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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 Barack Obama has just completed his first...
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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): 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?storyID...
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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 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 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 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...
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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 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 August 2015) 40 (4): 911–921.
Published: 01 August 2015
... taxes. There would be no patient cost sharing. Individuals would have free choice of doctors. Medicare's single-payer bargaining power would slow price increases and reduce medical cost as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). Taxes as a percentage of GDP would rise from below average to average...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 923–931.
Published: 01 August 2015
... single-payer system would not replace our currently dysfunctional health care politics. It would be a product of that same legislative process and political economy and thus be disfigured by the same interest group politics, path dependence, and fragmentation that Laurence Seidman rightly laments...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1003–1026.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Soonman Kwon; Michael R. Reich Korea recently introduced three major health care reforms: in financing (1999), pharmaceuticals (2000), and provider payment (2001). In these three reforms, new government policies merged more than 350 health insurance societies into a single payer, separated drug...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2007) 32 (2): 247–291.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Mark Schlesinger; Jacob S. Hacker Over the past twenty years, Medicare has been transformed from a single-payer insurer into a hybrid of complementary public and private insurance arrangements. Despite creating ongoing controversy, these changes have resulted in an ironic and largely overlooked...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2018) 43 (1): 69–108.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Martin Gorsky; Gareth Millward Abstract Britain's National Health Service (NHS) is a universal, single-payer health system in which the central state has been instrumental in ensuring equity. This article investigates why from the 1970s a policy to achieve equal access for equal need was...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1996) 21 (1): 99–128.
Published: 01 February 1996
... disproportionately more likely to be self-identified conservatives, less likely to favor an employer mandate plan, more likely to be fifty to sixty-four years old, more likely to be men, and more likely to have greater interest in and knowledge of the health care issue. Even in California, where a single-payer...