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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 686–701.
Published: 01 August 1984
... Carter Administration and its political party, as well as states with large Medicaid expenditures. The effect of political contributions from MEDPACs is evaluated, and the relative importance of various factors affecting the vote's outcome is analyzed. Copyright © 1984 by the Dept. of Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 897–903.
Published: 01 August 2015
... studying ways to improve the Medicare shared savings model (McClellan et al. 2014 ) and to coordinate Medicare payment policies involving ACOs, Medicare Advantage plans, and fee-for-service payment (MedPAC 2014 ). Owing to the siloed regulatory regimes governing public and private payment systems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1025–1040.
Published: 01 December 2018
... for half of participating providers. As more physicians are subject to performance penalties, the politics of MACRA could shift and demands for MIPS reform could intensify (MedPAC 2017c ). However, CMS's sympathetic treatment of small and rural practices via exemptions could reduce the ability of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 157–179.
Published: 01 April 2009
.../Hearings/02142002hearing488/Russell829.htm . ____. 2007. Press Release: Surgeons Respond to MedPAC Reports, Propose Solution to Medicare Physician Payment Problem. www.facs.org/news/medpacresponse.html (accessed March 28, 2008). Barer, M. L., R. G. Evans, and R. J. Labelle. 1988 . Fee Controls as...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 793–795.
Published: 01 October 2018
... percent, and in others it is over 100 percent; the national average is close to 50 percent (MedPAC 2017 ). The important question is, why are private insurers willing to pay such higher prices for similar goods and services? One commonly offered explanation is cost shifting. However, this argument...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 733–738.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Reform Conference , 30-31 March. Beijing: Ministry of Health. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). 2000 . Report to Congress: Medical Savings Accounts and the Medicare Program . Washington, DC: MedPAC. Ministerial Committee on Health Policies, Republic of Singapore. 1993 . Affordable...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Hospital Closures: A Nested Logit Analysis of the Demand for Rural Hospital Services. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 81 : 686 -691. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). 1998 . Report to Congress: Medicare Payment Policy . Washington, DC: MedPAC. ____. 2000 . Report to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2007) 32 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2007
...: Examining the Costs for Two Populations. Washington, DC: AARP Public Policy Institute. assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/health/9804_buy-in.pdf . Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). 2003. Medicare+Choice Payment Policy. Transcript of MedPAC session, December 4. www.medpac.gov/public_meetings...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 455–482.
Published: 01 June 2018
... uniquely strong example. 7 More frequently, individual policy makers choose to take advice from some sources and not from others. The question then is what validates the influential advisers. One answer is familiarity that builds credibility. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) appears...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 2002 ). The number of licensed hospice providers further increased from 2,255 in 2000 to 3,720 in 2012, with the majority of that growth being among for-profit providers (MedPAC 2012 ). The proportion of Medicare hospice beneficiaries cared for by for-profit hospices in large, corporately owned and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 890–894.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Chronic Illness, the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care 2006 . Hanover, NH: Dartmouth Medical School. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC). 2007 . Report to the Congress: Medicare Payment Policy . Washington, DC: MEDPAC. Books James H...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1127–1135.
Published: 01 October 1999
... Affairs 17 ( 3 ): 238 -247. Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC). 1998 . Health Care Spending and the Medicare Program: A Data Book. Washington, DC: MedPAC, July. Miller , R. H. , and H. S. Luft. 1997 . Does Managed Care Lead to Better or Worse Quality of Care? Health Affairs 16...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
... reform. This article questions the consensus that FFS must go. If the fees are too high, then someone (Medicare, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission [MedPAC], or, more precisely, politicians) needs to “bite the bullet” and reduce fees in key areas. Hoping to control overspending by investment in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 775–790.
Published: 01 August 2011
.../ActuarialStudies/downloads/PhysicianResponse.pdf . Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) . 2008 . Healthcare Spending and the Medicare Program . March . Washington, DC : MedPAC . ———. 2009 . Report to the Congress: Measuring Regional Variation in Service Use . December . Washington, DC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 679–695.
Published: 01 August 2012
... State Hospital Rate Setting . Health Affairs 16 ( 1 ): 142 – 149 . Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) . 2008 . Healthcare Spending and the Medicare Program . March . Washington, DC : MedPAC . ———. 2011 . Report to the Congress: Medicare Payment Policy . March...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 333–339.
Published: 01 April 2019
... providing each service” (MedPAC 2017 : 1). When Congress adopted the Resource Based Relative Value Scale payment system in 1989, which built on a framework developed by Harvard economist William Hsaio, it was seen as a way to base fees on objective measures of services' costs and complexity, as well as a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 887–889.
Published: 01 October 2007
... be reclassified to capture a better wage index. Disproportionate share payments, which were conceived as payments for the higher oper- ating costs of inner-city hospitals, are, according to the latest Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC 2007: 72) report, distributed to more than 81...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 711–744.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC 2011 ) demonstrate that average commercial insurance rates are about 25 percent higher than Medicare fee schedule rates for physicians and 40 percent higher than diagnosis-related group rates for hospitals. Providers typically assert that they must receive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 467–482.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC 2013 ) offered up competitively determined plan contributions , which have the advantage of being new and therefore having no baggage, though it is unlikely to be understood by many outside the health policy community. However, the term du jour is competitive bidding...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 483–510.
Published: 01 June 2018
... (Prospective Payment Assessment Commission), and then the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), which merged its two predecessors (Oliver 1993 ). Those commissions reflected a broader pattern of Congress equipping itself with resources and expertise, including the Congressional Budget Office (CBO...