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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 153–165.
Published: 01 February 1988
... market. Spurred by changes in their environments, hospitals during the last decade have become markedly less homogeneous in their range of products and geographic markets. As a result, the impact of hospital mergers in the future may need to be assessed in multiple, more narrowly defined relevant markets...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 508–530.
Published: 01 August 1978
... supporters, and offers an alternate mode of evaluating proposals for stricter requirements for professional licensure. The three relevant issues to be explored in each case are: whether there is a proven connection between the proposed requirement and quality of care; what the cost of the change would be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 265–290.
Published: 01 April 1998
... specialize in orphan drugs. The many policy options from other countries identified in this study are especially relevant, given increasing calls for reform of the U.S. Orphan Drug Act. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Arno , P. , K. Bonuck, and M. Davis. 1995 . Rare...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1998) 23 (2): 319–361.
Published: 01 April 1998
... determining the common factors that maximized states’ opportunities for success. In all, some nine lessons are identified that have relevance for other states wishing to follow a similar road to reform. Most important among these are a “window of opportunity” for policy action, having entrepreneurial...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 181–217.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Jason Barabas Scholars suspect that public policies affect public opinion, but the empirical evidence is mixed, and contemporary theories advance offsetting predictions. This study examines two allegedly similar private investment account programs that differ in politically relevant ways...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 525–542.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Jonathan Lomas The impact of research information depends on its ability to change beliefs or policy assumptions within the relevant audiences. As a hybrid of American and British systems, Canada's chosen decision-making structure for policy-making and its legislative framework for health insurance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 697–750.
Published: 01 August 1996
... nonprofit hospitals are, at best, only partially relevant to expectations for nonprofit managed care plans. Can we expect nonprofit ownership to substantially affect the behavior of an increasingly competitive managed care industry dealing with insured populations? In what ways will nonprofit ownership...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 1996
... expenditures by analyzing spending data from the fifty states between fiscal years 1987 and 1992. Our findings suggest that this block grant has stimulated state spending, but this effect may be relevant only since 1990 and, in fact, differs among states. Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
... more than one hundred individual stakeholders about mental health purchase-of-service contracting. I also examined relevant documents about contracting practices for mental health services in each state. My results suggest that state policy makers can use mental health contracting to effect multiple...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 879–904.
Published: 01 December 1998
... rates to the efficiency with which hospitals deliver services. Other policy-relevant strengths and weaknesses of frontier techniques are also discussed. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Aigner , Dennis , C. A. Knox Lovell, and Peter Schmidt. 1977 . Formulation and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 707–730.
Published: 01 October 2002
... implementation of a rule. The article diagnoses the condition of regula mortis, explains its effects in the Medicare case, and draws on principles of administrative law to propose remedies to break the logjam. While the case of coverage criteria is important in its own right, it has wider relevance. All health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 773–800.
Published: 01 October 2002
... quantitative models, which include politically relevant variables and measure identification with mental illness in two different ways. These findings suggest that mental health is policy for the few because those most supportive of government spending increases are persons who share the common identity of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1001–1022.
Published: 01 December 2002
... study of relevant policy documents. We conclude that all stakeholders underpin the need for a structured approach toward health manpower planning in the form of a more coherent system of planning, decision making, and control. A compromise on mutual responsibilities between the less dominant Ministry of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 405–423.
Published: 01 June 1988
... per se is unjustified, though age may play a carefully defined role in medical assessments relevant to patient selection. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Aaron , Henry J. , and William B. Schwartz. 1984 . The Painful Prescription: Rationing Hospital Care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 547–564.
Published: 01 June 1988
... the factors that are relevant to the issue of determining the adequate level of profit are identified. The paper ends with a plea for better data on NFP profits. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References American Hospital Association. Various years. Hospital Statistics...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 581–616.
Published: 01 June 2001
... lead the effort to expand health care coverage under the federal system is relevant in strategizing how to cover the uninsured; the more critical issues stem from the challenge of the mixed and fragmented mode of public-private financing of our pluralistic health care system. We base this argument on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 137–169.
Published: 01 February 1995
... that are relevant to the merger guidelines among challenged and unchallenged mergers. We found that (1) the specific standards articulated in the merger guidelines do not provide good predictability of when a hospital merger challenge would occur, and (2) comparisons of challenged and unchallenged...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1996) 21 (1): 69–98.
Published: 01 February 1996
..., and grassroots efforts are not representative. Applications of the veil of ignorance are more useful for identifying principles relevant to health care rationing than for making concrete rationing decisions. I outline a process of decision making, specifically for health care, that relies on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2003) 28 (1): 77–108.
Published: 01 February 2003
... relevant to dilemmas faced by contemporary policy makers. Specifically, how did the CHP“survive” even though government leaders had moved away from traditional direct service models, choosing to focus more attention on indirect insurance reimbursement? © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Abbott...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 February 1980
.... Examination of the historical context of the decision, however, suggests other factors that may have played a more important role than judicial precedents. The debate prompted by Hammer v. Dagenhart has much relevance to such current issues as young agricultural workers, sex discrimination in industry, and...