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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Carol A. Boyer; Bradford H. Gray Abstract David Mechanic has been a pioneering leader in the social and behavioral sciences of health, health services, and health and mental health policy for more than fifty years. One of David's most distinctive qualities has been his vision in identifying trends...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 847–863.
Published: 01 August 2016
...—sometimes trespassing into shibboleth and jargon. This etymological journey has co-evolved with the career of David Mechanic to whom this issue of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law is devoted. We exploit a provocative metaphor applied to Mechanic's work on the challenges facing medicine as a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 615–652.
Published: 01 June 1995
... successful in slowing the reform by frustrating the development of a prospective, risk-adjusted payment mechanism. The resistance of corporatist organizations to the 1974 and 1987 reforms provoked a largely unplanned process of creeping etati-zation. Paradoxically, the present market-oriented reforms...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1998) 23 (3): 423–454.
Published: 01 June 1998
... study, this article examines whether program impacts change if different grant mechanisms are employed. Findings from a pooled time series analysis of state family planning expenditures show that categorical funding (here, title X of the Public Health Service Act) is the most cost effective in producing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 June 1979
... Mechanisms, Muddles, and Mires James Warner Bjorkman, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Christa Alienstetter, International Institute of Management-Berlin Absfract. This paper presents a critical evaluation of several theories of account- ability and their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1998) 23 (5): 861–864.
Published: 01 October 1998
...Timothy Stoltzfus Jost Mark A. Hall. Making Medical Spending Decisions: The Law, Ethics, and Economics of Rationing Mechanisms. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 300 pp. $35.00 cloth. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998...
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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 2009) 34 (4): 593–615.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . Geneva: WHO. Single Payer as a Financing Mechanism Sherry Glied Columbia University Abstract  This article uses Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop- ment (OECD...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1991) 16 (3): 485–498.
Published: 01 June 1991
...David Mechanic In recent years a substantial literature has emerged on the alleged deprofessionalization and proletarianization of physicians. The contention is that corporatization is transforming the practice of medicine, divesting physicians of control over many features of their work...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 661–686.
Published: 01 August 1998
...David Mechanic Trust, the expectation that institutions and professionals will act in one’s interests, contributes to the effectiveness of medical care. With the rapid privatization of medical care and the growth of managed care, trust may be diminished. Five important aspects of trust are examined...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1107–1114.
Published: 01 October 1999
...David Mechanic Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References Blendon , R. J. , M. Brodie, J. M. Benson, D. Altman, L. Levitt, T. Hoff, and L. Hugick. 1998 . Understanding the Managed Care Backlash. Health Affairs 17 ( 4 ): 80 -94. Boyd , E. A. , L. C. Kleinman...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 1994
...David Mechanic Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 David Mechanic Rutgers University The initial Clinton health care reform proposal for the mental health/ substance abuse (MHISA...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 527–531.
Published: 01 June 2011
...David Mechanic © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 References Bao Y. Sturm R. . 2004 . The Effects of State Mental Health Parity Legislation on Perceived Quality of Insurance Coverage, Perceived Access to Care, and Use of Mental Health Specialty Care . Health Services...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 901–917.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Karen Hacker; Palmira Santos; Douglas Thompson; Somava S. Stout; Adriana Bearse; Robert E. Mechanic Abstract Although safety net providers will benefit from health insurance expansions under the Affordable Care Act, they also face significant challenges in the postreform environment. Some have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 515–520.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David Mechanic; Margaret Marsh; Allan V. Horwitz Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Gerald N. Grob, a dear friend, colleague, and scholar, the Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine (Emeritus), and a founding member of the Rutgers University Institute for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 743–762.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Robert E. Mechanic Abstract Policy makers and private health plans are expanding their efforts to implement new payment models that will encourage providers to improve quality and deliver health care more efficiently. Over the past five years, payment reforms have progressed faster in Massachusetts...
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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 April 1981) 6 (2): 188–204.
Published: 01 April 1981
... prescriptions for possible change. It suggests that current attempts to restrain spending through planning mechanisms will fail unless there are matching financial mechanisms of control, and unless ways are devised of overcoming the resistance of the constituencies for the status quo. Copyright © 1981 by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2010
... argue that the specific health care system type is an essential contributor to these changes. We highlight that health care systems tend to feature specific, type-related deficiencies, which cannot be solved by routine mechanisms. As a consequence, non-system-specific elements and innovative policies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 517–538.
Published: 01 August 2010
... growing autonomy for certain nonstate and parastate actors, it does not follow that the mechanism at work is a “neoliberal convergence.” Rather, the translation into diverse national settings of quasi-market mechanisms is accompanied by a reassertion of regulatory authority and strengthening of statist...