a wide breadth of opinions about and attitudes toward such legislation. For close to half of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 385–394.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Wendy E. Parmet Martha A. Derthick. Up in Smoke: From Legislation to Litigation in Tobacco Politics. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 2002. 248 pp. $27.00 paper. Robert Rabin and Stephen D. Sugarman, eds. Regulating Tobacco . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. 299 pp...
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Published: 01 August 2018
Figure 1 Public Opinion on Major Legislation since 1990 Source : Christopher Warshaw, George Washington University Figure 1 Public Opinion on Major Legislation since 1990 Source: Christopher Warshaw, George Washington University More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 263–293.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Katharine W. V. Bradley; Jowei Chen Abstract Why do legislators sometimes engage in behavior that deviates from the expressed policy preferences of constituents who participate in politics at high rates? We examine this puzzle in the context of Democratic legislators' representation of their senior...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 571–589.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Barry G. Rabe Congress plays a central role in national environmental policy formation but appears ill equipped to set policy priorities and devise integrative legislation. Fragmentation of authority among a multiplicity of committees and subcommittees, especially in the House, contributes to these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1121–1148.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Carol S. Weissert; William G. Weissert State legislative staff may influence health policy by gathering intelligence, setting the agenda, and shaping the legislative proposals. But they may also be stymied in their roles by such institutional constraints as hiring practices and by turnover in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 250–276.
Published: 01 April 1980
... the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Prometheus Revisited: Popular Myths, Medical Realities, and Legislative Actions Concerning Death Carla Dowben, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas Abstract. Natural Death Acts have been enacted...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 653–675.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Pamela Paul-Shaheen; Eugenia S. Carpenter A variety of programs aimed at health care cost containment have been initiated at the state level. This article presents a case study of one state's effort to deal with health care cost issues, focusing on the formulation and adoption of legislation to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1983) 8 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 February 1983
...Marshall B. Kapp Bruce Dennis Sales, D. Matthew Powell, Richard Van Duizend, and associates, Disabled Persons and the Law: State Legislative Issues (New York: Plenum Press, 1982), 879 pp., $75.00 Copyright © 1983 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1983...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 318–321.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Robert B. Hackey John E. McDonough. Experiencing Politics: A Legislator's Stories of Government and Health Care. Berkeley: University of California Press,2000. 354 pp. $50.00 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 595–597.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Drew Humphries Laura E. Gomez. Misconceiving Mothers: Legislators, Prosecutors, and the Politics of Prenatal Drug Exposure . Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1997. 256 pp. $59.95 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 JHPPL 25.3-05.BkRevs (565-612) 5/12/00 11...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 511–535.
Published: 01 June 2018
... plays out in practice. This article examines the degree to which the extensive academic research on the effects of the Affordable Care Act was incorporated within the high-profile legislative advocacy campaign aimed at blocking the law's repeal in early 2017. In this campaign, advocates gathered and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Kala Ladenheim; Rachel Groman How have state legislatures acted to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care? This article examines trends over time in state legislation related to disparities in care and access, proposed legislation during one biennial session, and contemporary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... combat childhood obesity. In the same year the federal government committed $4.5 billion to child nutrition programs over a ten-year period under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The legislation directs the USDA to set nutrition standards for all food served in schools, which in essence empowers the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2012) 37 (5): 741–778.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Anne-Laure Beaussier The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a major legislative achievement of the 111th Congress. This law structurally reforms the US health care system by encouraging universal health care coverage through regulated competition among private insurance companies...