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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 (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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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 (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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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 (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 (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 4 (4): 725-729.
Published: 01 August 1980
... should not be interpreted as representing the position of The Urban Institute or its sponsors. Washington Report The Shortage of Nursing Home Beds Judith Feder and WiUiam Scanlon* After years of decrying excess, policymakers have turned their...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (1): 40-48.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Janice M. Caldwell; Marshall B. Kapp Using as their point of departure the proposed nursing home standards recently published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the authors discuss the dilemma of regulating for human rights. Provisions considered for inclusion in the regulations...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (4): 683-702.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Michael D. Rosko; Robert W. Broyles; William E. Aaronson This article evaluates the potential efficacy of implementing a prospective payment system based on case mix in the nursing home industry. The analysis of structural differences between the nursing home and hospital industries suggests that...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 341-360.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Christine E. Bishop The competitive model may fit the nursing home sector better than it fits other health care markets, but Medicaid subsidies and regulation have not allowed the market to work freely, and nursing home insurance may cause further divergence from a competitive ideal. Incentives for...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 581-583.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Debbie Ward Susan M. Reverby, Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing, 1850–1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987), 286 pp. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 Reviews Susan M. Reverby, Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing, 1850- 1945...
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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 (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 (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...