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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 407–422.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Michael Birnbaum Michael Birnbaum interviews Deborah Bachrach about her three-year tenure as director of the nation's largest Medicaid program. Bachrach, who served under Governors Spitzer and Paterson, had previously spent over a decade as a partner in a New York law firm, navigating and shaping...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 709–727.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Michael Birnbaum Michael Birnbaum interviews Donald Berwick shortly after his departure from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about the national health care landscape. Berwick discusses the strategic vision, policy levers, operational challenges, and political significance of federal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 401–415.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Michael Birnbaum Michael Birnbaum interviews Bruce C. Vladeck about the landscape for national health reform in 2009. Vladeck, who worked under President Clinton directing Medicare and Medicaid as administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration, discusses some of the challenges and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 417.
Published: 01 June 2011
... evolution of the public option in the larger politics of health reform. Federalism, as that ever-important institution in U.S. health care policy, has been no less important in shaping the passage of the ACA. Michael S. Sparer shows us how intergovernmental politics interacted with interest-group politics...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 475.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the promise of particular initiatives. Harold S. Luft considers the likelihood that accountable care organizations will take hold in the U.S. delivery system. Michael K. Gusmano examines the politics of cost-effectiveness research and its potential to improve care and control costs. Timothy Stoltzfus...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 921–922.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Michael S. Sparer © 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Editor’s Note Health care reform looms large as the nation gets ready to elect its forty- fourth president. While the plausible policy options depend largely on the election winner, the key...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Michael S. Sparer Duke University Press 2009 Editor’s Note There is a long-standing debate over the whether the states can or should take the lead in health care policy. Are state-based programs more accountable, more efficient, more responsive...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 5–35.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Colleen M. Grogan; Michael K. Gusmano Safety-net providers play a central role in the U.S. health care system because they provide the bulk of services to the poor and the uninsured. The health policy literature focuses a great deal on the capacity of these institutions to provide services and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 701–704.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Michael S. Sparer © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Editor’s Note The enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in March 2010 is without doubt an important milestone in the evolution of the U.S. health care system...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2004) 29 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Lynn A. Blewett; Margaret Brown Good; Kathleen Thiede Call; Michael Davern Because states have primary responsibility for the implementation of public health insurance programs, states need timely, good quality data to evaluate programs, monitor trends in the number and characteristics of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Michael S. Sparer © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Editor’s Note Political scientists have long acknowledged the gap between legislative enactment and program implementation. Turning promises into perfor- mance is difficult even in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 153–155.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Michael S. Sparer Duke University Press 2009 Editor’s Note Political scientists and policy analysts too rarely focus on the aftermath of legislative activity. What happens during the messy process of implemen- tation? Does the legislation have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 319–339.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Michael Lipsky; Marc A. Thibodeau In this paper we review the major outlines of domestic food programs, assess their adequacy, and recommend ways to improve the relationship between food programs and hunger relief. In the Food Stamp Program we treat problems of outreach, coverage and the adequacy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 627–646.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Roger Feldman; Michael A. Morrisey This study documents who health economists are, what they do, and what they think about professional and policy issues. Using primary data obtained through a mail survey of 518 health economists, we found that health economists are well trained by the standards of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 656–664.
Published: 01 June 1990
...J. Michael Woolley Stuart H. Altman, Charles Brecher, Mary G. Henderson, and Kenneth E. Thorpe, Competition and Compassion: Conflicting Roles for Public Hospitals (Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1989), 221 pp., $30.00. H. E. Freeh III, Health Care in America: The Political...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 815–831.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Michael D. Rosko The New Jersey all-payer prospective payment system compensates hospitals for charity care and bad debts. This study examines its impact on the provision of care to self-pay patients. Self-pay patients include two types of uninsured individuals: (1) patients who cannot afford to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 433–460.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael S. Sparer Nearly every state now encourages (or requires) its Medicaid beneficiaries to enroll in managed care. There is, however, extraordinary variation in every aspect of state managed care policy. In this article, I examine the managed care initiatives of two states, New York and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 543–585.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz In this case study, we describe and analyze the development and passage of California’s tobacco tax initiative, Proposition 99, the Tobacco Tax and Health Promotion Act of 1988. We gathered information from published reports, public documents, personal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 853–859.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Michael E. Whitcomb Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Commentary Physician Supply Policy: A Victim of Politics in the Era of Pork Michael E. Whitcomb...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 789–814.
Published: 01 June 1997
...Michael S. Sparer Nearly every state has enacted its own effort to change both the composition and the practice patterns of America’s medical workforce. At the same time, the health care marketplace is altering the nation’s medical workforce, encouraging more medical students to enter primary care...