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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 675–690.
Published: 01 August 1980
... institutional and individual. The article surveys these developments in terms of their implications for mounting antitrust attacks against the domination of nonphysician health care providers by physicians and other sectors of the health care industry. Three specific practices are discussed in light of their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2005) 30 (4): 719–750.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Helene Levens Lipton; Jonathan D. Agnew; Marilyn R. Stebbins; Angela Kuo; R. Adams Dudley As drug costs rose in the 1990s, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) began transferring risk for prescription drug expenditures to physician groups. With principal-agent theory as a framework for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 February 1995
...David C. Colby; Thomas Rice; Jill Bernstein; Lyle Nelson Medicare's experience with balance billing provides valuable lessons for policy making for national or state health care reform. Medicare developed several policies to encourage physicians to become participating providers who accept Medicare...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 569–585.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Lawrence P. Casalino This article examines Federal Trade Commission (FTC) policy—in particular, the agency's controversial 1996 statements on clinical integration—toward joint negotiations for nonrisk contracts with health plans by physicians organized into independent practice associations (IPAs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 1025–1040.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Steven B. Spivack; Miriam J. Laugesen; Jonathan Oberlander Abstract Organized medicine long yearned for the demise of Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula for updating physician fees. Congress finally obliged in 2015, repealing the SGR as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2017
... patient and physician autonomy in decision making, setting health care boundaries, and the tensions among competing social values. Generally, participants resisted interference with the patient-physician relationship and believed strongly in the freedom of patient and physician to control individual...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 595–609.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Jon R. Gabel; Thomas H. Rice The purpose of this paper is to examine how physicians respond to changes in payment levels from government insurers. Our analysis focuses on two issues: controlling overall program expenditures, and assuring full access to care for program clients. We review evidence...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Marc T. Law; Zeynep K. Hansen This article investigates the relationship between the characteristics of medical licensing boards and the frequency with which boards discipline physicians. Specifically, we take advantage of variation in the structure of medical licensing boards between 1993 and 2003...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 819–842.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Mitesh S. Patel; Michael E. Chernew Physician organizations, policy makers, and patient advocates have expressed concern that health plans have contractually limited the freedom of physicians to communicate with their patients. In response, many states have adopted gag laws that limit the ability...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 867–885.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Darren Grant; Kelly C. Alfred This article descriptively assesses how physicians are disciplined by state medical boards throughout the United States, drawing on a nationwide database of sanctions delivered during the period 1994-2002. We identify the frequency and severity of disciplinary actions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 June 1989
...Gerard Wedig; Janet B. Mitchell; Jerry Cromwell Recently, budget-conscious policymakers have shifted their attention to the physician services market and have begun to consider a wide variety of price regulatory schemes for moderating expenditures in this market. In a recent article in this journal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 977–1002.
Published: 01 December 2003
... physician-assisted suicide(PAS) legislation. In-depth, qualitative interviews with forty-five physically disabled residents of the San Francisco Bay Area, conducted by others with disabilities, revealed a wide breadth of opinions about and attitudes toward such legislation. For close to half of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 48–78.
Published: 01 February 1977
... Blue Shield plan as a model of insurer conduct and to a simultaneous boycott by physicians of the hospital associations as long as they persisted in questioning doctors' practices. Some modern parallels are noted, and the advantages of fostering privately sponsored cost-control efforts are suggested...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 171–208.
Published: 01 February 2014
... potential source of public support: Americans' trust in physicians as faithful agents of patient interests. We conducted two national surveys to explore the public's confidence in doctors compared to other groups. We find that doctors are viewed as harder workers, more trustworthy, and more caring than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2016) 41 (2): 211–224.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Benjamin D. Sommers; Richard Kronick Abstract Policy makers continue to debate Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and concerns remain about low provider participation in the program. However, there has been little research on how various measures of physician participation may...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1071–1076.
Published: 01 October 1999
...Richard M. Scheffler Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References American Medical Association (AMA). 1998 . Physician Marketplace Statistics, 1997/98. Chicago: AMA. Appleby , C. 1996 . Do Doctors Need a Union Label? Managed Care 5 ( 9 ): 26 -32. Baker , L. C...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1307–1330.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Thomas Rice; Sally C. Stearns; Donald E. Pathman; Susan DesHarnais; Michelle Brasure; Ming Tai-Seale This study examines how the volume of privately insured services provided in hospital inpatient and outpatient departments changes in response to reductions in Medicare physician payments. We...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2004) 29 (4-5): 815–834.
Published: 01 October 2004
... Journal 47 : 365 -396. Johnson, D. 1999 . Financial Incentives to Physicians. In Managed Care: Financial, Legal and Ethical Issues ,ed. D. Bennahum. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim. Johnson, H., and D. Broder. 1996 . The System . Boston, MA: Little, Brown. Kronick, R. 1990 . The Slippery Slope of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2004) 29 (4-5): 907–924.
Published: 01 October 2004
.... Altman, S. H. 1984 . The Growing Physician Surplus:Will It Benefit or Bankrupt the U.S. Health System? In The Coming Physician Surplus: In Search of Public Policy , ed. E. Ginzberg and M. Ostow. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Allanheld. Anderson, G. F., U. E. Reinhardt, P. S. Hussey, and V. Petrosyan. 2003...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Morris L. Barer This paper traces the development of British Columbia's controversial Bill 41, which empowers that province's Ministry of Health to restrict the issuance of billing numbers entitling physicians to seek payment from the provincial medical services plan. The bill and its predecessors...