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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 320–351.
Published: 01 April 1983
..., comparisons with U.S. experience, and considerable data and tabular information are provided. The German statutory health insurance scheme is known as a very comprehensive and generous one. However, under the pressure from rapidly expanding health care expenditures and a severe economic recession, the German...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 365–404.
Published: 01 June 2012
... similar ways, despite the very different outcomes in the 1940s. Thus, applying the conceptual tools used to explain the U.S. trajectory can deepen appreciation of events in Britain. Attention focuses particularly on working-class hospital contributory schemes and their implications for finance, governance...
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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 October 2016) 41 (5): 1033–1045.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Sandra J. Tanenbaum Abstract Value-based purchasing (VBP) is a widely favored strategy for improving the US health care system. The meaning of value that predominates in VBP schemes is (1) conformance to selected process and/or outcome metrics, and sometimes (2) such conformance at the lowest...
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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 August 1991) 16 (4): 747–760.
Published: 01 August 1991
... profitable business, health insurance has been greatly disturbed by the system inflation accompanying the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid programs. Now self-insurance and various managed-care schemes are major threats. The future may bring consolidation and the strengthening of pools, just the opposite...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... injury. Both are for the same year and region of New Zealand, a country that has maintained a no-fault system of accident compensation for a quarter of a century. Just over 2 percent of hospital admissions were associated with an adverse event that was potentially compensable under scheme criteria. While...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 100–133.
Published: 01 February 1977
... majorities in Congress and a Democratic White House increases the chances that some NHI plan will be adopted. Political analysis suggests that, short of aggressive leadership committed to a comprehensive scheme, a “middle ground” solution will be the outcome. Copyright © 1977 by Duke University Press 1977...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 531–550.
Published: 01 June 1993
.... Reformers need to engage the U.S. citizenry as a whole in democratic discussion about the ideals of government-sponsored health care reforms. Advocates of single-payer plans can do this more readily than supporters of complex public-private schemes such as play or pay or managed competition, but all those...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 695–722.
Published: 01 June 1993
...William A. Glaser The United States has serious and worsening problems in the delivery and financing of health. The debate about reform has inspired many schemes that are persuasive in their presentation, but they are unrealistic: some cannot be enacted by Congress, others would not improve...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 309–332.
Published: 01 April 1980
... planning programs are embedded in past social policy developments and institution-building, it is necessary to first compare the two countries' compulsory health insurance schemes. This is followed by a general profile of each health care system. A third section examines the formulation and implementation...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 352–365.
Published: 01 April 1983
...William A. Glaser Germany created the first national health insurance scheme, and its turbulent history has carried many lessons for all other countries. Health care financing—like all social security financing—redistributes wealth and inevitably is caught up in class politics. Cost-sharing by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 157–180.
Published: 01 February 1985
..., termed heuristics, can provide an effective alternative in such cases. The current paper proposes a general heuristic procedure for solving problems of PHC delivery in developing regions. The heuristic is applied, in detail, to the problem of identifying “best” community financing schemes for PHC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 June 2000
... scheme's jurisdictional integrity has emerged as a key challenge for policy makers in Florida. We explore the relationship that has emerged between NICA and the tort system as competing avenues for families to obtain compensation for severe birth-related neurological injury. By linking NICA claims data...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1995) 20 (2): 275–302.
Published: 01 April 1995
...Maurizio Ferrera In 1978, a sweeping reform created the first national health service of continental Europe: Italy's Servizio Sanitario Nazionale. This new scheme was based on the principle of “full democratic universalism”: The state would provide free and equal benefits to every citizen and the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1998) 23 (5): 725–741.
Published: 01 October 1998
... has focused on monetary incentives. This article explores an alternative—a mutual insurance pool to increase the supply of organs. In the process, criticisms of earlier proposals (specifically the future delivery scheme) are addressed, the operation of an insurance pool is described, and problems...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1989) 14 (3): 601–620.
Published: 01 June 1989
...Gerard Wedig; Janet B. Mitchell; Jerry Cromwell Recently, budget-conscious policymakers have shifted their attention to the physician services market and have begun to consider a wide variety of price regulatory schemes for moderating expenditures in this market. In a recent article in this journal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 691–705.
Published: 01 August 1989
... malpractice coverage for obstetricians and analyzes the ability of the act to resolve the medical malpractice crisis in obstetrics. It also examines the effect of this limited no-fault compensation scheme on obstetricians' incentives and on the welfare of neurologically damaged children. Copyright © 1989 by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2006) 31 (2): 295–319.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Peter Davis; Roy Lay-Yee; Robin Briant; Alastair Scott How can different schemes of compensation for treatment injury be evaluated? This article offers an empirical approach to assessment based on the simulation of alternative models of eligibility using real-world data. It draws on information...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2013) 38 (6): 1071–1079.
Published: 01 December 2013
... evidence that schemes to “get around” politics are futile, they never seem to lose their popularity. The contemporary enthusiasm for health technology assessment and comparative-effectiveness research extends these efforts to find technical, bureaucratic fixes to the problem of health care costs. As the...