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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., they are the only providers for which current reporting requirements make it possible to fully assess racial disparities in use and quality of care. We find that African Americans' use of nursing homes in 2000 in the United States was 14 percent higher than Caucasians' use. The largest relative African American use...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Deborah Stone Although racial and ethnic disparities in health have been on the federal government's agenda since 1985, no policy reforms have significantly reduced disparities. The question arises whether states can effectively address this issue without waiting for solutions from the national...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 225–258.
Published: 01 April 2022
... such as lead and air pollution, and racial attitudes are all associated with racial disparities in health, beyond what individual risk factors alone would predict (Burris and Hacker 2017 ; Chae et al. 2018 ; Orchard and Price 2017 ). All of these factors capture elements of “institutional” or structural...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 10234170.
Published: 27 September 2022
... Trounstine and Goldman-Mellor Segregation and Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes County-Level Segregation and Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Outcomes Jessica Trounstine Sidra Goldman-Mellor University of California, Merced Abstract Context: Segregation has been linked to unequal life chances...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
...David R. Williams; Valerie Purdie-Vaughns Abstract Large racial/ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) differences in health persist in the United States. Eliminating these health disparities is a public health challenge of our time. This article addresses what is needed for social and behavioral...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care . Washington, DC : National Academies . Ray Rashawn , Gilbert Keon L. , and Sewell Abigail A. 2016 . “ Mobile Technology as a Conduit for Reducing Obesity-Related Health Disparities .” Issues in Race and Society...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 185–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Brian K. Gibbs; Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson; Matthew D. McHugh; Amal N. Trivedi; Deborah Prothrow-Stith Eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care, a major focus of Healthy People 2010 , remains on the national agenda and among the priorities for the administration...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 131–158.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Merlin Chowkwanyun Abstract What exactly is a “racial health disparity”? This article explores five lenses that have been used to answer that question. It contends that racial health disparities have been presented—by researchers both within academia and outside of it—as problems of five varieties...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (5): 861–887.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of respondents believe that response to COVID-19 in prisons and immigrant detention centers should be a high priority. They also found Americans are more supportive of harm reduction measures than decarceration efforts. Information about racial disparities increases support decarceration. They did not find any...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 547–566.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to target and address racial disparities, politics can undermine the steps necessary to do so. Close scrutiny of the ACA during its first decade reveals how race intersects with politics to render public policy less equitable and more vulnerable to erosion. Ultimately, this analysis points to the ways...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (4): 489–514.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of payment mechanisms. His papers on rationing of health care established a framework for examining alternative allocation mechanisms and just decision making. Influential papers dealt with risk selection, policy challenges in managed care, reducing racial disparities, trust relationships between patients...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (5): 831–845.
Published: 01 October 2020
...-standing public programs with an existing track record related to health equity. In this article, we discuss seven ACA provisions with regard to their intended and realized impact on social inequalities in health, focusing primarily on socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities. Arriving at its 10th...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
... reports about racial and ethnic disparities to understand the strategic consequences of issue framing. We draw lessons about how disparities research can have a greater impact on public policy. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 U.S. Policy on Health Inequities...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 811–838.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Jason Schnittker; Ke Liang Although some scholars suggest that racial/ethnic concordance between physicians and patients will do much to eliminate disparities in medical care, the evidence for concordance effects is mixed. Using nationally representative data with an oversample of blacks...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 153–184.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Kala Ladenheim; Rachel Groman How have state legislatures acted to address racial and ethnic disparities in health care? This article examines trends over time in state legislation related to disparities in care and access, proposed legislation during one biennial session, and contemporary...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (5): 749–770.
Published: 01 October 2017
... : 235 – 86 . Chen Jie , Vargas-Bustamante Arturo , Mortensen Karoline , and Ortega Alexander N. 2016 . “ Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care Access and Utilization under the Affordable Care Act .” Medical Care 54 , no. 2 : 140 – 46 . Crossley Mary...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (6): 709–729.
Published: 01 December 2022
... (Essien et al. 2018 ). They are also less likely to receive guideline-directed or emergency-use treatments and preventive or acute care therapies (Rodriguez et al. 2021 ). These treatment disparities persist despite the significant economic costs associated with downstream health inequities among racial...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2006
... (1980) on socioeconomic inequalities in the United Kingdom and the Heckler report (1985) on racial disparities in the United States. But, for reasons discussed in several of the articles in this issue, the full impact of these reports was not evident until well after they were published. Joseph...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (6): 921–959.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Sarah E. Gollust; Paula M. Lantz; Peter A. Ubel Despite the salience of health disparities in media and policy discourse, little previous research has investigated if imagery associating an illness with a certain racial group influences public perceptions. This study evaluated the influence...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (6): 1061–1095.
Published: 01 December 2011
... for government-financed health insurance. Beliefs about social groups and causal attributions are, however, tightly intertwined. We find that when groups suffering ill health are defined in racial, class, or gender terms, Americans differ in their attribution of health disparities to individual behaviors versus...