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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 been an...
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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 William B...
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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 395 Peter Davis, ed. Contested Ground: Public...
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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 . Editor’s...
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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 Reviews 919 mental health policy. Along the way, we...
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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, Policy and...
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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 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 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 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 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 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 2005) 30 (4): 719–750.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Helene Levens Lipton; Jonathan D. Agnew; Marilyn R. Stebbins; Angela Kuo; R. Adams Dudley As drug costs rose in the 1990s, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) began transferring risk for prescription drug expenditures to physician groups. With principal-agent theory as a framework for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 33–50.
Published: 01 February 2006
... messengers appeared essential. While there are no prescriptions for ensuring the use of health equity research in policy, the comparison across such different international settings stimulated participants to question their assumptions about what works, when, and why. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2006) 31 (5): 887–944.
Published: 01 October 2006
... positions and enhance their influence over policy making. Evidence is drawn from statistical analysis of 263 interviews with health policy elites and a qualitative case study of the debate over the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. The results explain, in part, how...
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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...