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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (4): 665–677.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Claus Wendt Abstract This article discusses recent developments in and new principles of European social health insurance (SHI). It analyses how privatization policies and competition have altered social insurance and whether financial difficulties are caused by social insurance features...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (4): 585–614.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Hans Maarse; Aggie Paulus Social health insurance reform has evolved as an important public policy issue in several European countries. Some of the most important reform programs have been the introduction of managed competition, a shift from full retrospective reimbursement of health insurers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (6): 1013–1024.
Published: 01 December 2018
... : 510 – 21 . Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 social insurance Medicare Medicaid entitlements means testing How should health care be financed in the United States? At the origins of the American welfare state, in the 1930s, the advocates for more equal and adequate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 June 1992
...-like financing, in contrast, tends to be mandatory and not earmarked for health care, with coverage not dependent upon making payments and payments going to governments. Over the past century, most industrialized nations have developed highly popular social insurance programs to cover periods...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., which reveals broad trends regarding governments' role in financing, service provision, and regulation. In particular, we identified increasing similarities between the three system types we delineate as National Health Service (NHS), social health insurance, and private health insurance systems. We...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 979–1005.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of the German social health insurance (SHI) system is sustainable, in light of economic malaise that characterized the 1990s and heightened global competition. In this article, we document twelve significant attempts to reform health care financing in Germany and critically appraise them according...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (6): 1129–1149.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Naoki Ikegami Japan has managed to provide universal coverage at relatively low cost by containing prices and restricting the conditions for which services can be billed in the compulsory social health insurance (SHI) program. However, decline in Japan's economic growth ushered in new actors backed...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (3): 353–387.
Published: 01 June 2010
... on management and governance in the (private) ambulatory care sector, and section 4 on the (mainly public) hospital sector. The conclusion compares the French model with those developed in the comparative literature and sets out the terms of the dilemma: a state-run social health insurance that lacks both...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (3): 497–534.
Published: 01 June 2007
... depending on the economic, social, and institutional settings in a country or region. Private health insurance schemes can be valuable tools to complement existing health-financing options only if they are carefully managed and adapted to local needs and preferences. Duke University Press 2007...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 543–583.
Published: 01 August 2009
... . Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Greß, S. 2005 . The Role of Private Health Insurance in Social Health Insurance Countries—Implications for Canada. In Access to Care, Access to Justice: The Legal Debate over Private Health Insurance in Canada , ed. C. M. Flood, K. Roach, and L...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (4-5): 679–700.
Published: 01 October 2004
... (5– 6). The enactment of compulsory social health insurance legislation in other Western capitalist countries suggests there was no fundamental rea- son that the United States could not also have adopted social health insur- ance. However, Starr argues, the medical profession was one...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (6): 1001–1022.
Published: 01 December 2002
... influenced its health care in several ways. It changed the health care system and its financing (by introducing a Bismarckian style of social insurance). It then redistributed power from the Ministry of Health to several stakeholders. A major change occurred in the labor market in health care when the flow...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (5): 937–944.
Published: 01 October 2000
... and the Nether- lands (Schokkaert 1996; van de Ven and van Vliet 1992). Overview of Switzerland’s Health Care Sector Political power is very decentralized in Switzerland. The confederation is responsible for social health insurance, which has become mandatory for the entire resident population under...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1057–1071.
Published: 01 December 2008
..., and Changes in Dutch Politics) . Amsterdam: J. H. De Bussy. Maarse, H., and A. Paulus. 2003 . Has Solidarity Survived? A Comparative Analysis of Social Health Insurance Reform in Four European Countries. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 28 : 585 -614. Marmor, T. R. 2007 . Fads...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 595–614.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of oppor- tunity for a real revolution in the politics of health in Israel, reshaping the environment into one of regulated competition among insurers, creation of new institutions for resource allocation in the realm of social health insur- ance, and the impact of these developments on public...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (5): 981–1014.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., Netherlands: Elsevier Gezondheidszorg. Maarse, J. A. M. Hans, and K. Okma. 2004 . The Privatisation Paradox in Dutch Health Care . In Maarse 2004b: 97 -116. Maarse, J. A. M. Hans, and A. Paulus. 2003 . Has Solidarity Survived? A Comparative Analysis of the Effect of Social Health Insurance Reform...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (5): 1001–1021.
Published: 01 October 2015
... ; Freeman 2000 ; Blank and Burau 2004 ; Rothgang et al. 2010 ), takes into account three different models: (1) voluntary insurance; (2) social health insurance; and (3) the National Health Service. 1 Italy is among the countries that — over the decades — have experienced all three models: first...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
...- zur Anbieterselektion: Eigendynamiken wettbewerblicher Reformen in Gesundheitssystemen des Sozialversicherungstyps [From Risk Selection to Selective Contracting: Market Reforms in Social Health Insurance Systems]. Zeitschrift für Sozialreform 55 : 149 –175. Greener, I. 2002 . Understanding...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1107–1131.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and Accountability. Health Affairs 20 ( 3 ): 132 -145. Carrin, G., and C. James. 2004 . Reaching Universal Coverage via Social Health Insurance: Key Design Features in the Transition Period . EIP/FER/DP.04.2. Geneva: World Health Organization. Colombo, F., and N. Tapay. 2004 . Private Health Insurance...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (3): 687–703.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... This is not to say that there is no competition among plans. Dutch sick- ness funds offer supplemental packages of amenity/luxury care. Under the new Dutch social health insurance scheme, there will be as of 2006 a broader element of price competition among plans, though it will be constrained by open...