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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 565–585.
Published: 01 June 1989
... called the illness episode approach, we modeled the out-of-pocket costs associated with thirteen illnesses of varying severity for beneficiaries with traditional Medicare coverage only and for beneficiaries who join one of two Los Angeles HMOs which charge no additional premium. The typical total charges...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 669–681.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Robert W. Rosenblum This paper examines the elderly's out-of-pocket health care expenditures by category of expense, before and after the inception of Medicare. It describes the shifting of out-of-pocket expenses from hospital care to nursing-home care, while physician services and drugs have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 753–771.
Published: 01 August 1994
... persons were convinced that the costs of the program outweighed the benefits. However nursing home payment provisions of the MCCA may have affected out-of-pocket expenses paid by the elderly for long-term care more than consumers realized at the time of repeal. A transmittal memorandum, issued by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 763–782.
Published: 01 August 1992
... discussion is any talk about the relative out-of-pocket costs of alternative models. In this paper, we provide data on these costs for American and Canadian elderly for medical, hospital, and ambulatory pharmaceutical use. Despite the fact that the elderly in America are generally viewed as facing fewer...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 977–1000.
Published: 01 December 2002
... care institutions, and clinicians to fend for themselves. The shortage likely had an uneven impact on patients, based on the relative market strength of the health care institutions in which they received care and the individual patient's ability to absorb the increasing out-of-pocket costs of scarce...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 1987
... are affecting those without additional health insurance subsidies. In making this examination we estimate the out-of-pocket health care expenditures of the elderly either directly or as nonsubsidized medigap premiums by income level, taking into account four types of health insurance subsidies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 463–482.
Published: 01 June 1992
... some out-of-pocket expenses. These findings suggest that physicians respond to the messages sent by litigation in a manner consistent with the deterrent theory of tort litigation. Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 References ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 783–812.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Marc A. Cohen; Tamara Barnea In recent years, dissatisfaction with aspects of the Israeli health care system has grown. Labor conflict and unrest, long waits for elective surgery, increases in out-of-pocket payments for health care, and declining government investment have given rise to a new...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1129–1149.
Published: 01 December 2006
... to new procedures and drugs. The prohibition on extra billing has remained essentially unchanged, but the momentum for deregulation has been lost. In 2005 an alternate proposal was made to contain SHI expenditures by introducing a global cap on health expenditures and increasing out-of-pocket payment...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 757–813.
Published: 01 August 2013
... state laws have reduced rates of lead poisoning significantly in the past three decades. However, pockets of high rates of lead poisoning remain, primarily in low-income urban neighborhoods with older housing stock. Recently, several municipalities have passed local lead laws to reduce lead hazards in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1187–1226.
Published: 01 December 2004
... be the traditional Medicare fee-for-service system. Beneficiaries choosing health plans that were more expensive than the cheapest plan available would pay the difference out of pocket. The academic proposal that probably led to the most policy interest was developed by Henry Aaron and Robert...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1197–1198.
Published: 01 December 2000
... five thousand health services research projects. This database, called HSRProj (click on HSRProj at igm.nlm.nih.gov), allows searches by subject, funding agency, performing organiza- tion, or principal investigator. The AHSR provides a pocket directory with simple directions for searching the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 1013–1014.
Published: 01 October 2000
... five thousand health services research projects. This database, called HSRProj (click on HSRProj at igm.nlm.nih.gov), allows searches by subject, funding agency, performing organiza- tion, or principal investigator. The AHSR provides a pocket directory with simple directions for searching the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1425–1426.
Published: 01 December 2001
... HSRProj (click on HSRProj at igm.nlm.nih.gov), allows searches by subject, funding agency, performing organiza- tion, or principal investigator. The AHSRHP provides a pocket directory with simple directions for searching the database (www.ahsr.org...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 April 1996
... Incompetence, Deep Pockets, and Outrageous Damage Awards. Neil Vidmar. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995. 318 pp. $35.50 cloth. 386 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Medical Technology Bringing the Hospital Home: Ethical and Social Implications of High-Tech Home Care. John D...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 815–827.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Health Insurance Design Affects Access to Care and Costs, by Income, in Eleven Countries . Health Affairs 29 : 2323 – 2334 . Selden T. M. Kenney G. M. Pantell M. S. Ruhter J. . 2009 . Cost Sharing in Medicaid and CHIP: How Does It Affect Out-of-Pocket Spending? Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1203–1212.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 1332 waivers, can help states facilitate their desired delivery system reforms. That is also true of plan enrollment optimization, which we discuss next. Many states are still struggling to enroll their residents in plans that minimize out-of-pocket spending. As just one example, it appears that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 479–507.
Published: 01 August 1978
... adopted this plan the same year it was enacted. As a result, by 1968 Canada had a mixed, private-public system of health care financing. The non-poor population purchased private health insurance and financed their medical care by out-of-pocket expenditures and insurance coverage. The poor...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 733–738.
Published: 01 August 2001
... portion of medical expenses directly out of pocket, and only Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 26, No. 4, August 2001. Copyright © 2001 by Duke University Press. JHPPL 26.4-05 Hsiao 7/20/01 3:38 PM Page 734 734 Journal of Health Politics, Policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 662–665.
Published: 01 June 1994
... “fixes” are complex, expensive, or both. So the two systems are likely to exist side by side for some time, with invidi- ous comparisons sure to be made. Medicare beneficiaries, with relatively stingy benefits and heavy out-of-pocket expenses, will want to know why America can’t do better for...