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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 this...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 7893579.
Published: 15 October 2019
... 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) of...
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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 a...
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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 (1977) 2 (3): 319-334.
Published: 01 June 1977
... commissioner; the anticipated passage of national health insurance; and the increased competition from commercial insurance carriers, specialty health care data and management firms and state governments. In concluding, the question is raised whether society should invest further in the future of Blue Cross, a...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (6): 917-933.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Understanding the dynamics of public opinion over time is especially helpful in tracking the political effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 as it moves from the debate over its passage to its implementation and operation. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 References...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (1): 5-36.
Published: 01 February 2012
... health to enter the field and challenging more traditional actors to galvanize themselves and compete for this newly attractive policy terrain. We use the occasion of the passage of a public health law in 2004, labeled by its proponents as the “first” public health law in one hundred years, to show how...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (6): 1097-1103.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Mollyann Brodie; Claudia Deane; Sarah Cho One year after passage, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains a divisive topic. Most publicly released polls on the law have focused on the views of Americans as a whole. But with much of the responsibility of implementation lying...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (2): 142-154.
Published: 01 April 1979
...Jerome L. Schwartz The passage of Proposition 13 in California resulted in a reduction of funds available to support local programs. It is important to assess what is happening in California and to communicate that information to the rest of the nation. Background is presented on the origins of...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (1): 5-28.
Published: 01 February 2010
... implement these counterproductive policies. We note the importance of the policy's symbolic framing—that is, as establishing sanctions against illegal immigration—in congressional passage during a period of rising nativism in Congress and the nation. The regulatory actions reflected the ideological...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (2): 299-328.
Published: 01 April 1992
...Robert T. Nakamura; Thomas W. Church; Phillip J. Cooper We use the passage and implementation of the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 (MWTA) to explore the implications of health and environmental policies that are formulated in the context of events defined politically as a crisis. Building on...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (2): 329-352.
Published: 01 April 1992
...Bruce E. Samuels; Michael Evans Begay; Anna Russo Hazan; Stanton A. Glantz The campaign for passage and implementation of Pittsburgh's Smoking Control Ordinance in 1987 illustrates the role controversy plays in tobacco control. Proponents of the ordinance sought at first to keep it noncontroversial...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 315-338.
Published: 01 April 1997
... proreform coalition like that of Truman’s day has yet to emerge, while a new and fiercely conservative corps of Republicans is championingcoherent programmatic alternatives based on antigovernment premises. Although passage of the Kassebaum-Kennedy health insurance reform bill in 1996 unleashed a wave of...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (4): 909-932.
Published: 01 August 1995
...David Chinitz After decades of attempts, Israel has enacted a national health insurance law and begun to substantially change its health care system. I explore the conditions that enabled final passage of the law in light of theories of nonincremental change in pluralist policy systems. I also...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (1): 167-195.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Erika Franklin Fowler; Laura M. Baum; Colleen L. Barry; Jeff Niederdeppe; Sarah E. Gollust Abstract Public opinion about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been polarized since the law's passage. Past research suggests these conditions would make any media influence on the public limited at best...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2013) 38 (5): 1023-1050.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Lawrence R. Jacobs; Timothy Callaghan Abstract After the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in March 2010 and the affirmation of its constitutionality by the Supreme Court in 2012, key decisions about the implementation of health care reform are now in the hands of states...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 139-170.
Published: 01 February 2014
... provided substantial support to strengthen its role in US health care. While CER has generally captured bipartisan support, detractors have raised concerns that it will be used to ration services and heighten government control over health care. Such concerns almost derailed the initiative during passage...