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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Patricia M. Danzon; Scott J. Johnson; Genia Long; Michael F. Furukawa The option of legalizing the commercial importation of prescription drugs is of continued policy interest as a way to reduce U.S. drug spending. Using IMS data, we estimate potential savings from commercial drug importation under...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 475–477.
Published: 01 June 2013
... . www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/02/15/how-to-curb-prescription-drug-abuse . Sabet Kevin A. 2012 . “How to Treat the Epidemic.” New York Times , February 15 . www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/02/15/how-to-curb-prescription-drug-abuse/how-to-treat-the-prescription-drug-epidemic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 395–396.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Peter Temin Peter Davis, ed. Contested Ground: Public Purpose and Private Interest in the Regulation of Prescription Drugs. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. 262 pp. $39.95 cloth. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Reviews...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 527–529.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Ronald C. Lippincott Henry J. Aaron and William B. Schwartz, The Painful Prescription: Rationing Hospital Care (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1984), 161 pp., $22.95 Copyright © 1984 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University 1984 Henry J. Aaron and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2007) 32 (2): 187–219.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Jonathan Oberlander The 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act (MMA) represents a watershed event in Medicare politics. This essay explores the political lessons and policy legacies of the MMA, focusing on how the MMA fits with and deviates from established patterns in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1079–1106.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Austin B. Frakt; Steven D. Pizer; Ann M. Hendricks Medicare and the Veterans Health Administration (VA) both finance large outpatient prescription drug programs, though in very different ways. In the ongoing debate on how to control Medicare spending, some suggest that Medicare should negotiate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 919–921.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Mark A. Hall Paul Jesilow, Henry N. Pontell, and Gilbert Geis. Prescription for Profit: How Doctors Defraud Medicaid . Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993. 218 pp. $25.00 cloth. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 922–924.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Kenneth I. Kaitin Milton Silverman, Mia Lydecker, and Philip R. Lee. Bad Medicine: The Prescription Drug Industry in the Third World . Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1992. 358 pp. $29.95 cloth. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 922 Journal of Health Politics...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 815–844.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Robin D. C. Gauld This article discusses events that led up to and the aftermath of New Zealand's radical health sector restructuring of 1993. It suggests that“big bang” policy change facilitated the introduction of a set of market-oriented ideas describable as a policy prescription. In general...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 157–164.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Scott L. Greer Ezekiel J. Emanuel . Prescription for the Future: The Twelve Transformational Practices of Highly Effective Medical Organizations . New York : PublicAffairs , 2017 . 272 pages. $18.99 cloth. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Ezekiel J. Emanuel has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 705–742.
Published: 01 October 2010
... outpatient prescription drugs is not. To solve problems of access, Canadian provinces have introduced provincial prescription drug benefit programs. This study analyzes the prescription drug policymaking process in five Canadian provinces between 1992 and 2004 with a view to (1) determining the federal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 295–330.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Jamie R. Daw; Steven G. Morgan; Patricia A. Collins; Julia Abelson Abstract Canada is the only country in the world to offer universal comprehensive public health insurance that excludes outpatient prescription medicines. Few scholars have attempted to explain this policy puzzle. We study media...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 89–129.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Virginia Gray; David Lowery; Erik K. Godwin While Congress debated prescription drug coverage for more than a decade before amending the Medicare program in 2003, thirty-one states provided such benefits to their citizens. Why were the same special interests that were reputedly so effective in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 961–997.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Thomas Rice; Janet Cummings The Medicare prescription drug benefit relies on private insurers. In most states, there are nearly fifty competing insurance plans available. The sheer number of choices makes it extremely difficult for Medicare beneficiaries, many of whom must cope with declining...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 382–413.
Published: 01 June 1979
...James F. Blumstein; Michael Zubkoff Development of health policy goals necessitates a choice among normative premises—an accommodation of conflicting values. Any debate that does not identify underlying assumptions or link policy prescriptions to a theoretical perspective is destined to degenerate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 961–973.
Published: 01 December 2011
...-provided health insurance, and the Medicare Part D prescription drug program — demonstrate how policy designs affect subsequent policy outcomes. To differing degrees, the three cases show how public policies can create constituencies with particular understandings of their benefits who attempt to thwart...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2013) 38 (3): 505–544.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Denis G. Arnold; James L. Oakley As the pharmaceutical industry lobbies European regulators to permit direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs in the European Union, we found that five leading companies violated industry-developed and -promulgated standards for ethical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 176–199.
Published: 01 April 1979
... patients. In 1977, the government passed a Health Care Cost Containment Act which ordered several measures to curb costs: prospectively negotiated ceilings on expenditures for physicians' services, dentists' services and prescription drugs; strengthening of utilization review; composition of a unified fee...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2013) 38 (4): 683–708.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Rachel VanSickle-Ward; Amanda Hollis-Brusky Since 1996, twenty-eight states have adopted legislation mandating insurance coverage of prescription contraceptives for women. Most of these policies include language that allows providers to opt out of the requirement because of religious or moral...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 227–232.
Published: 01 February 2015
... covered in both programs (e.g., surgery that has been authorized but not yet performed; ongoing prescription medications for chronic illness; or some but not all therapy or counseling sessions have been completed); and (4) the loss of coverage for a service that is not a covered benefit in the new program...