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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2019) 44 (4): 563–588.
Published: 01 August 2019
... referendum The landmark 2012 US Supreme Court decision in National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) v. Sebelius (567 U.S. 519 [2012]) upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) as federal law. Yet, it limited a key provision of the law that would have expanded health insurance coverage rates...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 537–564.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Elizabeth Laposata; Allison P. Kennedy; Stanton A. Glantz Abstract Tobacco control advocates began to use ballot initiatives to enact tobacco control measures in the late 1970s. In response, the tobacco industry worked for over two decades to change laws governing initiative and referendum...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2019) 44 (4): 559–561.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... One way that the public can directly influence health policy is by voting on ballot initiatives on proposed changes to health care programs. In our first article, David A. Matsa and Amalia R. Miller take a close look at Maine's 2017 referendum on Medicaid expansion. The authors merged election results...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2000) 25 (5): 937–944.
Published: 01 October 2000
... terms of health care expenditure. Second, Switzerland has a very decentralized political system, especially when it comes to matters of health policy. And third, the new Law on Health Insurance (LHI) of 1994, which sur- vived the test of a popular referendum in 1996, has introduced managed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2018) 43 (4): 707–730.
Published: 01 August 2018
... well. In 1994 a single-payer referendum in California was defeated by a margin of 73 percent to 27 percent; in 2002, another such referendum in Oregon was rejected 79 percent to 21 percent; and in 2016, a third such referendum in Colorado lost by a margin of 80 percent to 20 percent (McDonough 2017...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 February 2009
... election of legislators was deemed overly risky at the onset, and thus the U.S. Senate relied on a politically based appointment system to construct its membership. In our own time, popular ballot-based referendums have generally come at a cost to good government; the public rarely understands the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 February 2009
... election of legislators was deemed overly risky at the onset, and thus the U.S. Senate relied on a politically based appointment system to construct its membership. In our own time, popular ballot-based referendums have generally come at a cost to good government; the public rarely understands the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1353–1360.
Published: 01 December 2001
... witnessed how issue ads helped to define and set the terms of the debate and the focus of discus- sion. For example, in this case the ads made the debate over health reform a referendum on big government, tapping into Americans’ long- established mistrust...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 709–753.
Published: 01 August 1990
... National Health Referendum. HealthlPAC Bulletin 17 ( 3 ): 16 -17. Danielson , D. A. , and A. Mazer. 1986 . The Massachusetts Referendum for a National Health Program. Journal of Public Health Policy 7 ( 2 ): 161 -73. Danielson , D. A. , and A. Mazer. 1987 . Results of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 705–742.
Published: 01 October 2010
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 737–747.
Published: 01 August 1985
... implement the regulation. The three legislative referendums would have capped hospital revenues until 1990; extended the state’s certification-of-need program until April 1986, implemented a hospital bed moratorium until April 1986, capped hospital rate increases, and established a committee to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 613–623.
Published: 01 June 2011
... individual mandate to purchase insurance; in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arizona, the measures passed by large margins. (Colorado voters defeated a similar referendum, 53 percent to 47 percent.) To turn the public view more positive, sustained proreform market- ing activities seem essential. Yet these...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2002) 27 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2002
... political perspective (politics as expressed through a health referendum or telephone survey or town meetings). On the other hand, an individual hospital might view CCN as a marketing device, a public relations effort that required a minimal commitment of hospital resources or a veil for creating a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 887–900.
Published: 01 August 2014
... advisory group of stakeholders and researchers was convened to discuss the proposed pay-or-play bill being considered by the legislature. While the bill passed and was signed into law by former governor Gray Davis, it was narrowly defeated via referendum during Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's first term...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 April 1980
... Proposition 5, a referendum issue which restricted smoking in indoor work areas and public places. Tobacco interests spent six million dollars in the campaign against Proposition 5, featuring as their prime advertising theme the slogan: We Don’t Need Any More Big Brother Laws-Vote No on 5. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 177–202.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the uninsured and health care costs. A recent successful refer- endum campaign in the city of Portland, supporting a single-payer health care system, added a sense of urgency to the political climate. Despite the fact that this referendum was largely symbolic, expressing citizen pref- erence...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1990) 15 (4): 833–856.
Published: 01 August 1990
... recommended that “the state legislature establish as an objective the reimbursement of 50 percent 5. Local dissatisfaction with the widespread use of this approach eventually led in the 1970s to the enactment of the Headlee Amendment in a public referendum. The impact of the amendment was very...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 947–976.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Coast Group Medicine Gains, New York Times, 20 August 1939. 954 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Ray Lyman Wilbur had actually supported an abortive 1918 attempt by referendum to create a state system in California (see below).6 Wilbur, later president of Stanford University, had been...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 679–708.
Published: 01 August 2001
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2003) 28 (4): 585–614.
Published: 01 August 2003