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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 29–39.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Marilyn Moon; Timothy Smeeding This article explores alternative approaches to calculating the value of Medicare and Medicaid and the impact of these programs on the incidence of poverty among the aged. Three methodological frameworks are contrasted, both in theory and in practice. Medical benefits...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1410–1412.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Thomas A. LaVeist Anthony P. Polednak. Segregation, Poverty, and Mortality in Urban African Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 184 pp. $39.95 cloth. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References La Veist , T. A. 1989 . Linking Residential...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 703–706.
Published: 01 August 1980
...Hila Richardson Karen Davis and Cathy Schoen, Health and the War on Poverty: A Ten Year Appraisal , The Brookings Institution, 1978 Copyright © 1980 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Book Reviews Karen Davis and Cathy Schoen, Health and the War on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1291–1324.
Published: 01 December 2001
... outcomes. A pre- and post-design coupled with a difference-in-difference approach—using North Carolina as a control—was used to assess TennCare's effects for all births and for three categories of high-risk mothers (under age eighteen, unwed, or living in high poverty areas). Data from 328,296 singleton...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2013) 38 (5): 987–1021.
Published: 01 October 2013
.... Furthermore, it also draws out the tensions between alcohol as a source of livelihoods in a context of endemic unemployment and chronic poverty and alcohol as a causal factor in poverty, crime, violence, and social disintegration. In contrast to media coverage of alcohol policy in Europe and North America...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1173–1183.
Published: 01 December 2014
... accepting private insurance. Data on discriminatory denials of care to children with public insurance came from an audit study involving 273 practices across seven medical specialties serving children in Cook County, Illinois. These data were linked to physician workforce data and neighborhood poverty data...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 797–814.
Published: 01 August 1990
...Rosemary Barber-Madden; Jonathan B. Kotch In an era of fiscal constraint, growing poverty, increased uninsuredness, medical liability problems, and increasing costs of maternity care, public and private financing mechanisms are changing rapidly and the service delivery system is increasingly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2004) 29 (3): 451–490.
Published: 01 June 2004
... that facilitate program use, enrollment for children with family incomes less than 200 percent of the poverty line could be raised from the current rate of 42 percent to 58 percent. © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Berk, M. L., and C. Schur. 1998 . Access to Care: How Much Difference Does...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 49–74.
Published: 01 February 1995
... primary care physicians, but that there is no relationship between poverty status and balance billing expenditures for services of nonprimary care physicians. In addition, most low-income beneficiaries are liable for balance bills. Under health care reform, adoption of Medicare's incentive-based approach...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1993) 18 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Jeffrey A. Buck; Mark S. Kamlet Many proposals for financing health care for the uninsured recommend expanding the Medicaid program. They often advocate extending Medicaid to all those under the poverty level and standardizing program benefits. However, the proposals have ignored important problems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1997) 22 (4): 993–1020.
Published: 01 August 1997
...James A. Morone This essay explores the effects of morality on health policy. Moral images and stereotypes, I argue, have powerful political consequences. They are the difference between fighting poverty and fearing the poor, between expanding social welfare programs and cracking down on crime...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1241–1265.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Harold L. Wilensky It is tempting to oversell the practical value of applied research. A hard look at the effects of U.S. social science on public policy in areas such as active labor market policies (training, job creation, placement, etc.), crime prevention, fiscal policy, poverty reduction, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 859–877.
Published: 01 October 2011
... regressivity of the premium-contribution schedules developed. These findings underscore the ambiguity and subjectivity of affordability standards. Further, our analyses suggest that while the ACA increases the affordability of family coverage for families with incomes below 400 percent of the federal poverty...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1980) 4 (4): 570–580.
Published: 01 August 1980
... suggests that the severe health deficiencies of most developing countries are not inevitable consequences of poverty. Copyright © 1980 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Position Paper Health Development and Political Policy: The Lesson of Cuba Milton...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1075–1106.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anna D. Sinaiko; Thomas G. McGuire Public mental health systems are increasingly facing demands from the criminal justice system and social services agencies to provide services and support in cases in which mental illness contributes to crime, homelessness, or poverty. In this article we analyze...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1135–1172.
Published: 01 December 2014
... nonprofits to be less accessible to residents of high-poverty neighborhoods or areas with concentrations of black or Hispanic residents than to residents of more affluent and white communities. We should expect that the role of Medicaid within the nonprofit social service sector will shift in the next few...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1277–1288.
Published: 01 December 2014
... demonstration waiver, the state will use federal funding via a premium assistance model to secure private health insurance offered through the newly formed health insurance marketplace to those individuals aged nineteen to sixty-four who have incomes at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. As of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1213–1224.
Published: 01 December 2015
... decide whether to accept extensive federal funding to expand Medicaid for citizens in their states who were earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. This Report from the States focuses on Ohio, whose Republican governor successfully navigated the rancorous politics of Medicaid to expand...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 599–611.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Laura Katz Olson Abstract Medicaid is fundamental to near universal health insurance coverage under the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). Its goal of broadening the program to all households with income at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level was thwarted in 2012 by a Supreme Court...
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Published: 01 December 2014
child (aged 1–17), after controlling for the following state characteristics: child mortality rate, inpatient child mortality rate, race, poverty rate, and the percentage living in urban areas. Figure 1b. Relationship between Average Pediatric Pneumonia and End-of-Life Inpatient Days. / Sources More