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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1089–1120.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Ellis, and D. Bouley. 1996 . Ambulatory Visits to Hospital Emergency Departments: Pattern and Reasons for Use. Journal of the American Medical Association 276 : 460 -465. The Many Faces of Access: Reasons for Medically Nonurgent...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 393–421.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ; Cauchemez et al. 2009 ). Controversies aside, many health officials consider school dismissals to be an important community mitigation strategy for influenza pandemics (Kelso, Milne, and Kelly 2009 ; Johnson et al. 2008 ). Several modeling and historical studies have found that school closures may...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 739–748.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Alan B. Cohen; Colleen M. Grogan; Jedediah N. Horwitt Abstract This special issue of the Journal is devoted to understanding the many roads that lead toward achieving health equity. The eleven articles in the issue portray an America that is struggling with the clash between its historical ideal of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sherry Ahrentzen Greendale, Wisconsin, was intentionally created with many of the design and planning principles that active-living advocates promote today. This case study examines the processes behind sustaining these particular planning and design principles over time in light of economic and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 649–689.
Published: 01 August 2011
... — that Medicare has attempted many times and in various ways since the beginning of the program, and in all but one case unsuccessfully due to the politics of provider opposition working through Congress and the courts. We look at some related efforts to change Medicare pricing to explore when the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 565–578.
Published: 01 June 1985
...Irene Fraser In several areas of health policy, current concern over rising costs has generated considerable political support for reforms that many in the business have advocated unsuccessfully on philosophical, ethical, or humanitarian grounds for years. Thus, for example, the spiraling cost of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Rick J. Carlson To many, genomics is merely exploitable technology for the leviathan of biotechnology. This is both shallow and short sighted. Genomics is applied knowledge based on profound and evolving science about how living things develop, how healthy or sick we are, and what our future will...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
...William E. McAuliffe As we enter the 1990s drug abuse has once again become a major health concern, and for the first time the drug treatment field has had to address many of the policy, regulation, and planning issues resulting from cost inflation that have become commonplace in other parts of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 789–814.
Published: 01 June 1997
... solving the problem of specialty maldistribution (too many specialists) but not the problem of geographic maldistribution (too many medically underserved communities). I also conclude that state workforce efforts have not constituted good policy laboratories and that only federal action can seriously...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
... efficiencies defense is shown to be difficult to make even when economies of scale make the likelihood of efficiencies high. The financial difficulties of many rural hospitals, especially in areas where too many exist, mean that mergers such as this one in Ukiah often are an efficient way to keep these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 927–946.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Anne Carroll; Jan M. Ambrose Any-Willing-Provider (AWP) legislation requires that health plans accept any health care provider who agrees to conform to the plan's conditions,terms, and reimbursement rates. Many states have adopted such legislation,raising questions about its effect on the managed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 765–774.
Published: 01 August 1986
...David W. Young Because equity capital is becoming an important financing source for health care organizations, the conversion of many such organizations from nonprofit to for-profit status is a significant public policy issue. Since many states require converting nonprofits to repay the “community...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 705–721.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Nancy M. P. King; Wanda M. Hunter; Desmond K. Runyan Concerned about the possible detrimental impact of the investigative process and court proceedings on child victims of sexual abuse, many child advocates have proposed extensive evidentiary and procedural revisions of the court process. As part...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 729–772.
Published: 01 August 2006
... disease as well as how many suffer are critical factors in explaining why some diseases get more attention than others. In particular, our data reveal that both the print and the broadcast media tend to be much less attentive to diseases that disproportionately burden blacks relative to whites. We also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 653–675.
Published: 01 August 1982
... during the legislative process to grant concessions to a variety of interest groups, particularly the Michigan Hospital Association. Many additional criteria for determining excess bed capacity, some subjective, were added. Cost containment as a goal was, if not subordinated, at least made competitive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 702–731.
Published: 01 August 1984
... insurance premium increases in some states. Hospital rate regulation in America lacks strong political support, makes many politically prudent concessions to hospitals, and is often threatened by repeal. Since Americans distrust regulators and since individual scrutiny of so many hospitals is burdensome and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 503–514.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Sally Guttmacher Immigrant workers are a large segment of the lower echelon of the U.S. labor force, and as many as 3.6 to 6 million of these workers and their families are living in the U.S. illegally. This paper examines who the recent immigrants are; explains why their current situation in the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 633–666.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Marsha Gold Medicaid is the major national program promoting access to care for low-income populations, but the program also is a federal-state partnership. With costs rising and universal access still a remote objective, many states have turned to market-based strategies involving managed care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 69–90.
Published: 01 February 1994
... care were $147,000 per AIDS patient, heightening concern that the health care system would be overwhelmed by the epidemic. However, every study published subsequently has produced much lower cost estimates. As a result, many have concluded that treatment costs declined due to improved delivery of AIDS...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 499–541.
Published: 01 June 1994
...The Health Care Study Group This commentary is the joint product of a group of concerned scholars, many of them long associated with this journal. It assesses the debate over health care reform with the goal of minimizing the many myths and misunderstandings that exist. We address eight issues most...