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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... thus may both reduce barriers to compensation and increase disclosure of error. Little evidence, however, is available on the performance of such systems. This article reports on the analysis of two data sources—a sample of hospital admissions and a complete set of compensation claims for medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... interventions to be successful. We draw on important insights for reducing social inequalities in health that David Mechanic articulated more than a decade ago in his article “Disadvantage, Inequality, and Social Policy.” We begin by outlining the challenge that interventions that have the potential to improve...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2017) 42 (5): 901–924.
Published: 01 October 2017
... related to developing health literacy, improving health outcomes, and contributing to reducing health disparities by race and health insurance status. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 health disparities race minority health mobile phone technology health policy Blacks and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
... question whether anything works to prevent or reduce obesity. In this essay I review the evidence on the effectiveness of antiobesity programs. Although some programs have had negligible effects, others have had small beneficial effects on diet, physical activity, and weight. Nutrition labels on packaged...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2004) 29 (3): 397–430.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Mary K. Olson This article examines the effects of the user fee reform on the speed of drug review in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The results show that even after controlling for increased agency resources, the reform reduced review times among new-drug approvals by 34 percent (95...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 299–311.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Virginia C. Kennedy; Stephen H. Linder; William D. Spears Perceptions of an impending oversupply of physicians have prompted proposals to reduce medical school enrollments in a number of states. Most of these states are also concerned with improving the specialty and geographic distribution of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 103–127.
Published: 01 February 1988
... , B. , N. H. Shanks, and R. Pierce. 1985 . Hospital Cost Containment: A Legislator's Guide. Washington, DC: National Conference of State Legislatures. Reducing Inpatient Hospital Costs: An Attempt at Medicaid Reform in Illinois J. Warren Salmon, University of Illinois...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 75–98.
Published: 01 February 1995
..., particularly when combined with capitation, reduces use of nursing home care. To test this hypothesis, we studied the effect of various contract types for LTC services offered by CCRCs and provision of support services on utilization of nursing home and personal care units. Compared with other types of CCRCs...
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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 February 2013) 38 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Sandra J. Tanenbaum For decades, geographic variation in the use and cost of health care has captured the imagination of researchers and policy makers. As a policy problem, variation suggests its own solution — reducing variation — but the substantive weaknesses of this policy idea invite a second...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 185–218.
Published: 01 February 2006
... Hispanic Origin: A Summary of Current Research. Vital and Health Statistics 2 (128): 1 -13. Rosenthal, J., N. Kaye, and L. Flowers. 2002 . State Purchasing and Regulation of Health Care Services: A Snapshot of Strategies to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities . Portland, ME: National...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1035–1077.
Published: 01 December 2009
... called “performance-based regulation” to combat the problem. Performance-based regulation would impose on manufacturers a legal obligation to reduce the negative social costs of their products. Rather than involving them in litigation or forcing them to operate differently (as “command-and-control...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2010) 35 (6): 961–997.
Published: 01 December 2010
.../7502.pdf (accessed March 5, 2010) . ———. 2009 . The Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Fact Sheet . www.kff.org/medicare/upload/7044-10.pdf (accessed March 5, 2010) . King K. M. 2008 . Competitive Bidding for Medical Equipment and Supplies Could Reduce Program Payments, but...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2007) 32 (5): 759–783.
Published: 01 October 2007
...John A. Nyman Much American health policy over the past thirty-five years has focused on reducing the additional health care that is consumed when a person becomes insured, that is, reducing moral hazard. According to conventional theory, all of moral hazard represents a welfare loss to society...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 April 1981
...Leon S. Robertson The failure (sometimes with harmful effects) of many current public policies to reduce fatal motor vehicle crashes of teenaged drivers points up the need to consider a broader range of policy options. This article examines data on 236,205 drivers in fatal crashes, including 19,470...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 660–685.
Published: 01 August 1984
... a differential payment justified for Medicare, Medicaid, and/or Blue Cross on the basis of differential costs? (2) Have the cost-containment efforts of the dominant payers reduced total payments to hospitals? and (3) What part of the overall savings in payments to hospitals is in the form of reduced...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2004) 29 (3): 451–490.
Published: 01 June 2004
... presumptive eligibility and self-declaration of income have higher enrollment levels. Continuous eligibility and adoption of mail-in applications have no effect on overall enrollment. Waiting periods and premiums reduce enrollment. Stringent welfare reform reduces children's enrollment, despite federal policy...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 613–623.
Published: 01 August 1986
... maintenance organizations (HMOs) which, in their opinion, will result in the market better determining efficient levels of utilization and costs. Extending this argument, the larger the percent of the population in a market area who enroll in HMOs, the greater the market-forcing effect of HMOs in reducing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
...J. Paul Leigh; Arthur L. Frank Economists view taxes as a more efficient means of reducing the consumption of a product than regulation. They have therefore suggested raising cigarette and alcohol taxes to reduce the undesirable effects of tobacco and alcohol on the public's health. This essay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1023–1050.
Published: 01 December 2000
...David T. Levy; Karen B. Friend Empirical studies have found that policies aimed at reducing youth access to tobacco have been successful at increasing retail compliance, but their effects on actual tobacco use are mixed. This article presents a model of youth access policies that helps explain the...