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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 723–734.
Published: 01 August 1988
...J. Paul Leigh; Arthur L. Frank Economists view taxes as a more efficient means of reducing the consumption of a product than regulation. They have therefore suggested raising cigarette and alcohol taxes to reduce the undesirable effects of tobacco and alcohol on the public's health. This essay...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1992) 17 (3): 439–462.
Published: 01 June 1992
...Thomas Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach In a society with strong antitax sentiment and large government deficits, the enactment of universal health insurance is blocked by an impasse over financing. The two chief mechanisms for funding universal health insurance are taxes and insurance premiums. Taxes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2017) 42 (6): 1005–1037.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Sarah E. Gollust; Colleen L. Barry; Jeff Niederdeppe Abstract This study examines the public's motivated reasoning of competitive messages about sugary drink taxes, a public health policy approach attempted with some recent success in the United States. In an experiment embedded in a nationally...
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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 2 Narrative Effects on Willingness to Pay Additional Taxes to Improve the Mental Health System, Compared to the Control Arm ( N  = 1,326) Notes : a This figure shows predicted probabilities calculated from the logistic regression model assessing the effects of narratives on respondents More
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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure A4 Narrative Effects on Willingness to Pay Any Additional Taxes to Improve the Mental Health System, Compared to the Control Arm ( N  = 1,326) Notes : a This figure shows predicted probabilities calculated from the logistic regression model assessing the effects of narratives on More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2008) 33 (2): 155–197.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Samuel Y. Sessions; Philip R. Lee Government already pays for more than half of U.S. health care costs, and nearly all universal health insurance proposals assume continued government involvement through tax subsidies and other means. The question of what specific taxes could be used to finance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2009) 34 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Fred Joseph Hellinger In June 2007 the Internal Revenue Service proposed a major overhaul of its reporting requirements for tax-exempt hospitals and released draft Form 990 (the IRS form filed by tax-exempt organizations each year). In December 2007 the IRS promulgated the final Form 990 after...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2017) 42 (4): 697–708.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Joseph White Abstract Conventional wisdom says that the tax exclusion for employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI) is “regressive and therefore unfair.” Yet, by the standard definition of regressive tax policy, the conventional view is almost certainly false. It confuses the absolute size of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 393–419.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Margaret A. Potter; Beaufort B. Longest, Jr. Nonprofit hospitals have traditionally enjoyed charitable exemption from real estate taxes because they provide specific social benefits. However, in the past three decades, major health policy changes at the federal levelmost significantly...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1994) 19 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 April 1994
...Paul M. Rosenberg Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Commentary Federal and State Policies on the Charitable Tax Exemption of Nonprofit Hospitals...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2000) 25 (4): 689–716.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Edith D. Balbach; Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz Enacted in 1988, Proposition 99 increased California's cigarette tax by 25 cents per pack and allocated a minimum of 20 percent of the revenues to fund anti-tobacco education. Tobacco control advocates had used an initiative to secure the tax...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 291–298.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Robert J. Muise; David Yerushalmi Attempting to play the role of King Solomon in his PPACA decision, Chief Justice John Roberts split the baby perversely by ruling it was not a tax under the Anti-Injunction Act, which would have likely deprived the Court of jurisdiction to hear this pre-enforcement...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 609–664.
Published: 01 August 1987
...Daniel M. Fox; Daniel C. Schaffer Since the passage of Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code in 1978, cafeteria plans have offered employees a choice of tax-free fringe benefits. Although these plans have been popular with employers and employees, Treasury Department officials and many tax...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 735–752.
Published: 01 August 1988
...David Falcone; David G. Warren During the 1980s, and particularly during the past year, controversy has arisen over the propriety of the not-for-profit hospital' s tax-exempt status. In addressing the issue, policy analysts and activists have focused attention on the comparative efficiency and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1996) 21 (3): 543–585.
Published: 01 June 1996
...Michael P. Traynor; Stanton A. Glantz In this case study, we describe and analyze the development and passage of California’s tobacco tax initiative, Proposition 99, the Tobacco Tax and Health Promotion Act of 1988. We gathered information from published reports, public documents, personal...
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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 June 2006) 31 (3): 623–642.
Published: 01 June 2006
... report, however, does not discuss in detail the connection between tax exemption and the nonprofit/for-profit debate. Is tax exemption, for example, “buying” charity care for the poor, and would withdrawal of exemption negatively impact health care for the uninsured poor? Or is tax exemption justified on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 10–24.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Walter McClure Copyright © 1980 by the Dept. of Health Administration, Duke University 1980 Position Paper An Incentive Tax for Medicare, Medicaid and National Health Insurance Walter McClure, In terStudv . The present financing of Medicare and Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 846–854.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Michael A. Morrisey This note focuses on the role of the personal income tax in reducing the effective price of health care benefits. Tax-bracket creep is shown to provide a cushion that absorbs relatively large increases in health benefit costs, thus reducing the impetus for employer initiatives...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 855–888.
Published: 01 August 1983
... Service, through a series of vaguely defined tax deduction categories, permits these expenditures to be deducted from corporate and individual taxes as “ordinary and necessary” to the conduct of business, costing U.S. taxpayers between $3 and $5 billion annually in lost tax receipts. This article examines...