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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (3): 543–585.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz In this case study, we describe and analyze the development and passage of California’s tobacco tax initiative, Proposition 99, the Tobacco Tax and Health Promotion Act of 1988. We gathered information from published reports, public documents, personal...
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Published: 01 February 2014
Figure B3 Core Policy-Making Network during Final Passage Stage, December 26 to March 25 Note : Estimated from the ego network surrounding the four categories of policy proposals (specific policies listed in table 1 ). The network diagram presents only the nodes with the strongest ties More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 417.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Given the long struggle to enact health care reform in the United States, the passage of such significant reform in 2010 — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) — has prompted many seasoned political analysts to consider these questions: What was different this time? How did...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (1): 73–109.
Published: 01 February 2020
... contribution and state political and demographic data. After exploratory analyses of 15 potential independent variables, we quantified effects of 4 factors (initiative year, voter turnout, population born before 1946, advocate funding advantage) on voter support and likelihood of passage. Findings: A small...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 611.
Published: 01 June 2011
... After the passage of the New Deal and the Great Society programs, the opposition engaged in debates about aspects of implementation but did not continue to fight about the passage of the legislation itself. This has not been the case with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 581–593.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Lawrence R. Jacobs; Suzanne Mettler Abstract The passage and initial implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were imperiled by partisan divisions, court challenges, and the quagmire of federalism. In the aftermath of Republican efforts to repeal the ACA, however, the law not only carries...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 169–189.
Published: 01 February 1990
...) laws. Political market models are developed and estimated to examine the passage of mandates and FOC laws among all fifty states from 1968 through 1983. Findings indicate that a number of groups influence whether these laws are passed, including psychologists and the state, which acts both in its own...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (4): 857–885.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Susan A. Goldberger This article analyzes the passage of an unprecedented state law, promising every resident access to affordable health insurance. The Massachusetts Health Security Act of 1988 was the product of a set of political and financial pressures that had been developing for nearly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (5): 945–980.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Laura A. Schmidt; James Wiley; Daniel Dohan; Denise Zabkiewicz; Laurie M. Jacobs; Stuart Henderson; Matthew Zivot Sharp declines in welfare rolls since the passage of welfare reform legislation have led many to label it a social policy success. Using data from prereform and postreform samples...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (2): 159–186.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Lawrence R. Jacobs The most significant health reform in American history was the passage of Medicare in 1965, but this was an accomplishment born of defeat. Medicare was designed and understood by its early promoters as an approach to health reform, not simply as a discrete program for a distinct...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (4): 719–737.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Charles B. Wright; Nathan L. Vanderford Abstract Following passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the United States, the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange, Kynect, began operating in Kentucky in October 2013. Kentucky expanded Medicaid eligibility in January 2014...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (4): 589–630.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Adrienne Hosek Abstract Context: A decade after passage, a majority of Americans now support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Republican efforts to repeal it outright have failed. This article investigates whether the policy itself, through its beneficiaries, changed public opinion and sowed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (4): 679–706.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Petra W. Rasmussen; Gerald F. Kominski Abstract When passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became the greatest piece of health care reform in the United States since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. In the 9 years since its passage, the law has ushered in a drastic decrease...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 173–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Simon F. Haeder Abstract Long before the establishment of Medicaid or the passage of the Affordable Care Act, California counties provided their poorest residents with access to comprehensive medical care. This article analyzes the creation and closure of public hospitals in the state of California...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 517–532.
Published: 01 August 2020
... passage of the legislation easier but implementation much more difficult. Ultimately, however, implementation was remarkably successful, achieving improvements in coverage consistent with the Congressional Budget Office's projections. References Bagley Nicholas , and Levy Helen . 2014...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 485–499.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Timothy Stoltzfus Jost; Katie Keith Abstract Despite its passage a decade ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains a politically divisive law. These political divisions have long been on display in Congress, in the White House, and in states. A long-standing stalemate in Congress—where...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 465–483.
Published: 01 August 2020
... that the law has reduced uninsurance and improved affordability of coverage and care for millions of Americans. Not everyone believed that the ACA would lead to positive outcomes, however. Critics raised numerous concerns in the years leading up to the law's passage and full implementation, including about its...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 693–707.
Published: 01 August 2020
... care rather than attempting a “big-bang” strategy of sweeping institutional change. Despite their relative modesty, each set of reforms encountered a highly conflictual and tortuous process of legislative passage. Subsequently, the reforms failed to gain broad public acceptance and were variously...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 617–632.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Colleen M. Grogan Abstract Medicaid's experience one decade after the passage of the Affordable Care Act represents extreme divergence across the American states in health care access and utilization, policy designs that either expand or restrict eligibility, and delivery model reforms. The past...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (3): 447–485.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ashley M. Fox; Nathan J. Blanchet Abstract In May 2011, a year after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Vermont became the first state to lay the groundwork for a single-payer health care system, known as Green Mountain Care. What can other states learn from the Vermont experience...