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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2019
... efforts that reinforce its historical position, despite a loss of members. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 physicians interest groups rent-seeking lobbying American Medical Association The American Medical Association (AMA) has had a long-standing influence over health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 771–791.
Published: 01 October 2018
... higher medical malpractice and administrative costs; health care purchasing occurs in a fragmented marketplace; and rent seeking rewards providers with favorable prices at the expense of consumers. Of these explanations, rent seeking is compelling partly because it is more consistent than other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2007) 32 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., prices, and administration be made available to employers (and other pools) in much the way that self-insured groups currently rent networks from private insurers. Duke University Press 2007 American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Public Policy Institute. 2005. Medicare at Forty: Past...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 793–795.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... The article by Tal Gross and Miriam J. Laugesen in this special issue examines many of the explanations that have been offered to explain why United States has higher prices than the other countries. With the possible exception of rent-seeking behavior (discussed below), the authors are correct that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 475–496.
Published: 01 April 1997
... Economics 1 ( 2 ): 20 -53. Kessel , R. A. 1970 . The AMA and the Supply of Physicians. Law and Contemporary Problems (spring). Krueger , A. O. 1974 . The Political Economy of the Rent-Seeking Society. American Economic Review 64 : 291 -303. Kuran , T. 1995 . Private Truths...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 1145–1164.
Published: 01 October 2001
... the country.” What did organized medicine seek to accomplish with the repeated and sustained application of this political leverage? To use the terminol- ogy of Arrow’s economist colleagues, a main objective was the acquisi- tion of rents. In the public...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 923–931.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The same congressional committee chairs will remain in place to bedevil Democratic and Republican administrations with self-interested micromanagement of Medicare procurement and other rent-seeking behavior. The same justices would sit on the Supreme Court. As...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 731–738.
Published: 01 October 2018
... rent seeking—successful lobbying by physicians, hospitals, and drug companies to keep their incomes and revenues high—and at this point prices are seen to be a problem not only of economics but also of political economy. Political power much constrains the cost-depressing effects of widely advertised...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 June 1999
... are also examples of resilience and ingenuity as these young women cope with the challenges of violent, drug-infested neighborhoods, poor housing, limited health and child care, and a lack of income. Two young mothers, defying welfare rules, double up to save rent and create their own kind of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2010
... capacity, human rights, civic mobilization, and ethnic conflict and rent seeking to intro- duce his alternative theory, boundary politics. He then provides an entire chapter on global health governance, which was very much needed. I say this because — and as Lieberman also asserts — essentially...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2010
... different political theories, ranging from democratization, state capacity, human rights, civic mobilization, and ethnic conflict and rent seeking to intro- duce his alternative theory, boundary politics. He then provides an entire chapter on global health governance, which was very much needed. I...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 296–301.
Published: 01 April 2010
... different political theories, ranging from democratization, state capacity, human rights, civic mobilization, and ethnic conflict and rent seeking to intro- duce his alternative theory, boundary politics. He then provides an entire chapter on global health governance, which was very much needed. I...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 811–840.
Published: 01 August 2014
... relatively low income threshold made the Dutch SHI system much more vulnerable to rent-seeking strategies of private health insurers than the German one (Schut 1995 ). Already in the late 1970s, private health insurers in the Netherlands started to offer substantially lower premiums to the low-risk groups...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 142–151.
Published: 01 February 1980
... the National Health Survey Series 10, No. 86 (1974); U.S., Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, National Center for Health Services Research and Development, Cur- rent Estimates from the Health Interview Survey, S., 1974, U.data from the National Health Survey Series...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 503–508.
Published: 01 April 1997
...- oped world is clearly such an assertion. But the response that both gov- ernments and markets may “fail,” and that rent seeking is universal, leads one back into the realm of the a priori, where all things are possible and conclusions are reached only by convention (commonly in the form of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2001) 26 (5): 835–850.
Published: 01 October 2001
... they do, and why they persist. This echoes the reasons he provided in 1963 for rejecting the special interest, rent-seeking explana- tions for professional licensing in favor of his own more nuanced story about information and uncertainty. “I think this explanation, which...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 February 2018
... first symptoms of schizophrenia. His mother rented space in a local hotel, drove Kevin back and forth from his classes, and made sure he attended daily consultations with his therapist. As their sons further descended into their illnesses, both parents were in constant touch with psychiatrists and other...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 609–621.
Published: 01 June 2006
... the state action doctrine into a blank check for state legislative concessions to rent-seeking private parties. The state action doctrine has a role to play in assuring that the best available institution decides whether market imperfections exist and what, if anything, should be done about...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 423–435.
Published: 01 June 2006
... public) interests, while simultaneously insulat- ing those policies from antitrust scrutiny. Indeed, Brewbaker cuttingly describes the state action doctrine as “a blank check for state legislative concessions to rent-seeking private parties.” At the same time, marketists like Lesser and Ginsburg...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 587–607.
Published: 01 June 2006
... article attributing the prevalence of exclu- sionary licensure for physicians more to the need for a public-interested legislative response to “uncertainty in the mind of the consumer as to the quality of the product” than to physician rent-seeking). 594 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law...