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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 February 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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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 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 to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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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 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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 by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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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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 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...