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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2007) 32 (4): 655–683.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Charles Barrilleaux; Paul Brace We identify two policy strategies that state governments pursue to reduce uninsurance, and we classify policies as being either state based or market based. The two policy strategies are distinguished by whether states rely on the institutional capabilities of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1999) 24 (5): 1185–1190.
Published: 01 October 1999
... State Government through Oversight Daniel M. Fox Milbank Memorial Fund The distress that managed care has provoked among consumers and health care providers is also the source of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Deborah Stone Although racial and ethnic disparities in health have been on the federal government's agenda since 1985, no policy reforms have significantly reduced disparities. The question arises whether states can effectively address this issue without waiting for solutions from the national...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1984) 9 (2): 223–236.
Published: 01 April 1984
...E. Richard Brown; Michael R. Cousineau State governments have used several types of mandates to assure that local governments fulfill state-defined responsibilities, including public health care for the poor. This article reports the findings of a study of procedural public-participation mandates...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1989) 14 (1): 169–190.
Published: 01 February 1989
... for scarce governmental resources with other social goods on more equal terms. Gov- ernment policy should be designed to encourage this competition. The federal government and many state governments are now fiscally committed to paying for organ transplants. Because those fiscal commitments...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 February 2010
... into economic benefits for the state as a whole. The level of institutional or governmental liberalism was also found to have a significant and positive relationship on gross state product. This supports the contention that a more liberal government can serve to increase a state’s economic...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1099–1111.
Published: 01 October 2014
...John E. McDonough Abstract Section 1332 of Title I of the Affordable Care Act offers to state governments the ability to waive significant portions of the ACA, including requirements related to qualified health plans, health benefit exchanges, cost sharing, and refundable tax credits. It permits...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1261–1290.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Shama Gamkhar; Shao-Chee Sim Are the federal Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ADA) block grant funds substituting for or supplementing state and local government spending on substance abuse?Using panel data on state and local government substance abuse programs, this study explores the fiscal effects of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2015) 40 (3): 531–574.
Published: 01 June 2015
... impaired older adults in need of long-term services and supports (LTSS). Three strategies have been commonly pursued by state governments to improve LTSS: expanding noninstitutional care, integrating payment and care delivery, and realigning incentives through market-based reforms. These strategies were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1978) 3 (2): 196–234.
Published: 01 April 1978
...Christa Altenstetter; James Warner Bjorkman This paper analyzes the continuity and change in the relationship between federal and state governments in the formation and implementation of child-health programs. After reviewing developments in federal child-health policy since the Sheppard-Towner Act...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 805–822.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Sara S. Bachman State governments fund more than one-half of public mental health service system costs through mental health departments, other state agencies, and the Medicaid program. They use some of these resources to finance community-based mental health services through purchase-of-service...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 676–683.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Richard G. Frank; W. P. Welch The predominant approach to contracting state mental hospital systems has been to close individual hospitals. Such a policy creates conflict between state government and the affected workers and communities. Closing of hospitals has been motivated by an implicit...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2010) 35 (3): 425–429.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... His answer to the question of whether or not government should be altruistic was a resounding “yes.” Cynthia Massie Mara, Penn State Harrisburg References Buchanan, J. M. 1975. The Samaritan’s Dilemma. In Altruism, Morality, and Eco- nomic Theory, ed. E. Phelps...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 477–489.
Published: 01 April 1993
..., per capita spending on both hospitals and personal health care increased as a percentage of GDP in ten out of eleven jurisdictions. In each of the U.S. states, government played a central role in structuring the terms of payment and thus strengthened the hand of purchasers over providers. This...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 557–580.
Published: 01 June 2001
...William T. Gormley, Jr.; Cristina Boccuti In this article, we seek to explain variations in the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) relationship to state governments. After reviewing several alternative models of the policy-making process, we argue that the utility of each model depends...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1995) 20 (1): 99–135.
Published: 01 February 1995
...Eleanor D. Kinney State governments, the federal government, interest groups, and researchers have proposed various approaches to reform the malpractice system. Malpractice reforms fall into two generations. First-generation reforms are those adopted by states beginning in the 1970s chiefly to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 899–930.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Edward Alan Miller; Lili Wang Since Medicaid is jointly financed by the federal and state governments, state officials have sought to offset state expenditures by maximizing federal contributions. One such strategy is to adopt a provider tax, which enables states to collect revenues from providers...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 115–144.
Published: 01 February 1999
... and control, typical of the totalitarian uniform state, to a highly decentralized but fragmented multitude of state systems. Each of these systems is relatively centralized at the local level and run by local administrations with limited government infrastructure and experience. The role of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 55–80.
Published: 01 February 1980
... and, in general, playing a policy analysis role that links local government with the citizenry on the one hand and the state government on the other. In addition to identifying the weakness of the State's monitoring effort in identifying negative effects in program analysis and staffing reductions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 405–437.
Published: 01 June 2012
... particularly important for low-income and fragile states, where health systems and governments tend to be weakest. Future research efforts should focus on determining the causal mechanisms that underlie the observed associations between health system performance and trust in government. © 2012 by Duke...