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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 167–178.
Published: 01 February 1988
... quantity and quality problems presented by the AIDS virus. Alternative approaches to blood collection which allow personal benefitssuch as donor designation or monetary paymentsmay be necessary to supply the nation's blood demands in the future. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 791–801.
Published: 01 August 2011
...-Counterpoint Understanding Prices and Quantities in the U.S. Health Care System Jonathan Skinner Dartmouth College The research on regional variation in health care utilization seems to elicit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 239–261.
Published: 01 April 1988
... surround the physician's choice of diagnosis and treatment mode. However, this does not imply a breakdown of the agency relationship. In this paper we extend our earlier model of demand inducement to include variations in the quantity of services (which was previously assumed to be less than socially ideal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 649–670.
Published: 01 August 2009
... quality as well as quantity of service. With care being free or almost free at the point of use, patients will demand more services than administrators want to provide. The result is rationing by waiting—which should be present in all such systems and is present in most of them. I develop several...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 463–487.
Published: 01 June 1981
...Marc D. Hiller; Vivian Beyda Recent advances in computer technology permit the accumulation, analysis, and storage of an unlimited quantity of medical record information, thereby seriously compounding existing controversies surrounding patient confidentiality and privacy. This article surveys both...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2001) 26 (2): 249–266.
Published: 01 April 2001
... other things, the sheer quantity,diversity, and complexity of medical evidence available today; the various scientific methods that have been advanced for assembling, evaluating, and interpreting such information; and the guides for applying medical research evidence to individual patients' situations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 119–142.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Barry G. Rabe Hazardous waste management poses increasing problems for Canadian provinces and American states, given the vast quantities and types of wastes generated and the virtual inability to open new storage, treatment, or disposal facilities. The Canadian experience is very similar to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 595–609.
Published: 01 August 1985
... from natural experiments in which payment levels were increased, frozen, or decreased. These studies show that freezing or reducing payment levels is not effective in controlling program expenditures, because physicians responded by increasing the quantity and complexity of services provided...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 June 1989
... will only reduce the long- run quantity and quality of physician services below their optimal levels and restrict access for the elderly. This consequence, he argues, will more than offset any benefits the elderly enjoy from paying lower fees. Similarly, in a recent article in this journal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 621–625.
Published: 01 June 1989
... article in this journal, we reviewed empirical studies of demand inducement in the physician services market and extended our previous theoretical work on this subject. Using a model that included both quantity and quality of services, we concluded that the main objection to price controls is that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 771–774.
Published: 01 August 2011
... × Quantity, or E = P × Q. If one wants to reduce national health care expenditures, one might focus on P, constraining the prices paid for services delivered. Alterna- tively, one might focus on Q, constraining the quantity of services pro- vided. These positions are not inherently in contradiction...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 814–815.
Published: 01 August 1984
...), and the acquisition of only the plasma component of blood (the red cells being returned immediately to the donor). Plasma donations can be given more frequently and in greater quantities than can whole blood donations. Blood products, including those used in the treatment of hemophiliacs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 911–921.
Published: 01 August 2015
... because that single private insurer would use its enormous monopoly power to charge very high premiums to employers and individuals. The best solution is for the government to become the single payer of medical providers. High price, not high quantity, is the main reason that US medical expenditure...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 634–650.
Published: 01 August 1981
... could be used to produce the product (i.e., the resources necessary to production are not unique). Under these circumstances behavior is predictable. Start with the assump- tion that consumers will seek to minimize the price paid for any quantity of a good, and producers will seek to maximize...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 967–972.
Published: 01 October 1999
..., quantities, or total expenditures. The last of these is difficult to achieve directly since a health plan has no way to set a global budget; rather, a single payer is needed to achieve this. Conse- quently, the emphasis has been on the first two. Beginning with quantity, we see a proliferation of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 968–970.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., when combined with high demand and budgetary concerns, will tend to impose a logic of increasing the quantity of services at the expense of the degree of attention workers can given to individual clients” (pp. 99-100). The triumph of quantity over quality leads Lipsky to skepticism about...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 June 1986
... forces would determine prices. However. under our regime. for reasons described above, there would be a single (monopsonistic) buyer who would be obliged to choose a spe- cific price and quantity goal. The analysis is clearer with the help of simple dia- grams. Markets for organs can be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2002) 27 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 2002
... punch, but it captures the essence of this collection of articles, commentaries, and book reviews on managed competition, community partnerships, and vulnerable pop- ulations. Varying quantities of thought or money, advocacy or criticism, and action or stalemate have been associated with these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 697–707.
Published: 01 August 2012
... (Murray 2009; Zhang 2009) thus fail to fully take into account the growth rate of the quantity of hospital care in Maryland; they are obtained by tak- ing the difference in unit payments and multiplying by the actual number of admissions. In effect they assume that growth in admission or admis...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 588–592.
Published: 01 August 1981
... the con- sumer the effects are costly, and for society, wasteful. Where excess profits occur, consumers are paying more than the cost of production for the goods and services they are purchasing-more, that is, than is neces- sary to induce the required quantities of resources to remain...