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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1992) 17 (2): 255–264.
Published: 01 April 1992
...Sandra Christensen Contributions made by or for current enrollees to Medicare will cover less than a third of the costs of their expected lifetime benefits, on average. This subsidy is of concern for two reasons. First, because the subsidy is provided regardless of income, some transfers are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 221–234.
Published: 01 April 1983
... directly to support physician shortage and minority recruitment programs. This article argues that unrestricted subsidies are inequitable, wasteful, unnecessary, and inflationary; therefore they should be abandoned, in favor of programs that contribute directly to the supply of primary care physicians in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1984) 8 (4): 660–685.
Published: 01 August 1984
... Services, to Vanderbilt University. We wish to thank Gerard Anderson, Robert Derzon, Paul Ginsburg, Jon Gabel, and two anonymous referees for helpful advice. Cross-Subsidies and Payment for Hospital Care Frank A. Sloan, Vanderbilt University, and Edmund R. Becker, American Medical Association...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 557–567.
Published: 01 June 2006
... direct subsidies to prevent distortions in competition. In the current political environment, it is not practical to provide direct subsidies for all of the unfunded care that exists in health care markets today; instead, some interference with competition may be necessary to protect cross subsidies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 67–81.
Published: 01 February 1986
... to be inappropriate. In contrast, it is shown that there are equity and efficiency reasons to grant a discount for insurance policies which avert bad debt, but that the appropriate discount is less than the amount of bad debt averted. The appropriate discount depends on the size of the subsidy needed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 1987
... are affecting those without additional health insurance subsidies. In making this examination we estimate the out-of-pocket health care expenditures of the elderly either directly or as nonsubsidized medigap premiums by income level, taking into account four types of health insurance subsidies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 815–827.
Published: 01 October 2011
... affordability through the use of subsidies and regulations. The main shortcoming of the ACA is an insufficient protection against burdensome cost sharing, which we illustrate using several hypothetical scenarios. We conclude with recommendations about how to make opportunity-enhancing expansions to the current...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 859–877.
Published: 01 October 2011
... describes factors that influenced the determination of affordability benchmarks and premium-contribution requirements for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expansions in three states that sought to universalize access to coverage for youth. It also compares subsidy levels developed in these states...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2015) 40 (5): 1061–1085.
Published: 01 October 2015
... sample but 42.3 percent lower on average after taxes and subsidies. We also examine which type of exchange coverage would cost less than the individual's prior health insurance premiums and find that almost 60 percent of families could purchase bronze plans for less than their prior premiums, though only...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2006) 31 (3): 643–656.
Published: 01 June 2006
... urges that the current system of implicit cross-subsidies for indigent care be replaced with insurance expansions that provide coverage to individuals. Such a substitution would certainly enhance access, but would be very costly and likely require considerable government intervention in the health care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 742–768.
Published: 01 August 1981
...Charles Brecher; Maury Forman Local public officials have become greatly concerned about the impact of the continued demand for local subsidies for outpatient programs. This article examines two basic obstacles to the fiscal viability of inner city ambulatory programs, management practices and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 697–708.
Published: 01 August 2017
... to believe there is also a redistribution by income, with the package of wages plus benefits being less unequal than wages alone would be. Therefore reformers should be much more careful before criticizing either ESI or its subsidy through the tax code as “unfair,” especially as the likelihood of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2010) 35 (1): 49–62.
Published: 01 February 2010
... in 2005, 1.6 million seniors—or 5 percent of the elderly U.S. population—were without a full federal Part A premium subsidy. The share of seniors without this benefit was notably higher in the nation's two largest states—California (12 percent) and New York (8 percent). We estimate that reforming...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2011) 36 (5): 829–853.
Published: 01 October 2011
... also provides subsidies to ensure that health insurance premiums are affordable. However, relatively little work has been done on how such affordability standards should be set. The existing literature on affordability is not grounded in social norms and has methodological and theoretical flaws. To...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 361–392.
Published: 01 April 1994
..., regulators of private health insurance, key providers of Medicaid, and architects of a variety of subsidy and regulatory programs providing incentives for health professionals to choose specialities and locations for practice. This article provides a taxonomy of state policies affecting health professions...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2014) 39 (1): 5–34.
Published: 01 February 2014
... health insurance increasingly is possible only at the cost of ever-increasing government subsidy and regulation. Paralyzed by the uncertainty that followed from this clash of legitimate ideas, major employers found themselves unable to take a coherent and unified stand for or against the law. As a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2014) 39 (5): 1089–1098.
Published: 01 October 2014
... risk profile of Arkansas's health insurance marketplace, the private option will also encourage entry of and competition among private carriers. If it succeeds in keeping insurance premiums below the level they would otherwise be in the marketplace, Arkansas's private option could reduce subsidy costs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2016) 41 (4): 781–801.
Published: 01 August 2016
... coverage provisions. While the New Jersey reforms did not require individuals to purchase coverage, its experiences with direct and indirect market subsidies and regulations guiding plan design, issuance, and rating have important implications for how the ACA may achieve its coverage goals in the absence...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1997) 22 (2): 633–666.
Published: 01 April 1997
...-subsidies. In addition, states vary in both the scope of their Medicaid programs and the sophistication of the skills and resources they can bring to bear in shaping them. Understanding how these influence the ability to implement market-based strategies in Medicaid and what the effects of these strategies...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 341–360.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Christine E. Bishop The competitive model may fit the nursing home sector better than it fits other health care markets, but Medicaid subsidies and regulation have not allowed the market to work freely, and nursing home insurance may cause further divergence from a competitive ideal. Incentives for...