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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 591–605.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Paul Campbell; Nancy M. Kane The question of whether Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a for-profit hospital company, fostered an environment detrimental to the physician-patient relationship during the period of implementation of the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) was explored. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 853–859.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Michael E. Whitcomb Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Commentary Physician Supply Policy: A Victim of Politics in the Era of Pork Michael E. Whitcomb...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1413–1431.
Published: 01 December 1997
...Steven J. Katz; Cathy Charles; Jonathan Lomas; H. Gilbert Welch As economic disputes between physicians become more frequent, discussions between physicians are becoming increasingly important. Those seeking insight into how physician organizations might mediate these disputes may be able to learn...
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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...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 382–387.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Ezekiel J. Emanuel Charles F. McKhann. A Time to Die: The Place for Physician Assistance . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999. 268 pp.$31.00. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 JHPPL 25.2-04 Book Review 3/28/00 4:05 PM Page 377 Book Review Editor’s...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 391–402.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Timothy E. Quill Linda L. Emanuel, ed. Regulating How We Die: The Ethical, Medical,and Legal Issues Surrounding Physician-Assisted Suicide. Cambridge:Harvard University Press, 1998. 304 pp. $39.95 cloth; $18.95 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 American Medical Association...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2000) 25 (2): 402–414.
Published: 01 April 2000
...Janet Heald Forlini; Felicia Cohn; Joanne Lynn Margaret P. Battin, Rosamond Rhodes, and Anita Silvers, eds. Physician-Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate . New York:Routledge, 1998. 463 pp. $75.00 cloth; $21.99 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Freeborn, N. In press...
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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 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 August 2006) 31 (4): 811–838.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Jason Schnittker; Ke Liang Although some scholars suggest that racial/ethnic concordance between physicians and patients will do much to eliminate disparities in medical care, the evidence for concordance effects is mixed. Using nationally representative data with an oversample of blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Bradford L. Kirkman-Liff The West German health care system pays ambulatory care physicians on a fee-for-service basis but employs a national relative value scale and regional capitation-based revenue pools to achieve expenditure controls on total physician reimbursement. Physician-controlled...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 543–574.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Carl F. Ameringer Organized medicine has battled the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) since the 1970s over enforcement of the antitrust laws. Physicians' discontent stems from the belief that federal policy allows managed care organizations to achieve dominance in health care markets just as it...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2002) 27 (4): 575–604.
Published: 01 August 2002
...William S. Brewbaker, III In the public debate over the extension of collective bargaining rights to independent physicians, union proponents' primary argument has been that patients would benefit from allowing physicians to bargain collectively with health plans. This article examines the likely...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 113–174.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Thomas R. Oliver In 1985, Congress established the Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC) to help formulate changes in the system used by Medicare to pay for physician services. The recommendations of the PPRC and subsequent legislative action led to fundamental reform. As a new type of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 703–717.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Stephen M. Davidson Most Americans gain entry into the medical care system through office-based primary care physicians. The Medicaid program was created in 1965 in part to increase the access of low-income people to medical services in that mainstream. But, over the years, office-based physicians...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 752–761.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Kathryn M. Langwell Women comprised only 8.8 percent of active physicians in the United States in 1977. However, recent trends in the sex composition of medical school classes indicate that women will make up at least one-fourth of total physician supply in the future. Consequently, the effect of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 128–162.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Rickard F. Pfizenmayer This article examines the role of collective physician participation in the third-party reimbursement system. It critiques the Havighurst-Kissam analysis of the antitrust implications of professionally-developed relative value guides and using lessons derived from the only...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 April 1983
... directly to support physician shortage and minority recruitment programs. This article argues that unrestricted subsidies are inequitable, wasteful, unnecessary, and inflationary; therefore they should be abandoned, in favor of programs that contribute directly to the supply of primary care physicians in...
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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...