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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 173–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Simon F. Haeder Abstract Long before the establishment of Medicaid or the passage of the Affordable Care Act, California counties provided their poorest residents with access to comprehensive medical care. This article analyzes the creation and closure of public hospitals in the state of California...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (1): 251–254.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Michael S. Sparer Charles Brecher and Sheila Spiezio. Privatization and Public Hospitals: Choosing Wisely for New York City. New York: Twentieth Century Fund Press, 1995. 103 pp. $9.95 paper. Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 7 (4): 927–944.
Published: 01 August 1983
...E. Richard Brown This article defines the differences among public community hospitals, and examines the problems faced by those that serve primarily the poor. The article analyzes the impacts of (1) the tradition of local fiscal responsibility, (2) third-party funding arrangements, (3) public...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (2): 313–324.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Kenneth E. Thorpe; Charles Brecher This study compares the volume of uncompensated care provided to the uninsured poor in cities with public hospitals to that provided in cities without a public hospital in order to determine whether public hospitals increase access to care. Multiple regression...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 4 (4): 657–674.
Published: 01 August 1980
...David W. Goff This paper reviews identifying characteristics of the urban public hospital and discusses some of the chronic problems, such as funding, image, constituency and acceptance, that this institution has faced. Alternative courses of action for dealing with these problems are considered...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 563–594.
Published: 01 August 1985
...Richard B. Saltman The assumption that hospital decision-making is hierarchical in character underpins the policy formulation process in public as well as pluralist national health care systems. This article's analysis of decision-making in a Danish public hospital reinforces the contrary assertion...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 10 (2): 371–397.
Published: 01 April 1985
... they are in the public or the voluntary nonprofit sector? To address these questions, the study focuses on English and Welsh hospitals during the twentieth century but prior to the National Health Service. The study argues that as long as the sources of funding for public and voluntary organizations diverge...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1984) 9 (2): 237–250.
Published: 01 April 1984
... People and Poor Hospitals: Implications for Public Policy Judith Feder, Georgetown University, Jack Hadley, The Urban Institute, and Ross Mullner, American Hospital Association Abstract. In 1980, while most hospitals were in reasonably good financial health, hospitals heavily...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (3): 304–309.
Published: 01 June 1977
...William E. Corley Copyright © 1977 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1977 Position Paper Hospitals as a Public Utility: or “Work with Us Now or Work for Us Later’’ William E. Corley, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 1986
...Glenn L. Pierce; Mary L. Durham; William H. Fisher This paper examines the impact of broadened Washington state civil commitment standards on utilization of the state's mental hospitals. Included in the analysis is an assessment of the impact of a public event (a well-publicized murder case) which...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 7 (4): 945–952.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Joel W. Hay Two of the best-known economic models of hospital behavior are utilized to examine theoretically the issue of cross-subsidization of hospital costs between public and private-pay patients. It is shown that the existence of public/private hospital-charge differentials does not, in itself...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (3): 353–387.
Published: 01 June 2010
... on management and governance in the (private) ambulatory care sector, and section 4 on the (mainly public) hospital sector. The conclusion compares the French model with those developed in the comparative literature and sets out the terms of the dilemma: a state-run social health insurance that lacks both...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 251–279.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Daniel M. Fox; Daniel C. Schaffer Since 1969 federal tax policy has permitted nonprofit hospitals to turn away indigent patients or to transfer them to public hospitals. The Internal Revenue Service made health policy, but its officials remain convinced that they were not making policy at all...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (5): 941–970.
Published: 01 October 2015
... to understand similar policy tools. Second, we develop our theoretical framework of the two faces of neoliberalism. Third, we examine Denmark's introduction of a free choice of hospitals in 2002, a policy that for the first time allowed some patients to receive care either in a public hospital outside...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... The country relies mainly on the private provision of health care, delivered from physician-owned clinics and hospitals. The most prestigious facilities, however, are the public hospitals. Services are fragmented between clinics and hospitals, which compete for a share of the patients in their area. Patients...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 587–607.
Published: 01 June 2006
... antitrust agencies, this article reviews the doctrine and discusses its application in the health care sector, focusing on the ability of states to immunize anticompetitive actions by state licensing and regulatory boards, hospital medical staffs, and public hospitals, as well as anticompetitive mergers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 February 1983
... pattern coincided with the completion of the Canadian system of universal comprehensive public hospital and medical care insurance. This paper explores how and why the public insurance system served to contain cost escalation. It then discusses the inadequacy of expenditure experience per se as a basis...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (2): 295–319.
Published: 01 April 2006
... about adverse events generated from a representative survey of public hospital admissions in New Zealand and classifies these under a range of eligibility criteria for different possible compensation systems. These are then evaluated according to a number of policy design considerations, using variables...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (2): 421–439.
Published: 01 April 1982
... associations in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles are used to examine the emergence of “patient-care” demands and their compatibility with collective bargaining frameworks. As house-staff have become principal providers of care to indigent populations in public hospitals, and economic cutbacks have endangered...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 513.
Published: 01 June 2011
... provisions and consider their potential impact. Harold A. Pollack delves into the provisions dealing with health promotion and prevention. Mark A. Hall focuses on the ACA's efforts to expand the safety net, in particular, those provisions expanding community health centers and public hospitals and allowing...