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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (1): 75–105.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of performance. My conclusion illustrates ways that current “report card” approaches to monitoring performance of such systems could be used to monitor, correct, and build trust in equitable treatment. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Beardsley , E. 1986 . Goodbye to Jim...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 379–400.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Huw T. O. Davies; A. Eugene Washington; Andrew B. Bindman Standardized public reporting on the quality of health care (report cards)offers an opportunity to empower purchasers and consumers so that they can make choices that can result in better health care for less money. However,not all...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (2): 269–292.
Published: 01 April 2004
... with these advantages,however, the report card on the state's efforts is mixed. The state enacted a fairly modest set of reforms that were financed largely by the federal government and subject to extensive federal oversight. The Wisconsin story thus seems to be about the politics of incrementalism. But while critics...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 939–968.
Published: 01 October 2016
... to be well informed about a provider's reputation for quality, consequently enhancing performance. Furthermore, not only consumers but also providers seem to seek performance information on the report card to understand their relative position in the market, which thus affects their market strategies...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 773–810.
Published: 01 August 2006
... Compare (www.medicare.gov/mphCompare/home  .asp), a Web site in existence since 2002. Finally, apart from these gov- ernment efforts, individual health plans, such as Kaiser Permanente and United Health Group, have independently disseminated report cards on their own performance. Nursing Home...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (5): 777–827.
Published: 01 October 2009
... with the development of consumer-oriented information and includes published “report cards” about specific providers; publication of hospital- specific mortality rates; general-interest magazine guides to the best doc- tors and hospitals; and implementation of the Hospital Compare Web site, which uses Medicare...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 1127–1135.
Published: 01 October 1999
... ( 5 ): 7 -25. National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 1998a . The State of Managed Care Quality.Washington: NCQA, http://www.ncqa.org. National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 1998b . Do Consumers Use Health Plan Report Cards? Washington: NCQA, December. Schoen , C...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 345–352.
Published: 01 June 2002
...-Product'Problem: Why Health Plan Report Cards Are Not Feasible . Swartz, Katherine. 1999 . The Death of Managed Care as We Know It. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 24 (5): 1201 -1205. Editor’s Note Managed Care Redux...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (3): 551–557.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of Dimes “report card” in which Louisiana received an F for perinatal care and outcomes. The initial action team meetings identified several key areas neces- sary for change. The care coordination team recommended a model of Gee, Alletto, and Keck  ■  The Louisiana Birth Outcomes Initiative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 1107–1136.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of risk-adjusted mortality rates for cardiac surgery. Despite concerns about skimming (Green and Wintfeld 1995 ), CABG and other health report cards appear to have contributed to improvements in care (Fung et al. 2008 ; Mukamel, Haeder, and Weimer 2014 ). 2 For example, risk-adjusted mortality rates...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 1191–1200.
Published: 01 October 1999
...- tition is to increase the amount of information available to consumers, individual or collective, public or private, large and small, through the creation of information mechanisms like “report cards” and HEDIS-type measures. However, report cards are charitably described as crude at best (and I do...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (6): 937–954.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and Bhatt 2017 ), CABG and other health report cards, on average, appear to have improved overall levels of care (Fung et al. 2008 ; Mukamel, Haeder, and Weimer 2014 ; Peterson et al. 1998 ). Pathways to improvement could include changes in provider behavior (Gormley and Weimer 1999 ), exclusion of low...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 967–972.
Published: 01 October 1999
... are health care report cards, which increasingly are administered not only to health plans, but provider groups as well. The idea is to provide consumers with appro- priate measures of performance, such as consumer satisfaction, clinical quality performance, and service performance like waiting times...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1996) 21 (4): 847–851.
Published: 01 August 1996
... -230. Howell , Joel D. 1995 . Technology in the Hospital: Transforming Patient Care in the Early Twentieth Century. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Rivo , Marc L. , and David A. Kindig. 1996 . Report Card on the Physician Work Force in the United States. New England...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (5): 993–999.
Published: 01 October 1999
... representative report card would be too complex to be useful. The counterpoint is, choosing doctors, espe- cially specialists, is simpler. You don’t have to investigate how your car- diologist would do on skin cancer. Assessing the quality of a plan is not only more difficult but less relevant...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (3): 531–574.
Published: 01 June 2015
... care needs of a diverse population in a variety of settings. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 long-term care long-term services and supports health care reform state government health care quality report card Health care in the United States is widely characterized...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (2): 249–279.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... J. Lowe. 2005 . Report Cards and Nursing Homes. Gerontologist 45 : 48 -67. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 2000 . Assuring Quality Care for Nursing Home Residents . September 29. www.cms.hhs.gov/apps/media/press/release.asp?Counter=384 . ———. 2002 . Nursing Home...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (3): 457–495.
Published: 01 June 2007
... they establish an ombudsman office, an internal appeals pro- cess, report cards on the Internet, and so forth, HMOs often extend these measures across the organization. It would be far too confusing to have report cards posted for members with one kind of insurance coverage and not to allow members...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 437–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to get good information about the price and quality of health care goods and services, although numerous states and private entities are experimenting with a range of “report cards” and other strategies for disseminating infor- mation to consumers. Without good information, consumers have more...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (1): 151–152.
Published: 01 February 2007
... at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the coauthor of Policy Analysis: Concepts and Prac- tice (1989, 1992, 1999, 2005), Cost-Benefit Analysis: Concepts and Practice (1996, 2001, 2006), and Organizational Report Cards (1999) as well as articles dealing with policy craft and topics in energy...