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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 945–952.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., demonstrate that public programs are subsidized by the private sector. This differential is to be expected, whether hospitals are considered to be monopolistic profit maximizers or controlled by physicians. While cost-based hospital reimbursement may be dynamically inefficient, it is shown to have certain...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 598–606.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Robert E. Schlenker; Nancy H. Shanks This paper reviews the historical trends in the regulatory and competitive approaches to containment of health care costs, covering efforts in both public and private sectors. The current interest in the potential of private-sector initiatives to stimulate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 355–386.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Grant Reeher Although the nation failed during the past decade to enact large-scale,structural change in government health policy, it has seen health care in the private sector remodeled dramatically during the same period. In this article I argue that a new round of equally significant changes is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 471–498.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Clark C. Havighurst The Council on Wage and Price Stability recently has discovered evidence suggesting “an unacknowledged potential of the private sector to exert influence and control in the area of health care cost inflation.” This article examines the limitations on private-sector cost-control...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 377–385.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., determinants, and impacts of ACA coverage expansions on individual and aggregate well-being must incorporate systematic study of this complex public–private sector ecosystem. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Freely available online through the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law open...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 327–340.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Joshua M. Wiener; Rose M. Rubin This study analyzes the potential effect on the Medicaid program of private sector financing mechanisms for long-term care. The data are from the Brookings-ICF Long-Term Care Financing Model and include projections over the next thirty years. While private financing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2011) 36 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Ariadna García-Prado; Paula González This article presents a thorough analysis of dual practice among physicians who work in both the public and private sectors. A conceptual framework is presented to help the reader understand dual practice and the contexts where it takes place. The article...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 341–354.
Published: 01 June 2003
... the private sectors. Rather than develop choice-supporting rules and institutions, the public sector has promoted process regulation and benefit mandates. The private health insurance sector has pursued short-term profitability rather than cooperate in the development of fair competition and informed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... health care field. To avoid serious errors and confusion, drug abuse health policies must recognize the very different needs of the public and private sectors. The public sector, where poor addicts receive drug treatment provided or purchased by the government, has long suffered from chronically...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1982) 7 (1): 80–95.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Deborah H. Harrison; John R. Kimberly Public policy controversies about the cost-containing potential of HMOs and the failures of many plans should not overshadow the fact that HMOs will be forces in the health care sector in the 1980s, largely as the result of increasing private investment. There...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 453–474.
Published: 01 June 2005
... decisions, RA was used exclusively by public agencies. In the private sector, use of risk adjustment was uncommon and scattered and assumed informal and unexpected forms. The most common private sector use of RA was by health plans, which occasionally employed RA in negotiations with purchasers or to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1103–1127.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Alan Maynard Abstract All public and private health care systems ration patient access to care. The private sector rations access to consumers who are willing and able to pay. The poor and disadvantaged have limited access to care and inadequate income protection. In public health systems, care is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 271–298.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Penny H. Feldman; Margaret Gerteis Shifting financial risk from the public to the private sector is an increasingly attractive option to policymakers seeking to constrain Medicaid costs. This paper discusses the potential advantages and disadvantages of private insurance arrangements for Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 715–738.
Published: 01 August 1992
...J.-Matthias Graf v.d. Schulenburg The health care system of the Federal Republic of Germany relies on the private sector for the financing, delivery, and payment of care. However, the private sector is regulated by the government to ensure that broad societal interests are being fulfilled. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2013) 38 (5): 1051–1059.
Published: 01 October 2013
... irregular verb: I want more private-sector involvement; you wish to privatize the NHS. The term privatization is multidimensional, and definitions and operationalizations of the term are often implicit, unclear, and conflicting, resulting in differing accounts of the occurrence, chronology, and degree of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 551–567.
Published: 01 June 1987
...Joseph L. Scarpaci Since 1973 the Chilean junta has privatized sectors of the national economy. This paper analyzes the country's policy process of promoting private medical programs through HMO-like plans (ISAPREs, or Institutes of Provisional Health). These plans have captured less than half of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 339–361.
Published: 01 April 1997
... care costs. Following the private sector’s lead, the two large public programs, Medicaid and Medicare, have also looked to managed care for solving their mounting expenditure problems. Increased reliance on competition, and the growing rejection of rate regulation, have fundamentally re-shaped the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
... overspending by investment in ACOs is wishful thinking. I describe the theory and practice of shared savings payment systems and summarize recent TCOC contracting initiatives in the private sector. Medicare's shared savings approach is likely to be less effective than private contracts. Cutting providers' fees...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2019) 44 (2): 267–301.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., conservatives (both in Congress and in the private sector) began to promote it in the latter part of the 20th century as a way to keep what they considered “lesser” cases out of court and to better protect corporate and other powerful institutional defendants from litigation. This article examines this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 April 1989
... centers or other nonprofit agencies. The level of primary care provided by these facilities to Medicaid patients was measured by the public sector share of total primary care billings in a given county. Public and private sectors billed IDPA differently for care over this period, with private phy...