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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2014) 39 (6): 1173–1183.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Joanna Bisgaier; Karin V. Rhodes; Daniel Polsky Abstract This article explores how a specialty type's local workforce capacity and a specialty practice's location relate to the likelihood of denying care to children covered by Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) while...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1986) 11 (3): 537–541.
Published: 01 June 1986
... Specialization, 1890–1980 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985), 214 pp., $24.50 Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Review Essays Medical specialties. Martin S. Pernick, A Calculus of Sutering: Pain, Profes- sionalism and Anesthesia in Nineteenth CenturyAmerica (New York...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 200–220.
Published: 01 April 1979
...Lynne R. Davidson This paper asserts that the selection of medical specialty by women physicians-in-training is a “choice by constraint.” Comparative data on men and women interns and residents are provided in order to document parameters of constraint in three separate areas: 1) subjective reasons...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2018) 43 (5): 853–872.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Miriam J. Laugesen Abstract The conventional wisdom that the United States has an imbalance of specialty and generalist physicians is supported by data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which show that just 12 percent of physicians in the United States are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 752–761.
Published: 01 August 1982
... earnings associated with alternative specialty choices. Economic incentives to specialize rather than enter general/family practice are examined initially. Then the incentives influencing the decision to specialize in either primary care or non-primary care fields are considered. Findings are reviewed and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 67–85.
Published: 01 February 2019
... completed their training now belong. The AMA strengthened its alliances with specialty societies and even tried to restructure the organization around organizational (rather than individual) membership: two hundred specialty societies are incentivized to encourage their members to join the AMA. Earlier...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 299–311.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Virginia C. Kennedy; Stephen H. Linder; William D. Spears Perceptions of an impending oversupply of physicians have prompted proposals to reduce medical school enrollments in a number of states. Most of these states are also concerned with improving the specialty and geographic distribution of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 483–508.
Published: 01 June 1992
... may have limited effectiveness in the case of psychiatric services, specialty psychiatric hospitals and eligible psychiatric units of general hospitals are exempt from the system. A variety of payment options have been proposed to integrate these facilities into the PPS. Empirical studies on the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1996) 21 (2): 219–241.
Published: 01 April 1996
... affect clinical decision making. We surveyed 1,540 physicians from four specialty groups (cardiologists, surgeons, obstetrician-gynecologists, and internists) using specialty-specific clinical scenarios. Physicians were in active private practice, were covered by a single malpractice insurer for five or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 147–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
... lobbying, and with gradual increases in membership numbers in specialty organizations that provide educational materials and meeting venues for physicians to remain current in their specialties and to develop and maintain professional relationships. Concurrent with the demographic changes, medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 617–633.
Published: 01 August 2009
... specialty health care services across selected neighborhoods, grouped by average household income, in a single-payer system (the English NHS), a multiple-payer system with universal coverage (French National Health Insurance), and the U.S. multiple-payer system characterized by large gaps in health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 797–819.
Published: 01 August 2015
... substance abuse disorders. The prevalence of these disorders is high, and these individuals often suffer from comorbid chronic medical and social conditions. This article examines the extent to which the nation's fourteen thousand specialty substance abuse treatment (SAT) organizations, which have a daily...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 789–814.
Published: 01 June 1997
... solving the problem of specialty maldistribution (too many specialists) but not the problem of geographic maldistribution (too many medically underserved communities). I also conclude that state workforce efforts have not constituted good policy laboratories and that only federal action can seriously...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1413–1431.
Published: 01 December 1997
... physicians generally enjoyed similar income growth. Under new physician expenditure caps, however, physicians have been unable to resolve conflicts over how to allocate income limits across specialties. Negotiations between physicians face expanding economic issues and diverging interests as expenditure caps...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1977) 2 (3): 319–334.
Published: 01 June 1977
... commissioner; the anticipated passage of national health insurance; and the increased competition from commercial insurance carriers, specialty health care data and management firms and state governments. In concluding, the question is raised whether society should invest further in the future of Blue Cross, a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 463–482.
Published: 01 June 1992
... 1.19 0.77 1.49 High-Risk Specialtye 1.51 1.25 1.18 0.95 Medium-Risk Specialty f 0.91 1.35 1.10 1.85 Non-HMO Office Practiceg 2.19* 1.28 2.10* 1.89 Ever Suedh 0.94 1.89...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 563–594.
Published: 01 August 1985
... structure and of the different occupational groups' permanent power-maximizing strategies. Subsequently, the article assesses the impact of these strategies upon two recent efforts to contain the hospital's costs: a decision to close an expensive specialty clinic, and an attempt to shrink the hospital's...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 89–118.
Published: 01 February 2011
... unable to assess differences in the need for these procedures. Although older persons have greater access to specialty care in the United States, there appears to be much better access to primary care in England. We are unable to draw comparisons on the extent of inequalities in access to health care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1978) 3 (3): 345–360.
Published: 01 June 1978
...Erwin A. Blackstone This article concludes that substantial excess neurosurgical capacity exists. Neurosurgery like other specialties has permitted almost free entry and as a result of such factors as high earnings and status, excess capacity has developed and because of insufficient competition it...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1157–1177.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as those driven by physician specialty or whether the physician has personally been named in a lawsuit. These results suggest that self-reported use of medically unnecessary care ought to be used with caution in the formulation of malpractice liability system reform. Copyright © 2016 by Duke...
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