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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...
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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 (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 (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 (1980) 4 (4): 619–641.
Published: 01 August 1980
...William J. Scanlon Nursing homes represent the fastest growing component of health care expenditures, over half of which come from public funds. This paper reviews research on nursing home utilization with regard to several policy issues concerning the subsidization of long-term care by Medicaid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 4 (4): 725–729.
Published: 01 August 1980
... and 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 581–583.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Debbie Ward Reviews Susan M. Reverby, Ordered to Care: The Dilemma of American Nursing, 1850- 1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987), 286 pp. My mother actually wanted to be a bacteriologist or a physician instead of a nurse, but in 1930 schools of hard science were...
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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 (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 (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...