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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 366–386.
Published: 01 April 1983
...Avi Yacar Ellencweig This paper describes the current situation of health care services in Israel. Major problems are discussed and analyzed in terms of the dualism of the main health organizations (the Ministry of Health and the General Sickness Fund), the multiplicity and discontinuity of health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1413–1420.
Published: 01 December 1999
... . Rijswijk: Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport. Amsterdam. 23–25 February. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). 1992 . The Reform of Health Care: A Comparative Analysis of Seven OECD Countries. Paris: OECD. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2003) 28 (4): 747–755.
Published: 01 August 2003
... report at the Four Country Conference 1995, Amsterdam. The Hague: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports. Marmor, Theodore. 1995 . The Politics of Medical Care Reform in Mature Welfare States: Fact, Fiction and Faction . Conference report at the Four Country Conference 1995, Amsterdam. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1001–1022.
Published: 01 December 2002
... influenced its health care in several ways. It changed the health care system and its financing (by introducing a Bismarckian style of social insurance). It then redistributed power from the Ministry of Health to several stakeholders. A major change occurred in the labor market in health care when the flow...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Morris L. Barer This paper traces the development of British Columbia's controversial Bill 41, which empowers that province's Ministry of Health to restrict the issuance of billing numbers entitling physicians to seek payment from the provincial medical services plan. The bill and its predecessors...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 April 2000
... ways to avoid commercialization of medicine. Instead, they create physicians' conflicts and fuel patient overuse of services. Japan's Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) has responded by introducing per-diem payment, thereby creating incentives to decrease services in ways similar to those of American...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 595–614.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the Ministry of Health from the direct provision of services such as mental health and long-term care. This article explores how punctuated equilibrium and path dependency coexist in the Israeli case. In doing so, it examines the relevance of concepts provided by various theories of social and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 221–249.
Published: 01 April 1979
...John H. Noble, Jr. This paper sets forth a model for examining the relationships between fourteen policy and politicoeconomic variables, and the social benefits and costs of rehabilitation. Based on discussions in early 1977 with scholars, ministry officials, trade unionists, and politicians in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1129–1149.
Published: 01 December 2006
... opposed by the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare and the Japan Medical Association, who strongly objected on the grounds of safety and equity. The compromise reached by the two ministers in charge led to a clarification of the services that are to be covered and of the process for extending coverage...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 361–380.
Published: 01 June 2009
... ministry's decision to target the reductions on chronic care units. Providers quickly adapted to the new payment system mainly by reclassifying their patients to higher medical acuity groups. Some hospitals reported high prevalence rates of urinary tract infections and pressure ulcers. The government...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 925–930.
Published: 01 October 2000
... . London: Macmillan. English, S. W. 1998 . Hospital Services Plan: Securing Better Hospital Services into the Future . Wellington: Ministry of Health. Krieble, T., and L. Middleton. 1997 . Health Futures: 2020 Visions . Wellington: Institute of Policy Studies. Labour Party. 1999 . Focus on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1978) 3 (2): 155–162.
Published: 01 April 1978
..., with the objectives of efficiency and effective- ness, meant that at the top all health services would come under the direction of a single Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Thus, unlike This paper was presented at the American Public Health Association, Annual Convention, Washington...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 935–954.
Published: 01 December 2012
... campaign to create independent public health institutes (Binder, Adigun, and Greenspan 2008; Binder et al. 2008). These conform to our definition of an agency: an autonomous, professional organization respon- sible to government, but not directly within health ministries, that con- centrates...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 709–726.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Medical Savings Accounts in Singapore. Health Affairs 14 : 267 -269. Ministerial Committee on Health Policies, Republic of Singapore. 1993 . Affordable Health Care: A White Paper . Singapore: Ministry of Health. Ministry of Health, Republic of Singapore 1995 . Traditional Chinese Medicine: The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1065–1100.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Alessandra Lo Scalz, Letizia Orzella, Americo Cicchetti, and Silvia Profili. 2001 . Italy: Health Care Systems in Transition . Copenhagen: European Observatory on Health Care Systems. English, B. 1998 . Hospital Services Plan: Securing Better Hospital Services into the Future . Wellington: Ministry of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 463–479.
Published: 01 June 1983
... with little coordination. The Ministry of Health is responsible for preventive medicine and provides for public and mental health services. On the neighborhood level, it operates free mother-child centers where nurses give preventive care to newborn babies and expectant mothers. Curative health...
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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 2006) 31 (1): 71–92.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Ten County Intervention Studies . Paper presented at the International Seminar on Rural Health Care Financing, held by UNICEF and the Chinese Ministry of Health, Beijing, December 11–13. Jamison, D. T. 1984 . China: The Health Sector . Washington, DC: World Bank. Lawrence, S. V. 2002 . The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 1980
... nearly one-half of their time making home visits-and rural health stations (punkts) staffed by paramedical workers (feldshers), nurses and mid- wives. The administration of the Soviet health system closely parallels that of the central and local government (see Figure 1). The Ministry...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1027–1064.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 2002 : 7 . Oslo: HERO. Pollitt, C. 2002 . Ministries and Agencies: Performance Management or Poor Parenting? Discussion paper for NOB 2002. Rotterdam: Erasmus University. ———. 2005 . Ministries and Agencies: Steering, Meddling, Neglect, and Dependency. In Challenges to State Capacity...