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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1981) 6 (1): 49–61.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Evelyn Shapiro; Noralou P. Roos This article examines the use of acute beds by the elderly in Manitoba over the five-year period, 1972-1976. The analysis reveals that transfers of long-stay (greater than 90 day) elderly to long-term care facilities took longer in 1976 than in 1972 despite major...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1087–1101.
Published: 01 October 2015
... death panels have such staying power in the American popular imagination. They capture people's gut understanding of how the medical system works, and it's not a pretty picture. It's a dystopic nightmare. For many people, perhaps it was a darned good thing that the death panels charge stopped the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1997) 22 (6): 1329–1357.
Published: 01 December 1997
.... The model assigned approximately 75 percent of the program’s clients to a category with traits that were determined to resemble nursing home residents’ traits. A similar methodology was used to estimate lengths of nursing home stays. Lengths of stay by the program’s nursing home patients were...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 607–626.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Denise A. Spence; Joshua M. Wiener Although it is commonly thought that a very high proportion of private-pay nursing home patients become eligible for Medicaid during their stay, few national studies have been conducted to determine the extent of Medicaid “spend-down.” The discharged resident...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 697–716.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of life while saving Medicare money, found hospice care achieved comparable outcomes to traditional cancer care and was less costly as long as hospice lengths of stay were not too long. In 1982, before study results were final, Congress created a Medicare hospice benefit under a capitated per diem...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2010) 35 (5): 705–742.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Marie-Pascale Pomey; Steve Morgan; John Church; Pierre-Gerlier Forest; John N. Lavis; Tom McIntosh; Neale Smith; Jennifer Petrela; Elisabeth Martin; Sarah Dobson Although the costs of doctors' visits and hospital stays in Canada are covered by national public health insurance, the cost of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 357–385.
Published: 01 April 1990
... inefficiently, with little attention to appropriateness of admissions, lengths of stay, ambulatory treatment modalities, or varying levels of care. Public sector goals for the 1990s should include filling current shortages in drug treatment services, developing adequate long-term funding for treating addicts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 715–738.
Published: 01 August 1992
... negotiation system that takes place at federal, state, and local levels. The system suffers from some problems, however, which will have to be addressed: the present structuring of hospital and ambulatory care results in excessively long lengths of stay in hospital; drugs are overprescribed; the supply of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1983) 8 (3): 424–443.
Published: 01 June 1983
...Stuart C. Haywood This paper discusses the contribution of organizational political perspectives to a better appreciation of policy implementation problems in health care. The context is the efforts of successive British governments to accord a higher priority to community health and long-stay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 243–260.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Anthony R. Mawson; Peter M. Lapsley; Allan M. Hoffman; John C. Guignard Violence-related behavior in schools has declined in recent years, but the perception of risk remains high. Disturbingly high percentages of students and teachers report staying home out of fear, and many students bring weapons...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
... preferred over nonwhites: the difference in utilization persists even among those whose nursing home stays are covered by Medicare. Using data from a study of patients awaiting alternative placement in North Carolina acute care general hospitals in 1991, this article examines racial differences in discharge...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2001) 26 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Eric Patashnik; Julian Zelizer Medicare features an unusually complex financing design. The Hospital Insurance Trust Fund pays for Part A of Medicare (hospital stays), while the Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund finances Part B (doctor visits,outpatient care, and certain home health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2018) 43 (6): 917–939.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to stay on their parents' policy until age 26. We examine the human capital decisions young adults make once they have an option for health insurance outside of employer-sponsored health insurance. Using the American Community Survey from 2001 to 2016 and a difference-in-differences research design...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1107–1127.
Published: 01 December 2006
...William H. Dow; Dean M. Harris; Zhimei Liu In the mid-1990s, many states as well as the federal government began to regulate early postpartum hospital discharge. Length-of-stay patterns changed markedly in response, but effects were much greater in some states than others. In particular, laws...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1203–1212.
Published: 01 December 2015
... coverage systems, provided that their reforms stay within important boundaries set by statute. A year and a half out from the earliest effective date — January 1, 2017 — some states have already begun the planning and engagement process required as part of the waiver application. This article discusses...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 469–487.
Published: 01 June 1985
... policy; that value for money depends equally on what you get as on what you spend; that overall expenditure per head is mainly determined by income per head (though some countries have managed to get and stay below the regression line); and that it “ain't so” that all one needs to do is to “leave it to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1986
... residents in training. The hospital receives additional payments for tak- ing care of “outlier” patients-those patients who stay significantly longer, or who are significantly more costly, than the average patient in a DRG.2 Thus in most cases, the amount that a hospital receives for taking care of a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
... available on magnetic tapes. The tapes include data elements on each patient such as sex, race, age, source of admission (e.g., routine, emergency room, etc type of admission (emergency, urgent, elective, newborn, delivery, and other), length of stay, principal and secondary diagnoses, principal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 659–674.
Published: 01 August 1986
... fewer hospital resources? Luft’s extensive review of the literature concluded that HMO resource use, in terms 662 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Table 1. Average Length-of-Stay (Days) by Payer Paver 1980 1981 1982...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 956–958.
Published: 01 August 1983
... the case of prepaid group practices. Savings occur primarily through a reduction in rates of admission rather than in length-of-stay. Many admissions are avoided because HMOs provide a number of diagnostic and minor surgical services in outpatient settings, thereby elim- inating many short...