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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 23–47.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Michelle M. Casey; Anthony Wellever; Ira Moscovice Rural health networks are a potential way for rural health care systems to improve access to care, reduce costs, and enhance quality of care. Networks provide a means for rural providers to contract with managed care organizations, develop their...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 525–558.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Sy Adler; Noelle Dobson; Karen Perl Fox; Lynn Weigand This case study is about the politics of incorporating active-living elements into a concept plan for a new community of about 68,000 people on the edge of the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area. Development on the rural-urban fringe is ongoing...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 71–92.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Yuanli Liu; Keqin Rao The focus of this case study is utilizing research to influence policy in a large developing country. Our experiences involve the lack of health insurance for China's rural populations and how our research helped shape China's recent policy attention and efforts on this issue...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Sara Rosenbaum Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Commentary Why Women Bypass Rural Hospitals Sara Rosenbaum Children's Defense Fund In their article "Bypassing Rural Hospitals," published in this issue, Janet Bronstein and Michael Morrisey show...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 February 1991
...Janet M. Bronstein; Michael A. Morrisey We use data from 1983 and 1988 on hospital use in Alabama to examine the decisions of rural pregnant women to bypass the nearest rural hospital providing obstetric services and seek care elsewhere. The proportion of women who made the decision to bypass the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 95–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Michael D. Rosko; Ryan L. Mutter The Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) contains incentives for hospitals to improve efficiency by placing them at financial risk to earn a positive margin on services rendered to Medicare patients. Concerns about the financial viability of small rural...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 April 1989
...Janet D. Perloff LaVonne Straub and Norman Walzer, Financing Rural Health Care (New York: Praeger, 1988), 256 pp., $42.95. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 Book Reviews 433 to each section, the editors do point out commonalities between the essays that follow. However, in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 101–164.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and aggregate data do not fully capture the multiple facets of women's political expression. Assessing formal and informal channels of political participation in communities and in households promises a fuller picture of the potential influence of women's health agency. Our research project in rural...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1081–1084.
Published: 01 August 1995
...Keith J. Mueller Joyce E. Beaulieu and David E. Berry, eds. Rural Health Services: A Management Perspective . Ann Arbor, MI: AUPHA Press, 1994. 297 pages. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 References Gesler , W. M. , and T. C. Ricketts. 1992 . Health in Rural North America...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1176–1177.
Published: 01 December 2000
...Michael R. Greenberg Thomas C. Ricketts III, ed. Rural Health in the United States . New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. 198 pp. $39.95 paper. 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 1176 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Thomas C. Ricketts III, ed. Rural Health in the United States...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 142–151.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Virginia C. Kennedy The published literature suggests that two factors affect where people seek medical care: the characteristics of the population and the organization of the health care delivery system. In this study, survey data from a rural west Texas population were used to evaluate the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
...Erwin A. Blackstone; Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. This article examines the antitrust issues in rural hospital mergers by focusing on an important antitrust case involving the merger of two small hospitals in Ukiah, California. A key issue in this matter was whether the geographic market served by the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1981) 6 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 1981
... decisions to the treatment facility and board psychiatrist. Rural, low case-load, less professionally-specialized boards also modified the statutory procedures, but conducted the commitment process in a far more ambiguous, open-ended, and tense system with substantial face-to-face client contact. Both urban...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 2015
... nations implement obesity legislation were not supported with cross-national statistical evidence. I then turned to the case of Brazil's response to obesity at three levels of government, national, urban, and rural, to propose alternative hypotheses for why nations pursue obesity policy. The case of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1133–1189.
Published: 01 October 1997
... contracting environments to HMO penetration rates, rural population, physician density, and other variables. States with weak laws also have higher HMO penetration and higher physician density, but smaller rural populations. We conclude that the strongest laws overly restrict the management of care, to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 261–284.
Published: 01 April 2009
... respondent characteristics. Results indicate that few people are using digital technology to get information, communicate with health personnel, or make online medical purchases. Furthermore, less well educated, lower-income individuals living in rural areas tend to use the health care Internet less than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
... the hospitals were in rural areas and 57 percent were small (less than 150 beds). Most of the patients (87.2 percent) incurred uncompensated amounts under $2,500, and 40 percent of the cases were below $500. About 72 percent of the patients with uncompensated care were from the same county as the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1989) 14 (2): 309–325.
Published: 01 April 1989
... more geographically accessible than many private physicians and expand the availability of care to Medicaid patients rather than substituting for care provided by private physicians. In rural areas, in contrast, the availability of care from public facilities appears to reduce the level of care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2016) 41 (6): 1185–1196.
Published: 01 December 2016
...James Brasfield Abstract For a century Missouri was a bellwether state in presidential elections, always picking the winner. Since 2008 it has been experiencing a partisan divide along urban/rural lines with President Obama losing the state twice. The battle over Medicaid expansion found a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1135–1172.
Published: 01 December 2014
... devolving safety net. Drawing on unique survey data of more than one thousand nonprofit social service agencies in seven urban and rural communities, this article examines Medicaid funding of nonprofit social service organizations that target programs at working-age, nondisabled adults. We find that about...
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