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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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? This...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 447–451.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Michael S. Sparer; Lawrence D. Brown; Lawrence R. Jacobs Duke University Press 2009 Editors’ Note Exploring the Concept of Single Payer As this issue goes to press, President...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 by...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 277–288.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Kip Sullivan © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Aetna. n.d. Transforming Health Care. www.aetna.com/about/aoti/aetna_perspective/uninsured.html (accessed May 19, 2009). Albany (NY) Times Union. 2009. Put Single-Payer on the Table. May 19. www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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. Is a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 35–56.
Published: 01 February 2014
... 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2011) 36 (3): 373.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Gottschalk helps us understand why Democrats abandoned the movement for a single-payer system in lieu of a public option. She examines why this approach failed, as well as its costs and implications. In a response to the hyperbolic descriptions above, I then demonstrate how the ACA is neither extreme...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 829–853.
Published: 01 October 2011
... substantive debate surrounding whether savings, debt, education, or single parenthood is relevant. There was also substantial variation in experts' assessed affordability scores. Nevertheless, median expert affordability assessments were not far from those of ACA. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2012) 37 (4): 611–632.
Published: 01 August 2012
... public and private resources in innovative organizational arrangements. Canada stands as a counterpoint: no window of opportunity for major change occurred, and the bilateral monopoly created by its prototypical single-payer model provided few footholds for entrepreneurial activity. The increased...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 923–970.
Published: 01 December 2007
... over health care reform. Some labor leaders advocate a bottom-up mobilization in support of a single-payer solution that would dismantle the system of job-based benefits rooted in private insurance. Others stake their health care strategy on wooing key business leaders to be constructive partners in...