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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 447–451.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Michael S. Sparer; Lawrence D. Brown; Lawrence R. Jacobs Editors’ Note Exploring the Concept of Single Payer As this issue goes to press, President Barack Obama has just completed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 453–496.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Carolyn Hughes Tuohy In political discourse, the term “single-payer system” originated in an attempt to stake out a middle ground between the public and private sectors in providing universal access to health care. In this view, a single-payer system is one in which health care is financed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 509–530.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Adam Oliver This article discusses some of the merits and demerits of the single-payer model of health care financing, with particular reference to the English National Health Service (NHS). Specifically, it is argued that the main merits are that the model can directly provide universal health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 531–542.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Deborah Stone Health insurance reform requires political solutions, not technocratic fixes. Single payer frames the problem as a grossly inefficient bursar's office. Great political leadership means reframing the problem as a faulty social compact, rewriting the compact, and making everybody play...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 543–583.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Joseph White Single-pool systems as defined in this article may be accompanied by two forms of voluntary health insurance (VHI): gap coverage for benefits not included in the statutory arrangement and parallel coverage through which individuals pay extra for ostensibly superior versions...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 593–615.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Sherry Glied This article uses Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data to assess whether a single-payer health system delivers more care at less cost than do other universal coverage models. Single-payer plans are defined as those that rely on a limited number of revenue...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 617–633.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Michael K. Gusmano; Daniel Weisz; Victor G. Rodwin The question posed in this article is whether single-payer health care systems are more likely to provide equal treatment for equal need (horizontal equity) than are multipayer systems. To address this question, we compare access to primary...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 649–670.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Roger Feldman In this article, I argue that unregulated markets will not find the right level of health care quality but that at the same time it is not clear that single-payer systems will do any better. My perspective combines the economic theory of public goods and the institutional payment...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (2): 277–288.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Kip Sullivan Letter to the Editor Comment on Deborah Stone’s “Single Payer — Good Metaphor, Bad Politics” Kip Sullivan Physicians for a National Health Program...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 813–846.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Christa Altenstetter I examine the potential effects of the creation of a single European market on the health policy regimes of the twelve member states of the European Community (EC), arguing that few changes can be expected in the basic nature of those regimes and that a Community-wide health...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (4): 847–868.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Louis H. Orzack; Kenneth I. Kaitin; Louis Lasagna The European Community (EC) plans to create a single market for pharmaceutical medicines, but the drug industry is closely linked to cultural and societal values concerning health; to the national regulatory agencies responsible for the evaluation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (3): 447–485.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Ashley M. Fox; Nathan J. Blanchet Abstract In May 2011, a year after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Vermont became the first state to lay the groundwork for a single-payer health care system, known as Green Mountain Care. What can other states learn from the Vermont experience...
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Published: 01 April 2014
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1993) 18 (2): 477–489.
Published: 01 April 1993
...Kenneth E. Thorpe Most comparisons of the relative effectiveness of cost containment in the Canadian and U.S. health systems trace Canada's greater success to its single-payer approach. However, these studies ignore the substantial variation that exists in hospital and personal health care spending...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (4): 973–1000.
Published: 01 August 1995
..., despite several recent interruptions in vaccine production and supply. Moreover, the increasing producer concentration in the U.S. and global vaccine industries raises the possibility that more and more important vaccines will be produced by a single firm, often in a single production facility...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
... survey of the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey was analyzed to determine the extent of spend-down among elderly nursing home patients during a single nursing home episode, the proportion of patients who remained Medicaid or private payers throughout their stay, and how the measures varied by patient...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., a sellout to the right wing, as liberal single-payer advocates proclaimed? The ACA's key provisions, the employer mandate and the individual mandate, were Republican policy ideas, and its fundamental principles were nearly identical to the Health Equity and Access Reform Today Act of 1993 (HEART), a bill...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (2): 287–307.
Published: 01 April 1989
... of the hospital (range from 30.9% to 100.0%). The majority of the cases (79.4 percent) with over $5,000 in uncompensated care were treated in urban hospitals. The average age of these patients was 27.2 years. Fifty-four percent of the patients were single, 60.7 percent were female, and nearly all (83.0 percent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... A framework of biosocial risk is quite flexible and may be applied to a variety of issues and programs; however, in this article we focus on the single case of low birth weight to illustrate our argument. In considering specific applications, we further explore how attention to biosocial interactions may...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (1-2): 7–28.
Published: 01 April 2005
... twenty to thirty years to these theoretical frameworks. Our main conclusion is that it is unlikely that a single explanatory theory will ever be able to account for all of the health sector developments in any one country, let alone across many countries with diverse cultures, histories, institutions...