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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (3): 447–469.
Published: 01 June 1980
...Dorothy Robyn; Jack Hadley This article considers a number of issues which might arise in formulating policy for new health occupations. Its particular focus is on nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants and their treatment under potential national health insurance arrangements...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 444–462.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Sara Wriston This article addresses problems related to nurse practitioner reimbursement and the Rural Health Clinic Services Act of 1977. An overview of payor policies prior to the passage of P.L. 95-210 is presented, followed by a discussion of some of the difficulties in implementing the statute...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 867–871.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Sally S. Cohen Suzanne Gordon. Nursing against the Odds: How Health Care Cost Cutting, Media Stereotypes, and Medical Hubris Undermine Nurses and Patient Care. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. 489 pp. $29.95 cloth. Duke University Press 2006 Buresh, B., S. Gordon, M. E...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (6): 899–930.
Published: 01 December 2009
...; those revenues are then used to pay for services rendered to Medicaid recipients, thereby leveraging federal matching dollars without concomitant increases in state expenditures. The number of states adopting a nursing home tax increased from thirteen to thirty-one between 2000 and 2004. This study...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (4): 709–717.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Lucie Michel Abstract This article showcases the realities and challenges of teamwork in American hospitals based on the in situ comparison with France. Drawing on observation of nurse-physician interactions in hospitals in the two nations, this article highlights a troubling conflict between...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (1): 93–135.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Edward Alan Miller; Vincent Mor; David C. Grabowski; Pedro L. Gozalo There is great variability in how much nursing home providers are paid for a day of care for a Medicaid recipient, how the payment level is set, and what mechanisms are used to reimburse facilities. Given the absence of recent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (1): 127–133.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Mike Koetting Two recent books about how hospitals are organized illustrate the essential tension over a fundamental dynamic of society. Safety in Numbers argues that an indispensible element of hospital patient safety is mandated nurse-to-patient ratios and that those will be achieved only when...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 773–810.
Published: 01 August 2006
... strategy for nursing homes. Designed to empower consumers to make informed choices and to stimulate provider competition on quality, nursing home public reporting began in 1998 with the Nursing Home Compare Web site and has received greater emphasis in the 2002 Nursing Home Quality Initiative, both...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 689–691.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Stanley J. Reiser Margarete Sandelowski. Devices and Desires: Gender, Technology, and American Nursing . Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,2000. 322 pp. $45 cloth; $19.95 paper. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (1): 11–42.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Jennifer L. Troyer; Herbert G. Thompson, Jr. Government reports indicate that regulations have been ineffective in improving quality of care in many nursing homes. Some analysts feel that litigation against nursing homes may be the result of quality problems that are monitored during the inspection...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (1): 43–74.
Published: 01 February 2004
.... State survey activities for nursing facilities were reviewed and the number and types of intermediate sanctions issued by states in l999 were reported, along with barriers to the use of such sanctions. Using five selected enforcement measures to create a summary score, states were classified...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 June 1989
...Judith Feder; William Scanlon Even before Medicare adopted case-based payments for hospitals, some state Medicaid programs employed case-mix payment systems for nursing home care. Their purpose was less to promote cost containment than to improve access to nursing homes for the most costly patients...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 797–816.
Published: 01 August 1989
...John A. Nyman; Cynthia R. Geyer It has been assumed that the best policy for promoting quality of life in nursing homes is direct regulation. In this paper it is argued that if our experience in regulating quality of care is any indication, we may not possess the political will to successfully...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Denise A. Spence; Joshua M. Wiener Although it is commonly thought that a very high proportion of private-pay nursing home patients become eligible for Medicaid during their stay, few national studies have been conducted to determine the extent of Medicaid “spend-down.” The discharged resident...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 June 1991
...Heidi Boerstler; Tom Carlough; Robert E. Schlenker The way in which states reimburse for nursing home capital costs can create incentives for nursing home owners to use the home primarily as a vehicle for real estate speculation, with potentially adverse consequences for patient care. In order...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 647–667.
Published: 01 August 1985
...John Holahan The paper uses data from nursing-home cost reports to analyze the effectiveness of different approaches to nursing-home reimbursement. Our research has produced considerable evidence on the effect of states' efforts to reduce the rate of increase in nursing-home costs. First, homes...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (3): 445–461.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Robert E. Schlenker Nursing home care is growing in importance as the population ages and as Medicare's prospective payment system encourages earlier discharges from acute care settings to nursing homes. Nursing home reimbursement policy is primarily a Medicaid issue, since Medicaid pays for about...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Jacqueline S. Zinn This article identifies factors influencing the degree of competition in the nursing home market. Using data obtained from the 1987 Medicare and Medicaid Automated Certification Survey, the relationship between competition and structural and process measures of quality...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1994) 19 (3): 597–631.
Published: 01 June 1994
...Lois Friss As early as 1915, leaders in the nursing profession were concerned with the “image problem of nurses,” which they saw as needing improvement. Since then, countless studies, reports, and commissions have attempted to explain and solve perceived shortages of registered nurses, which have...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (3): 469–512.
Published: 01 June 2012
... economic and political factors, is associated with adopting wage pass-through (WPT) policies, which direct a portion of Medicaid reimbursement or its increase toward nursing home staff in an effort to reduce staff turnover, thereby increasing efficiency and the quality of care provided. Contrary...