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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 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 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 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 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 1991) 16 (1): 135–156.
Published: 01 February 1991
..., should result in more accidents and deaths. We used data from fifty states and the District of Columbia from 1976–1980, representing 255 observations. (No prior study has as many observations or controls for as many covariates.) Using econometric models of the data, we present evidence for two of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2008) 33 (2): 249–279.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Edward Alan Miller; Vincent Mor Government oversight of long-term care involves inspections of patients' records, limited observations of patients and care practices, reviews of policies and procedures, and distribution of publicly available information. Although many providers bemoan the stifling...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 483–510.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Jonathan Oberlander; Steven B. Spivack Abstract Enacted as part of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) was hailed by many analysts as a major innovation in US health policy making and cost control. The board promised to put a brake on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 991–1012.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Robert E. Goodin Abstract The demanding and giving of reasons for their actions are core business for public policy makers in a democracy. But there are many different reasons for asking why questions, and correspondingly many different responses that might count as adequate answers. Seven...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1173–1181.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Heather Howard; Chad Shearer Abstract Many states have worked tirelessly over the past two years to develop health insurance exchanges and prepare for the expansion of their Medicaid programs in order to meet the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Programs to expand...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 711–744.
Published: 01 August 2015
... leverage. But consolidation may be the wrong frame for viewing the problem of high and highly variable prices; many “must-have” hospitals achieve their pricing power from sources other than consolidation, for example, reputation. Further, the frame of consolidation leads to unrealistic expectations for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1979) 3 (4): 555–567.
Published: 01 August 1979
...William G. Weissert America's long-term care system has been widely criticized for many shortcomings. It relies too heavily upon institutional services, it is too costly, it forces inappropriate levels of care upon patients by offering too few options, in too many instances it offers inferior...
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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 June 2011) 36 (3): 417.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Given the long struggle to enact health care reform in the United States, the passage of such significant reform in 2010 — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) — has prompted many seasoned political analysts to consider these questions: What was different this time? How did this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 421–442.
Published: 01 June 2003
...David Mechanic Despite renewed interest in population health concerns, elevation of this field in policy considerations faces many challenges. At present there is much concern about disparities and meeting improved population health objectives,but interest waxes and wanes with scientific...
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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 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 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...