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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 229–254.
Published: 01 April 1981
... group strength are employed: the percent of optometrists belonging to their state occupational associations, the ratio of optometrists to ophthalmologists and opticians, and whether or not the state optometric association employed a legislative lobbyist. The dependent variable, degree of regulation of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 73–84.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Mordachai Soroka; Robert D. Newcomb Eye care services are largely provided by two professional groups–optometrists and ophthalmologists. Professional rivalry between the two exists mainly because both are in direct competition for patients with routine diagnostic and treatment needs. With the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1982) 7 (2): 460–487.
Published: 01 April 1982
... competition policy would require removal of supply-side restraints on health providers. Based on evidence about the evolution of restraints on physicians, dentists, and optometrists in one state, this article speculates on the political feasibility of removing supply-side restraints and thereby implementing a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 667–685.
Published: 01 June 1982
...) has attempted to remove restrictions on advertising by pharmacists, optometrists, dentists, and physicians, and is investigating employment and practice-location restraints in optometry and dentistry. The investigation of dentistry includes scrutiny of restrictions on employment of dentists...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 746–748.
Published: 01 June 1982
... the delivery of health care services. James Begun contributes to this literature by studying the influence of professions on the price and quality of health services. Specifically, he focuses on the market for optometrists’ services, using data derived from a national sample survey of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 6–8.
Published: 01 February 1981
...-based exclusions of reimbursement to potential providers. Soroka and Newcomb examine the rivalry between optometrists and ophthalmologists. From the optometrists’ perspective, the issue is not only the general narrowness of Medicare coverage for elderly eye care, but also optometrists’ (and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 291–308.
Published: 01 April 1980
... statutory composi- tion of that state’s optometry licensing board. Kachian, an optometrist charged with violating the board’s established rules relating to eye exami- nations, claimed that since all members of the board were required to be practicing optometrists, “any...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 361–364.
Published: 01 April 1981
... optometrists ought to be reimbursed. . . . You get all the chiropractors charging on Washington for legislative meetings every six weeks trying to demonstrate that they are legitimate medical professionals and that they ought to be included in the standard benefit plan. And then, of course, you get...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 February 1984
... osteopathic graduates in the 1970s. Occupational conflict has become a major reality in the health care field. Optometrists and ophthalmologists, denturists and dentists, dental hygienists and dentists, nurse practitioners and physicians, psychologists and psychiatrists, all conflict...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
... therapists, optometrists, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, occupational therapists, long-term care facilities, home health pro- viders, hospices, and licensed ambulatory surgery centers. Marsteller et al. s Selective Contracting...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 30–47.
Published: 01 February 1979
... Balance It may be that NHPs eventually will replace general practice physi- cians, or create a separate rung in the hierarchy of health care providers, or carve out a distinct set of NHP services in primary care. Such a practice context would be analogous at law to that of optometrists...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 307–317.
Published: 01 April 2002
... accreditation of private institutions and the privileging and credentialing of medical staff. In the United States, as in Canada, the debate over exclusive scopes of practice involves task recognition. Battles between physician specialists and optometrists, pharmacists, and nurse anesthetists over the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 318–321.
Published: 01 April 2002
... credentialing of medical staff. In the United States, as in Canada, the debate over exclusive scopes of practice involves task recognition. Battles between physician specialists and optometrists, pharmacists, and nurse anesthetists over the prescrib- ing and administering of controlled substances are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 321–325.
Published: 01 April 2002
... States, as in Canada, the debate over exclusive scopes of practice involves task recognition. Battles between physician specialists and optometrists, pharmacists, and nurse anesthetists over the prescrib- ing and administering of controlled substances are common. But scope- of-practice regulations by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 325–328.
Published: 01 April 2002
... credentialing of medical staff. In the United States, as in Canada, the debate over exclusive scopes of practice involves task recognition. Battles between physician specialists and optometrists, pharmacists, and nurse anesthetists over the prescrib- ing and administering of controlled substances are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1985) 10 (2): 329–345.
Published: 01 April 1985
... advertising exi~tedIn a related study, Feldman and Begun found for a large national sample that bans on adver- tising by opticians and optometrists raise the price of eye examinations by 5 to 10 percent. 52 The Federal Trade Commission recently provided strong confirmation for these results...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1984) 9 (1): 184–187.
Published: 01 February 1984
... doubling of the number of osteopathic graduates in the 1970s. Occupational conflict has become a major reality in the health care field. Optometrists and ophthalmologists, denturists and dentists, dental hygienists and dentists, nurse practitioners and physicians, psychologists and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 925–938.
Published: 01 October 2001
... principally as barriers to NPCs, such as chiropractors, optometrists, psychologists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives, and, following Arrow’s publication, to newer disciplines, including nurse prac- titioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and acupuncturists (Cooper...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1137–1144.
Published: 01 October 1999
... Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law that approach, fearing that it would destroy the basic tenets of managed care, many did adopt laws requiring plans to provide direct access to spe- cific types of providers (e.g., chiropractors, acupuncturists, optometrists, and dermatologists). The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 739–751.
Published: 01 August 1982
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