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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 617–634.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Suzanne B. Cashman; Frances Kathleen Lopez Bushnell; Hugh S. Fulmer The American Public Health Association defines public health nursing as the“practice of promoting and protecting the health of populations using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences.” In 1993,celebrating the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Andrew K. Dolan Several recent legal developments have been analyzed which call into question the appropriateness of state nursing associations as collective bargaining agents for working nurses. A federal case ruled that because some state nursing associations are dominated by supervisors, they...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
.... The model assigned approximately 75 percent of the program’s clients to a category with traits that were determined to resemble nursing home residents’ traits. A similar methodology was used to estimate lengths of nursing home stays. Lengths of stay by the program’s nursing home patients were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
...David Barton Smith; Zhanlian Feng; Mary L. Fennell; Jacqueline Zinn; Vincent Mor While nursing homes were insulated from civil-rights enforcement at the time of the implementation of the Medicare program and lagged behind other parts of the health sector in providing comparable access to minorities...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2016) 41 (5): 939–968.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Ae-Sook Kim Abstract Previous studies have documented that market conditions affect nursing home performance; however, the evidence is inconsistent and conflicting. This study introduces three groups of county market conditions and a peer effect variable, and tests their impacts on the Nursing Home...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 781–809.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Charlene Harrington; Julie Stockton; Sarah Hooper Abstract This article examines the effects of state regulation and civil class action litigation on corporate compliance with nurse staffing and quality standards, corporate strategies to manage staffing and quality, and corporate financial status...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 349–361.
Published: 01 June 1977
...Richard C. McKibbin This paper seeks to determine the extent to which the Nursing Student Loan program (NSL) has accomplished its primary objectives of increasing the supply and effecting a more equitable geographic distribution of nurses. The history and provisions of the program are discussed and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 508–530.
Published: 01 August 1978
...Andrew K. Dolan In 1974 the New York State Nurses Association passed a resolution requiring the bachelors in nursing degree as a condition for Registered Nurse licensure by the year 1985. This paper critically examines the rationale of this proposal as set out by the Association and other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 469–512.
Published: 01 June 2012
... other 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...