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Published: 01 October 2013
Figure 2 Scale for State Implementation of Medicaid Expansion Figure 2. Scale for State Implementation of Medicaid Expansion More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 1051–1061.
Published: 01 August 1995
.... Books Review Essay A Large-Scale Social Science Experiment in Health Finance: Findings, Significance, and Value Joseph P. Newhouse and The Insurance Experiment Group. Free for All? Lessons from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment. Cam- bridge...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 971–999.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Tuba I. Agartan Abstract Explaining policy change has been one of the major concerns of the health care politics and policy development literature. This article aims to explain the specific dynamics of large-scale reforms introduced within the framework of the Health Transformation Program in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 949–973.
Published: 01 December 1998
... merger included a nearby larger city. The economic efficiency of small rural hospitals and the competitive implications of their mergers are examined in the context of the Ukiah case. Economies of scale are shown to be important for small rural hospitals and should mitigate any increase in price. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Bradford L. Kirkman-Liff The West German health care system pays ambulatory care physicians on a fee-for-service basis but employs a national relative value scale and regional capitation-based revenue pools to achieve expenditure controls on total physician reimbursement. Physician-controlled...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 676–683.
Published: 01 August 1982
... assumption on the part of state policymakers that there are increasing returns to scale in mental hospitals. The bulk of empirical evidence suggests that returns to scale are constant. Thus, in many cases one may forego the political conflict inherent in closing hospitals by shrinking them with no loss in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2007) 32 (3): 497–534.
Published: 01 June 2007
... regulation; and finally, (3) South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, where PHI will only play a marginal role in the foreseeable future while the scaling up of small-scale, nonprofit insurance schemes appears to be of critical importance. Overall, this survey shows that the role of private insurance varies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 355–386.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Grant Reeher Although the nation failed during the past decade to enact large-scale,structural change in government health policy, it has seen health care in the private sector remodeled dramatically during the same period. In this article I argue that a new round of equally significant changes is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 653–687.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Karl Hinrichs The statutory health care scheme represents the most ambitious branch of the German social insurance system because it entails interpersonal redistribution on a large scale. The stability of this centerpiece of the German welfare state thus depends on a “culture of solidarity” to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 363–382.
Published: 01 April 1997
...Paul B. Ginsburg Health care exhibits a competitive dynamic today that increasingly resembles that in other service industries. Organizations are becoming larger to achieve scale economies and to increase market power. Vertical integration, whether through ownership or complex contracts, is also...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2014) 39 (2): 369–416.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Postnatal Depression Scale), mental and physical health (SF-12 Health Survey), and maternal childbirth-related symptoms were measured at each time period. Two-stage least squares analysis showed that the relationship between leave duration and postpartum depressive symptoms is U-shaped, with a minimum at...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 June 1990
... operations. Although the literature varies in quality, all the studies fall short in one or more of the following dimensions: an appropriate control group, a comprehensive definition of cost and outcomes, and sufficient duration and scale to measure changes and use of medical services in a general population...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1998) 23 (6): 879–904.
Published: 01 December 1998
... appraise how well it performs in gauging variations in hospital costs and efficiency. This appraisal suggests that frontier methods are quite promising, but that they may not yield sufficiently unambiguous results to serve the short-term needs of hospital regulators interested in scaling reimbursement...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Peter Davis; Roy Lay-Yee; Julie Fitzjohn; Phil Hider; Robin Briant; Stephan Schug The issues of patient safety and quality of care have gained policy attention with a growing appreciation of the scale and impact of medical injury in health systems. While the focus is clearly on the prevention of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2003) 28 (5): 821–858.
Published: 01 October 2003
... opportunities for policy entrepreneurs to broaden Medicaid's scale and scope as well as foreseeable vulnerabilities that must be overcome if Medicaid is to realize its full potential. © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Beamer, Glenn. 1999 . Creative Politics:Taxes and Public Goods in a Federal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 581–616.
Published: 01 June 2001
... will exists, states can substantially expand coverage. However, as one moves up the income scale,political support and resources are harder to come by. Further, concerns grow about the interface of public and private coverage, with issues of“crowd out” and other distributional questions dominating the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 362–387.
Published: 01 June 1977
... large-scale development and demonstration to support for short-term, targeted analytical research. This shift has occurred without a thorough examination of the effectiveness of either strategy for policy-making. The analysis of the structural relationships of the Center do not provide any evidence of a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2005) 30 (3): 427–452.
Published: 01 June 2005
...Mark A. Hall On the heels of widespread patient protection legislation in the states,the managed care industry abandoned or greatly scaled back the core elements of gatekeeping, utilization management, and financial incentives, which are the very targets of this legislation. This article explores...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1982) 7 (3): 723–733.
Published: 01 June 1982
... of participation on a national scale. This note reports on a national study of Health Systems Agencies designed to inventory the participation objectives and methods in use, identify major participants and obstacles, and analyze impacts and factors influencing practice in the field. Among the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 273–292.
Published: 01 April 2002
..., containment, and emergency health care for mass casualties. However, it is clear that even small-scale CBN incidents—like the recent spread of anthrax spores through the mail—can cause widespread confusion, fear, and psychological stress that have lasting effects on the health of affected communities and on a...