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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 (2018) 43 (6): 1013–1024.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Theodore R. Marmor Abstract Social insurance, like commercial insurance, is about protection against financial risk. In the United States, Medicare and the Social Security Administration's programs for retirement, disability, worker's compensation, and worker's life insurance have become dominant...
Published: 01 December 2018
Figure 1 Articles with “Social Insurance” in the title, 1900–1990 More
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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 (2001) 26 (6): 1403–1406.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Dorothy P. Rice Robert M. Ball. Insuring the Essentials: Bob Ball on Social Security. New York: Century Foundation Press, 2000. 324 pp. $14.95 paper. 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 JHPPL 26.6 09 Books 12/18/01 2:34 PM Page 1403...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2009) 34 (4): 543–583.
Published: 01 August 2009
... issue than the gap coverage itself. Parallel coverage raises more significant independent issues. It is particularly related to the dynamics and politics of waiting lists in the statutory system. Waiting lists appear to be a greater concern in single-pool systems than in social insurance systems due...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (2): 221–246.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Joseph White Traditional Medicare is being threatened from two political directions. The current Republican coalition, on the right, simply dislikes social insurance in principle. It seeks privatization for its own sake. Another perspective, centrist and well established among political...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (4): 605–638.
Published: 01 August 2002
... hard times during the Great Depression also aligned big business interests with those of reformers seeking compulsory social insurance. Unlike the present case, however, the economic climate did not quickly improve, and the social insurance reform of the New Deal succeeded. The article speculates...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1992) 17 (3): 403–424.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Marc A. Cohen; Nanda Kumar; Thomas McGuire; Stanley S. Wallack Congress is considering proposals to improve its financing of long-term care. The key issue is whether it should support a social insurance program or a program targeted to a population group defined by income and assets. Social...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 11257040.
Published: 03 April 2024
... (an existing measure of social insurance generosity) on LE at birth across different model specifications in the magnitude of a 0.10-0.15-year increase in LE at birth (p < 0.05) and a measure of status preservation (0.11, p < 0.05). We find less consistent support for our redistribution and poverty...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (2): 173–189.
Published: 01 April 1977
...Judith M. Feder This article argues that Medicare policy toward hospitals has been profoundly influenced by the perspectives and goals its administrators acquired in a social insurance agency. The social insurance perspective meant priority to efficient claims payment over controlling the impact...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 7 (1): 197–226.
Published: 01 February 1982
...William E. Steslicke This article first reviews the history of Japanese social policy in the post-World War II period, and then focuses specifically on the policy and politics of national health insurance. It describes the roles and motivations of the primary participants in the formulation...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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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 (1992) 17 (4): 689–714.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Naoki Ikegami Japan was the first non-Western country to introduce social insurance and the first to achieve universal coverage. It has been very successful in helping to bring about high health levels among its citizens at reasonable cost. Consequently, it provides a unique model for the newly...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (6): 907–920.
Published: 01 December 2020
... concerning famine and related challenges, the author discusses the accompanying implications for social justice. Social justice in catastrophe requires strong social insurance structures and legal protections for the most vulnerable people, who would otherwise lack economic resources and political influence...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (3): 373.
Published: 01 June 2011
... a broad historical look and shows us how social insurance, Lockean liberalism, a broken Congress, and our need for a neo-Progressive technical fix have shaped the U.S. health care system and this particular reform. Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell explain how the ACA is yet another example...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (2): 633–666.
Published: 01 April 1997
..., with the goals of generating savings for the state, improving access for Medicaid beneficiaries, and sometimes, expanding coverage to those who were previously uninsured. Yet Medicaid is a complex social insurance system that over time has been used to finance a variety of needs, often using cross-subsidies...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (4): 611–632.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of power, the mix of instruments of control, and the organizing principles. As a result, mature systems representing the ideal-typical health care state categories of national health systems and social insurance (Britain and the Netherlands, respectively) were transformed into distinctive national hybrids...