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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 August 1991
... did, and one day you will again. If these authors remind you of that, if they rendered ADLs important, even precious, they did good. University of Washington Debbie Ward Re views Philip R. Reilly. The Surgical Solution: A History of Involuntary Sterilization...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 543–570.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Phoebe A. Lindsey; Joseph P. Newhouse Second surgical opinion programs (SSOPs) have been used since 1972 by both public and private insurers to improve the patient's information and decision processes and to reduce operative risks and costs attributable to questionable and perhaps unnecessary...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (1): 191–227.
Published: 01 February 1989
...; the certification of transplant centers; the evaluation of new surgical procedures; and the issues of financing, distributive justice, and rationing of scarce medical resources. The author finds that the media, though powerful in affecting transplant policy, have not been subjected to critical analysis. Organ...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (3): 513–538.
Published: 01 June 2017
... corporatist actors and by the Federal Joint Committee as the regulator. Minimum volumes regulation was inspired by scientific evidence suggesting a positive relationship between service volume and patient outcomes for complex surgical interventions. Federal legislation was introduced in 2002 to delegate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (2): 227–256.
Published: 01 April 1977
...-graduate MDs and DOs in the U.S. is projected to increase by approximately 50 percent in the decade ending in 1985. The number of active physicians per 100,000 population is similarly expected to increase by approximately one-third. The production of surgical specialists, in particular, appears...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (3): 483–500.
Published: 01 June 1986
...Richard Schwindt; Aidan R. Vining Improvements in surgical procedures and immunosuppressive practices have greatly increased the range and success rate of organ transplants. Unfortunately, supply does not meet demand, and demand is increasing. This paper documents the current level of unsatisfied...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (2): 239–261.
Published: 01 April 1988
... derived from a standard monopoly pricing model. Spurred in part by our work, numerous empirical studies of the demand inducement model have been conducted. These studies found little evidence of demand inducement for primary care physician services. Demand inducement may exist in the market for surgical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2023) 48 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 February 2023
... for medical/surgical benefits in commercial health plans. State insurance departments oversee enforcement for certain plans. Insufficient enforcement is one potential source of continued MH/SUD treatment gaps among commercial insurance enrollees. This study explored state-level factors that may drive...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (1): 115–167.
Published: 01 February 1989
... which designation decisions rest is weak. The authors then review the literature on the relationship between volumes and outcomes on surgical services with particular reference to organ transplantation, which on the whole suggests that a relationship between volumes and outcomes exists. Original...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1997) 22 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 1997
...: reduced utilization in areas with fee increases and increased utilization in areas with fee decreases. An exception was that African Americans, those without supplemental insurance, and those with low incomes in areas of fee decrease saw reductions in the use of surgical services relative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (5): 833–854.
Published: 01 October 2002
... with the hospital events, the typical successful claimant was younger and female and was much more likely to have experienced a surgical adverse event that, while unexpected, was not due to substandard care. It is concluded that, in interpreting these results, account needs to be taken of a number of features...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (6): 1307–1330.
Published: 01 December 1999
... hypothesize that physicians consider relative payment rates when choosing which patients to treat in their practices. When Medicare reduces its payments for surgical procedures, as it did in the late 1980s, physicians are predicted to treat more privately insured patients because they become more lucrative...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 397–399.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Madelon Lubin Finkel; Eugene G. McCarthy Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 References Finkel , M. L. Unpublished data. Lindsey , P. A. , and J. P. Newhouse 1990 . The Cost and Value of Second Surgical Opinion Programs: A Critical Review of the Literature...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (4): 741–809.
Published: 01 August 1987
...- rality definition. 748 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law Table 4. Studies Analyzing Surgical or Medical Procedures Use Measures Analyzed Study Numbers Total surgery or specific procedure 2-4, 6, 7.5, 8, 11-13, 15-17, 24, 27, 28...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1978) 3 (3): 345–360.
Published: 01 June 1978
... does exist and to explore its causes. We shall focus on neurosurgery because it is a particularly good example of the general situation with respect to the physician specialties. In addition, the claimed social cost resulting from excess capacity (in this case, insufficient surgical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (3): 573–588.
Published: 01 June 1991
.... Chassin , M. R. , R. H. Brook, R. E. Park, J. Keesey, A. Fink, J. Kosecoff, K. Kahn, N. Merrick, and D. H. Solomon. 1986 . Variations in the Use of Medical and Surgical Services by the Medicare Population. New England Journal of Medicine 314 : 285 -90. Chassin , M. R. , J. Kosecoff, R. E...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 303–313.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of the surgery itself. Dr. A's surgical practice grew as he predicted. The number of admissions for Chiari malformations rose from 0 in 1998 to a total of 964 by the end of 2002. The number of craniotomies and laminectomies rose from 33 in 1998 to total 1,298 by the end of 2002. With reimbursements...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 10449914.
Published: 23 January 2023
.... Hellerstedt 2016). Although abortions present lower risk than other surgical procedures, some TRAP laws require that facilities be licensed as ambulatory surgical facilities. In Ohio, ambulatory surgical facilities must obtain written transfer agreements, undergo state inspections, adhere to building...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1985) 9 (4): 595–609.
Published: 01 August 1985
... for surgical services. In their study of this natural experiment, Schwartz et al. focused on how the change in payment levels affected the provision of surgical services, using Medicaid claims data for the 44-month period from May 1975 to December 1978. They examined eight common surgical procedures...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 10 (4): 625–658.
Published: 01 August 1986
...- founding effects of utilization review programs (such as preadmission certification and second surgical opinions), and of benefit redesign in conventional insurance. The health insurance market in Hawaii has historically been divided primarily between the Kaiser-kmanente program, which entered...