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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
... and authority matter more in terms of the social determinants of health in the United States and in addressing racial health disparities because macroeconomic policies, health care access, social policies of various kinds, workers' rights, the making and enforcement of antidiscrimination law, and tax policies...
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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 (2023) 48 (2): 187–214.
Published: 01 April 2023
...@ucmerced.edu mellor@ucmerced.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 segregation COVID-19 racial disparities rates deaths Patterns of racial segregation in America embody what Paul Starr has called strategic entrenchment. According to Starr, entrenchment is the process...
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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
.... Recent research suggests that the racial technology gap may be less prominent once mobile technologies are examined (Ray, Gilbert, and Sewell 2016 ). Missing, however, is whether mobile technologies can help provide access to health information to reduce health disparities. In this article, we use...
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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 (2024) 49 (3): 403–427.
Published: 01 June 2024
... in COVID-19 mortality (building on a previous multiwave survey effort) as well as causal attributions for racial disparities, the contribution of structural racism, and broader attitudes about public health authority. The authors find anticipated gulfs in perspectives between Democrats on the one hand...
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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 ABC News Nightline . 1999 . America in Black and White...
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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 (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
... defined in terms of socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, or geography; whether pol- 1. There were certainly some earlier seminal commissioned reports, including the Black report (1980) on socioeconomic inequalities in the United Kingdom and the Heckler report (1985) on racial disparities...
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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
.... In this article, I examine in various ways the roads courts have taken, the roads not taken, and possible future paths. Despite the troubling racial disparities that exist in many areas of health care delivery, it is important to reflect on the substantial improvements in equitable access that occurred...
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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...