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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 (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 August 2019) 44 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 August 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
... Elizabeth H. Kilbreth 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...
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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 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 2010) 35 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2010
... created, briefly, an opportunity for states to address access problems more broadly with the participation of major stakeholders. This article uses a case study of Maine and comparisons with other states to argue that the payment disparities between public and private payers that have grown over time...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 507–521.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Raymond J. Hanley; Joshua M. Wiener; Katherine M. Harris One of the main barriers to the expansion of paid home care for the chronically disabled is the fear that policymakers have that it will cause friends and relatives to curtail their informal caregiving efforts. Using the first wave of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 507–521.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Raymond J. Hartley; Joshua M. Wiener; Katherine M. Harris One of the main barriers to the expansion of paid home care for the chronically disabled is the fear that policymakers have that it will cause friends and relatives to curtail their informal caregiving efforts. Using the first wave of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 815–838.
Published: 01 June 1997
...Colleen M. Grogan An Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)–Medicaid managed care policy consensus has emerged in the American states. Although there are two main organizational forms—primary care case management and risk-based capitation models—states are converging on the risk-based...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1976) 1 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 February 1976
... the standard solutions to these problems suggested by economists. In the main part of the paper, we analyze the response of the government. We show that the underlying causes for failure in the economic market are likely to exist in the political market as well. In particular, the public good aspect...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1083–1120.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Pascale Lehoux; Stuart Blume In a growing number of countries, health technology assessment (HTA) has come to be seen as a vital component in policy making. Even though the assessment of the social, political, and ethical aspects of health technology is listed as one of its main objectives, in...
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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 August 1981) 5 (4): 653–686.
Published: 01 August 1981
... and Canada. The most common dental benefit considered for U.S. national health insurance has been coverage for children. Foreign dental programs for children are evaluated in four main areas: quality, cost, access, and disease prevention. In New Zealand, and in parts of the systems in the other three...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 366–386.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Avi Yacar Ellencweig This paper describes the current situation of health care services in Israel. Major problems are discussed and analyzed in terms of the dualism of the main health organizations (the Ministry of Health and the General Sickness Fund), the multiplicity and discontinuity of health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Jane Root; Sue Stableford Effective consumer communication is key to successfully moving Medicaid recipients into managed care systems and realizing the promised cost savings from the upheaval. Yet, little attention has been paid to educating these consumers with easy-to-read materials. The Maine...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2003) 28 (4): 659–692.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Revital Gross Devising new incentives was a main element of health care reform in Israel,which created a regulated market that embodies many principles of managed competition. This study examined sick fund directors' perceptions of the new incentives and their strategic responses to these...
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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...