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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 679–687.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Elizabeth Kilbreth Abstract Historically, Maine has been a state with generous safety net programs and a track record of innovative efforts in health system reform, developed under the leadership of Democratic administrations and with frequent support from moderate Republicans. But the 2010...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2003) 28 (1): 109–132.
Published: 01 February 2003
...Ramón Castellblanch A comparison of the Vermont and Maine cases of attempting to control pharmaceutical prices in the year 2000 shows that the Maine legislators were more successful in challenging pharmaceutical industry political power. This comparison shows that challenging the industry was...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7530801.
Published: 12 April 2019
...David A. Matsa; Amalia R. Miller Abstract Context: In November 2017, Maine became the first state in the nation to vote on a key provision of the Affordable Care Act: the expansion of Medicaid. Methods: This study merged official election results from localities across Maine with Census Bureau and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 271–288.
Published: 01 June 2003
... University of Southern Maine Abstract This article investigates a lost ideal—citizen participation in health pol- icy. We begin by mapping the different types of participation. We then suggest what direct citizen action has achieved in the past, why it ought to be restored today, and how we might...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 353–387.
Published: 01 June 2010
... hospitals, explains the system's core characteristics: universal access, free choice, high quality, and a weak capacity for regulation. The dual architecture of this unique system leads to different reform strategies and outcomes in its two main parts. While the state has leverage in the hospital sector, it...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1089–1120.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... hospital EDs. The analysis drew on a convenience sample of 408 (331 pediatric, 77 adult users) face-to-face interviews that employed both open- and closed-ended questions. Findings indicate most patients had medical insurance and a regular place of care and most arrived by car or taxi. Twelve main themes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1001–1021.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Federico Toth Abstract This article focuses on the main health reforms enacted in Italy over the past one hundred years. Such reforms were all undertaken in conjunction with a severe political and institutional crisis. The 1943 reform was approved a few weeks before the fall of the Fascist regime...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Simone Leiber; Stefan Greß; Maral-Sonja Manouguian To increase understanding of the cross-border transfer of ideas through a case study of the 2007 German health reform, this article draws on Kingdon's approach of streams and follows two main objectives: first, to understand the extent to which the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2005) 30 (1-2): 7–28.
Published: 01 April 2005
... twenty to thirty years to these theoretical frameworks. Our main conclusion is that it is unlikely that a single explanatory theory will ever be able to account for all of the health sector developments in any one country, let alone across many countries with diverse cultures, histories, institutions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 469–487.
Published: 01 June 1985
... in Europe and then outline the main intellectual issues that need to be explored and resolved. That sounds a bit pompous but, if one is to avoid an intellectual morass consisting of the various assertions about needs, obligations, and so on that emanate from rival concerned parties and various...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 April 1998
... visits to each of the fifteen original Healthy Start project areas, we discovered that two main community involvement strategies were used: a service consortium model and a community empowerment model. In the service consortium model, the community is involved primarily through a consortium of local...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 April 2011
... reviews the existing theoretical and empirical literature on this form of dual practice among physicians. It analyzes the extent of this phenomenon, the underlying factors that motivate physicians to engage in dual practice, and the main implications of their decision to do so. It also examines and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 815–827.
Published: 01 October 2011
... affordability through the use of subsidies and regulations. The main shortcoming of the ACA is an insufficient protection against burdensome cost sharing, which we illustrate using several hypothetical scenarios. We conclude with recommendations about how to make opportunity-enhancing expansions to the current...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 665–676.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Michel Grignon Real reforms attempt to change how health care is financed and how it is rationed. Three main explanations have been offered to explain why such reforms are so difficult: institutional gridlock, path dependency, and societal preferences. The latter posits that choices made regarding...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 967–976.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Margitta Mätzke This commentary discusses the causes and consequences of diversity in how European countries organize communicable disease control. Drawing on the historical record of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it first reviews the main explanations of that diversity, with a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1057–1089.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Monika Steffen This article analyzes the path that led the European Union from a somewhat accidental involvement in fighting AIDS to a new and sustainable policy of communicable disease control. It responds to three main questions: Why did an unexpected case lead to the organization of a new...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1986
... modifications that could be made to the structure of PPS to mitigate negative incentives embedded in the current system. Although the main focus of the paper is on the unit of payment, we also make some observations about issues arising in connection with the level of payment. Copyright © 1986 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 717–742.
Published: 01 August 2000
... loser and as defender of the public interest. While in both cases fiscal problems in the health systems are usually brought up in order to justify reform, the trigger for change in Israel has been the power contest between the two main parties—the Labor Party and the Likud Party—with the Likud...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 335–362.
Published: 01 April 1991
... expenditures for physician services. We also analyze the effect of increases in assignment rates, increasing incomes of the elderly, and other factors on real expenditures during this period. Our main conclusion is that PPS has at most a small positive effect on real physician expenditures. Because people...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
... originating force of whether these provisions are adopted, individual state decisions are made within a larger ecosystem. This ecosystem has two main components: (1) complementary and competing state and federal policies; and (2) medical provision by a variety of suppliers. Specifically, the merits, costs...