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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 227-232.
Published: 01 February 2015
... covered in both programs (e.g., surgery that has been authorized but not yet performed; ongoing prescription medications for chronic illness; or some but not all therapy or counseling sessions have been completed); and (4) the loss of coverage for a service that is not a covered benefit in the new program...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 497-510.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Martin Gaynor In this article, I use the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice 2004 report Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition as an occasion to comment on two specific issues that have arisen in health care antitrust: the recent string of losses by the enforcement...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 511-529.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Thomas L. Greaney Following a string of government losses in cases challenging hospital mergers in federal court, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice issued their report on competition in health care seeking to set the record straight on a number of issues that underlie the...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (1): 9-49.
Published: 01 February 2007
... less influence to some stakeholders than they would have in public regulatory arenas, giving them an incentive to seek public rule making as a remedy for their persistent losses within the framework of private rule making. Duke University Press 2007 Blumstein, J. F. 1989 . Government's Role...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1031-1055.
Published: 01 December 2008
... qualitative interviews with policy makers. The first lesson for the United States is that the new Dutch health insurance model may not control costs. To date, consumer premiums are increasing, and insurance companies report large losses on the basic policies. Second, regulated competition is unlikely to make...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...