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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 363–375.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Care Act, highlighting key arguments and findings from the authors in this Special Issue. I discuss how common mechanisms of policy diffusion, the attributes of policies themselves, and the conditional nature of policy diffusion all play somewhat different roles during polarized times. In addition...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
... reimbursement policies and other requirements facing local hospitals and medical providers. We illustrate by example how these interactions may have important implications for the diffusion of ACA provisions. One implication of this perspective is that future empirical work on the rate, determinants...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 285–307.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of the policy diffusion process, we simulate the diffusion of a hypothetical policy after seeding the policy in just a handful of states. We compare these strategies to seeding the ten states the RWJF monitored during the states' implementation of the Affordable Care Act of 2010. We attempt to mimic the choices...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 205–209.
Published: 01 April 2017
... improving reforms in those ten states, he would often say, “I want to learn about reform in these states to help improve the implementation of reform across all fifty states.” And then he would ask, “Do we know anything about how to nudge the diffusion of effective policies across the states?” This special...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (3): 565–589.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Julianna Pacheco; Graeme Boushey Abstract What determines government attention to emerging health issues? We draw on research in agenda setting and policy diffusion to explore the determinants of public health attention in the fifty American states. We find that intergovernmental influence has...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (5): 815–849.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ae-Sook Kim; Edward Jennings This article utilizes a theoretical framework of policy innovation, diffusion, and reinvention to investigate the evolving nature of Medicaid managed care programs over time. By estimating two separate models, one for primary care case management (PCCM) and a second...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 309–340.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Julianna Pacheco; Elizabeth Maltby Abstract We consider two ways that public opinion influenced the diffusion of ACA policy choices from 2010 through 2014. First, we consider the policy feedback mechanism, which suggests that policy decisions have spillover effects that influence opinions in other...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 April 2017
... tax cuts. Analogous connections may facilitate the diffusion of ACA provisions that presently receive hostile receptions in Republican-leaning states. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Freely available online through the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law open access option...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (2): 135–156.
Published: 01 April 2023
... in society, and (2) high barriers to change. A familiar type of policy trap arises when the benefits of a policy are concentrated while the costs, albeit greater, are widely diffused, opaque to many who bear them, or seemingly remote. But policy traps are not necessarily permanent; they may persist only...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 215–246.
Published: 01 April 2017
... and devolve significant discretion to states to administer Medicaid and other programs. Our findings offer insights into future directions in health reform and in learning and diffusion. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Freely available online through the Journal of Health Politics, Policy...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (4): 841–886.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in these countries. In this study we characterize health care privatization in Latin America and identify the main factors that promoted and hindered privatization by comparing the experiences of these countries. We argue that policy elites took advantage of specific policy environments and the diffusion...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (6): 977–982.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of these are vital state policies, they are measures of a concept distinct from democratic backsliding. Laboratories against Democracy also adds to the literature on state policy diffusion when Grumbach takes on the quote by Justice Louis Brandeis that he plays off of in his book title. Brandeis saw...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 247–284.
Published: 01 April 2017
... have earnings to do so (e.g., health savings accounts, a work requirement or incentive). The evolution of state 1115 waivers connected to the expansion of Medicaid is a fascinating example of reinvention throughout the policy diffusion process. The first states that expanded Medicaid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Policy Diffusion. Journal of Theoretical Politics 18 : 298 –322. Braun, D., F. Gilardi, K. Füglister, and S. Luyet. 2007 . Ex Pluribus Unum: Integrating the Different Strands of Policy Diffusion Theory. In Transfer, Diffusion und Konvergenz von Politiken [Transfer, Diffusion, and Convergence...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (1): 141–156.
Published: 01 February 1985
...Gloria Ruby; H. David Banta; Anne Kesselman Burns One possible approach to containing Medicare costs involves explicit changes in Medicare's coverage policy with respect to medical technology. This paper first describes the development and diffusion of medical technology in general...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (3): 455–481.
Published: 01 June 1998
... methodology, we estimate the net impact of CON policies on costs, supply, technology diffusion, and industry organization, controlling for area characteristics, the presence of other forms of regulation, such as hospital rate-setting, and competition. Mature CON programs are associated with a modest (5...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (3): 633–666.
Published: 01 June 2014
... ( 2011 : 640) have pointed out, “Policy diffusion was successfully employed as a mechanism for supporting China's global standing, while subsequent enforcement of novel regulatory standards remained extremely feeble.” China readily ratified the FCTC to enhance its international recognition. However, when...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (1): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2015
... explanation — policy diffusion — stresses the role that international factors play in promoting policy adoption, rather than domestic ones. Policy diffusion explanations typically point to the adoption of policy by a number of countries at approximately the same time, following the adoption of a bold reform...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (6): 863–898.
Published: 01 December 2009
... to diffusion. However, in each country, the interests of industry interfered to capture and delay the pro- cess. In some cases, industry capture even predated the discovery of HIV and interfered with the innovation process itself. But while some degree 888 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1083–1106.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and programs. To answer this question, the article explores the role of health policy experts—who are expected to provide credibility and legitimacy to proposals defended by policy makers—in supporting and diffusing this quality solution. Methods: The empirical research combines written sources with evidence...