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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1399–1403.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Jennifer L. Hochschild Lawrence R. Jacobs and Robert Y. Shapiro. Politicians Don't Pander:Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. 425 pp. $50.00 cloth; $17.00 paper. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 JHPPL 26.6 09...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Miriam J. Laugesen Abstract Membership in the American Medical Association (AMA) has suffered a precipitous decline since the 1970s and, with it, a loss in revenue. The expansion of subsidized student memberships has bolstered its official membership number; only 12.6% of physicians who have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ; Chaloupka, Powell, and Chriqui 2009 ; Tabor et al. 2011 ). Conceding that a soft drink tax may not reduce consumption, those in favor of such a tax argue that although the tax does not contribute to weight loss, it will raise revenue the federal government can reallocate for other initiatives (Spradlin et...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 307–329.
Published: 01 April 1991
... some of the roots and reasons behind this province's adoption of le partenariat as the basis for policy. I suggest that it is a response to four key strategic problems: (1) the exhaustion of resources and allocation of losses; (2) the loss of faith in government and the consequent need to redefine the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 647–664.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... Behavioral economics is currently in vogue and offers an alternative (or, in some cases, a complement) to standard economic theory on what motivates human behavior. There are many aspects to behavioral economics, but space constraints allow just three to be considered here: identity, loss aversion, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
... foods and calorie labels on menus have led to healthful reformulations of foods. Offering incentives for children to choose healthy foods, and for adults to go to the gym, have proven effective at changing behaviors. Precommitment mechanisms such as deposit contracts for weight loss and bariatric...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 53–76.
Published: 01 February 1987
... number and kind of abusive sales practices reported by purchasers and nonpurchasers in agent and mail sales. The study finds that loss ratio floors, minimum benefit standards, and the development by states of consumer information guides for prospective policyholders have a positive impact on the quality...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 323–339.
Published: 01 April 1988
... competitive strategies have been successful in increasing the efficiency of subsections of our health system. But they too have produced “losers,” and the government has been pressured to enter the system to minimize their losses. The net result has been a political stalemate between halfway competitive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 143–161.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Drucilla K. Barker I use statewide loss ratio data to assess empirically the manner in which tort reforms have affected relative prices and profitability, and underwriting risk in the medical malpractice insurance industry. The empirical evidence suggests that the imposition of statutory ceilings...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 542–557.
Published: 01 June 1981
..., advantages to younger and minority workers, economy for employers, greater productivity, and, in certain industries, greater public safety. Major arguments against include: adverse effect on physical and mental health of many employees, inordinate cost to society–both in terms of pensions and loss of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 676–683.
Published: 01 August 1982
... assumption on the part of state policymakers that there are increasing returns to scale in mental hospitals. The bulk of empirical evidence suggests that returns to scale are constant. Thus, in many cases one may forego the political conflict inherent in closing hospitals by shrinking them with no loss in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 580–628.
Published: 01 June 1982
... argument about the development of the medical profession and its relation to the broader society. Book One deals with the initial loss and later recovery of professional authority, status, and control of the medical market between the late colonial period and the early twentieth century. The final chapters...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1986
... indicates that workers in hazardous positions are more likely to face involuntary job loss than are those in safe positions. These workers may be particularly sensitive to political arguments that efforts to reduce exposure to toxins in the workplace and the general environment are responsible for layoffs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 533–556.
Published: 01 April 1997
... care plans, they have the same incentives as insurers to avoid patients who are expensively sick. The new cultural image of doctors as entrepreneurs masks their considerable loss of clinical autonomy under managed care. It also serves to persuade doctors to accept managed care arrangements and to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1986
... to bring about purchase of debt-averting coverage. In some circumstances, this subsidy equals the underwriting loss on the coverage minus any tax subsidy the insurer receives. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Bad Debts and Hospital Rate-Setting Mark V, Pauly, University...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 753–771.
Published: 01 August 1994
...William E. Aaronson; Jacqueline S. Zinn; Michael D. Rosko Congress intended the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act (MCCA) of 1988 to reduce the risk for illness-related catastrophic financial losses in the elderly. The act was short-lived, facing repeal just one year after passage. Many elderly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2012) 37 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 April 2012
... with smoking cessation and weight loss, have thus far shown little long-term effect, although more research that tests the effectiveness of different incentive mechanism designs, informed by the findings of behavioral economics, ought to be undertaken. Many practical, political, ethical, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 759–783.
Published: 01 October 2007
...John A. Nyman Much American health policy over the past thirty-five years has focused on reducing the additional health care that is consumed when a person becomes insured, that is, reducing moral hazard. According to conventional theory, all of moral hazard represents a welfare loss to society...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 663–689.
Published: 01 August 1989
... changes by state. Dollar ceilings on recoveries (“caps”) are shown to be the strongest reforms in terms of their impact on paid claim size. Most caps limit recovery for noneconomic loss, though some limit dollar awards. Other reforms that reduced payments per claim were costs awardable provisions and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2018) 43 (4): 579–603.
Published: 01 August 2018
... was enormous: loss of the very federal funding on which the ability to provide coverage rests. The third wave would have gone further, not only destroying Medicaid's open-ended funding structure but also stripping states of the option to extend federally-financed assistance to all poor working-age...