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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1129–1148.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the NICE “end-of-life premium,” drawn from the economics and philosophy literature: (1) rule of rescue, (2) fair chances, (3) ex post willingness to pay, (4) caring externality, (5) financial protection, (6) symbolic value, (7) diminishing marginal value of future life years, (8) concentration of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1187–1226.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Thomas Rice; Katherine A. Desmond This article analyzes the distributional consequences of enacting a particular premium support proposal known as Breaux-Frist I. Under the proposal, the federal government would contribute a certain amount toward the purchase of Medicare coverage, based on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 255–259.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Joseph White Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Managing the Right Premium Joseph White The Brookings Institution The Clinton administration’s proposal seeks to join two...
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Published: 01 June 2016
Figure 4 The Prevalence of Zero Premium Plans and Drug Coverage as a Percent of Medicare HMO Plans Sources : Medicare and Medicaid Research Review: Statistical Supplement 2012, Table 12.9; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of Research, Development, and Information Products and More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7785787.
Published: 08 August 2019
... selection suggests low uptake among Republicans would generally put upward pressure on marketplace premiums, especially in geographic areas with more Republican partisans. Methods: Using data from Healthcare.gov at the rating area level, this article examines the association between Republican vote share...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1179–1202.
Published: 01 December 2015
... concentration — spanning health plans, hospitals, and medical groups — and rating region premiums. To do this, we analyze premiums for silver and bronze plans for specific age groups. We find both medical group concentration and hospital concentration to be positively associated with premiums, while health plan...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 829–853.
Published: 01 October 2011
... also provides subsidies to ensure that health insurance premiums are affordable. However, relatively little work has been done on how such affordability standards should be set. The existing literature on affordability is not grounded in social norms and has methodological and theoretical flaws. To...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 859–877.
Published: 01 October 2011
... describes factors that influenced the determination of affordability benchmarks and premium-contribution requirements for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expansions in three states that sought to universalize access to coverage for youth. It also compares subsidy levels developed in these states...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Thomas Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach In a society with strong antitax sentiment and large government deficits, the enactment of universal health insurance is blocked by an impasse over financing. The two chief mechanisms for funding universal health insurance are taxes and insurance premiums. Taxes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1061–1085.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Bradley T. Heim; Gillian Hunter; Ithai Z. Lurie; Shanthi P. Ramnath Abstract This article examines the impact of the Affordable Care Act on premiums by studying a segment of the nongroup market, the self-employed. Because self-employed health insurance premiums are deductible, tax data contain...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., marital status, and other restrictions. The federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act further limits the reach of state laws. Eligibility for expanded coverage under the ACA is much broader. Rules in some states requiring or allowing separate premiums for adult dependents may also discourage...
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Published: 01 December 2015
Figure 2 Predicted Monthly Premiums as Hospital HHI and Medical Group HHI Vary Figure 2. Predicted Monthly Premiums as Hospital HHI and Medical Group HHI Vary Sources: Authors' calculations using the following: Premium data: Covered California 2014 . Wage data: US Department of Labor More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 629–646.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Frank A. Sloan Almost all states enacted legislation in response to the rapid rise in malpractice insurance premiums which occurred during the mid-1970s. After describing the types of statutory changes enacted, this study evaluates the influence of these changes on levels and growth of premiums...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 119–139.
Published: 01 February 1985
... over entry and over changes in benefits and premiums and partly to inertia on the part of enrollees. In spite of large changes in relative premiums and benefits, only 21 percent of all enrollees in the DHHS switched plans during the May 1982 open season. Those employees who did switch plans astutely...
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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 April 2016) 41 (2): 287–300.
Published: 01 April 2016
... expiration of a preexisting section 1115 waiver that served sixty-five thousand Iowans. The Iowa Health and Wellness Plan emphasizes personal responsibility and private involvement. Key features include beneficiary premiums, incentives for healthy behaviors, and premium assistance for some beneficiaries to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 843–865.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Jan M. Ambrose; Anne Carroll In response to recent and past medical malpractice insurance crises, most states have implemented reforms meant to stabilize premiums and coverage availability. The importance of understanding whether these reforms implicitly affect the behavior and incentives of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1031–1055.
Published: 01 December 2008
... qualitative interviews with policy makers. The first lesson for the United States is that the new Dutch health insurance model may not control costs. To date, consumer premiums are increasing, and insurance companies report large losses on the basic policies. Second, regulated competition is unlikely to make...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 315–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Health Insurance Marketplace premiums, they expect this trend to continue. The purpose of the reinsurance programs in Alaska, Minnesota, and Oregon is to attempt to stabilize the Health Insurance Marketplace in cases where there are a limited number of insurers who then assume the risk for what is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Medicare argue that the official reports on Medicare's overhead ignore or hide numerous types of administrative spending, such as the cost of collecting taxes and Part B premiums. Defenders of Medicare claim the official statistics are accurate. But participants on both sides of this debate fail to cite...