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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 405–437.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Peter C. Rockers; Margaret E. Kruk; Miriam J. Laugesen In low- and middle-income countries, health care systems are an important means by which individuals interact with their government. As such, aspects of health systems in these countries may be associated with public trust in government...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1023–1060.
Published: 01 October 2015
... universal coverage in low- and middle-income countries. We offer a series of lessons stemming from these experiences to date. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 universal health coverage health reform politics health systems low- and middle-income countries After sharp criticism in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 251–293.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Peter Gaal; Paolo Carlo Belli; Martin McKee; Miklós Szócska There is increasing interest in the issue of informal payments for health care in low- and middle-income countries. Emerging evidence suggests that the phenomenon is both diverse, including many variants from cash payments to in-kind...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2007) 32 (3): 497–534.
Published: 01 June 2007
... mechanisms as a means to finance health care in low- and middle-income countries. These factors include difficul- ties with traditional ways of health care financing, diversified consumer demand in the course of economic development, and intensified trade in the health-services sector, which has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 19–67.
Published: 01 February 2018
... nine nationally representative surveys, this article examines whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is cultivating a similar cross-class constituency. The results show that middle-income Americans are less likely than low-income Americans to say the ACA has helped them personally so far. On the other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1131–1162.
Published: 01 December 2005
...,What_is_the_Real_Early_Education_Financing_Problem? Bennett, C. L., M. R. Ferreira, T. C. Davis, J. Kaplan, M. Weinberger, T. Kuzel, M. A. Seday, and O. Sartor. 1998 . Relation between Literacy, Race, and Stage of Presentation among Low-Income Patients with Prostate Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 16 : 3101 -3104. Berkman, L. F...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 403–424.
Published: 01 June 1992
... (about $8 billion) and targets low-income groups. Moreover, it would substantially reduce the number of individuals spending down all of their assets to be eligible for Medicaid (Cohen et al. 1992b). Such a program would en- able lower-middle- and lower-income nursing home residents to protect...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... inadequate funding. Although responses to several epidemics (heroin, crack, and AIDS) have produced periods of increased allocations for drug abuse treatment, more often than not long waiting lists at programs have rationed treatment to lower-income addicts seeking care. Low salary levels have limited the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 509–530.
Published: 01 August 2009
... introduced and extended patient choice of provider. Some perceive social insurance systems to be a little more expensive but, again, this is not always the case. Japan, for instance, has always been a low health care spender among the developed countries, as measured by the percentage of gross...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 653–686.
Published: 01 August 1981
... that simply provide private office benefits without any additional means of encouraging participation; those who fail to use the system come disproportionately from low income, poorly educated families. The problem can be overcome by school-based treatment or possibly by inspections at school followed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2016) 41 (1): 101–116.
Published: 01 February 2016
... estimated 3.1 percent remain uninsured due to having unstable employment or fluctuating income (BCBS 2013 ; Pryor and Cohen 2009 ). Among this group are low- to middle-income citizens and long-term LPRs who experience an insured-uninsured cycle created by shifts in their income eligibility for subsidized...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 1997
..., personal, and academic aims. In the final analysis, the interests of the corporatist Mexican state prevail over the interests of other groups, including doctors. The evisceration of the medical corps by the Mexican state results in a profession with low salaries, higher rates of unemployment, atomization...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2019) 44 (3): 381–422.
Published: 01 June 2019
... authors examined the potential mechanisms underlying their low turnout. They asked whether people with disabilities exhibit participatory attitudes and behaviors at levels commensurate with their other individual-level characteristics. Methods: The present study conducted descriptive and predictive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 841–886.
Published: 01 August 2014
... risk Financing FSG e is the single payer that consolidates all compulsory contributions to the health system Provision Multiple public and private providers receive public and private health care funds Coverage expansion plan Demand subsidies allow low-income individuals to join the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 593–615.
Published: 01 August 2009
... statistically significant. Countries in Category III spend a significantly greater share of total expenditures —  about 2 percentage points more — on administration than do Category I countries. Notably, Sweden, Japan, and Denmark all report very low administrative expenses by international standards...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 905–947.
Published: 01 December 1998
... Resources. Canadian Public Administration 37 ( 3 ): 490 -514. Ikegami , N. 1991 . Japanese Health Care: Low Cost through Regulated Fees. Health Affairs 10 ( 3 ): 87 -109. King , A. 1975 . Overload: Problems of Governing in the 1970s. Political Studies 23(2–3):162–174. Levit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 313–352.
Published: 01 June 2010
... political analysis of the challenges of introducing a bold reform of this type in a large, middle-income country. In this article, I look at the reform from the policy adoption phase through to the initial policy implementation phase. Most of the analysis presented is based on data from 2000 – 2007...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 779–792.
Published: 01 August 1990
... employer-group-are different. They differ in terms of age, sex, hours of employment, weekly wages, family income, and sector of employment. The workers without any employer- group health insurance are predominantly young, more likely to be men, and earn- ing low weekly wages, in part because they...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 April 2016
... access to care primary care physician participation Medicaid is the primary insurer for low-income Americans and already has added more than 10 million new beneficiaries to the program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While previous research demonstrates that expanding Medicaid improves access to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 305–317.
Published: 01 April 1990
... of other low-income persons). The contemporary history of health services targeted to homeless persons begins with the joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts in 1985, which became the model for federal support through the Stewart B. McKinney Act of 1987...