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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 769–804.
Published: 01 August 1996
... strong civil libertarian orientation to a social service approach. We assess the role of various interest groups, their negotiations, and the compromises that emerged. Our analysis of the process shows that changes in the social and political environment were the decisive factors that stimulated the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 789–814.
Published: 01 June 1997
... and fewer to become specialists. In this article, I consider various issues raised by these trends. Do the various state programs constitute an effective policy laboratory? Is the market solving problems government could not? Are the government initiatives now irrelevant? I conclude that the market is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1988) 13 (2): 323–339.
Published: 01 April 1988
...Stuart H. Altman; Marc A. Rodwin Since the late 1960s the U.S. has attempted to develop a strategy for controlling the rate of growth of health care spending. During the 1970s this strategy relied heavily on various forms of regulation. Some regulatory programs were partially successful in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1976) 1 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 April 1976
... between what is done to the patient and the outcome of the medical care process as measured by mortality, disability, and capacity to carry on activities. Various attempts have been made to control the chronic inflation of medical expenditures, but success is uneven and elusive. Alternatives in financing...
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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 June 1998) 23 (3): 455–481.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Christopher J. Conover; Frank A. Sloan This study assesses the impact of certificate-of-need (CON) regulation for hospitals on various measures of health spending per capita, hospital supply, diffusion of technology, and hospital industry organization. Using a time series cross-sectional...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1985) 10 (3): 469–487.
Published: 01 June 1985
... in Europe and then outline the main intellectual issues that need to be explored and resolved. That sounds a bit pompous but, if one is to avoid an intellectual morass consisting of the various assertions about needs, obligations, and so on that emanate from rival concerned parties and various...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1985) 10 (1): 93–118.
Published: 01 February 1985
.... The model is used to estimate the potential degree of equity achievable in the current Medicaid system given various budgetary and political constraints. Two model simulations, based on a 1979 data set for aged recipients of Supplementary Security Income, are presented. The results indicate that half...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1991) 16 (4): 747–760.
Published: 01 August 1991
... profitable business, health insurance has been greatly disturbed by the system inflation accompanying the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid programs. Now self-insurance and various managed-care schemes are major threats. The future may bring consolidation and the strengthening of pools, just the opposite...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1996) 21 (4): 647–696.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Jacob Hacker Despite extensive commentary on the failure of health care reform, little systematic analysis has addressed the question of why reform became a national political issue in the early 1990s. Drawing on studies of agenda setting and examining opinion surveys, media coverage, and various...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1997) 22 (3): 839–878.
Published: 01 June 1997
... differ with respect to economic constraints, including the political economy of labor markets and of government spending programs, and they have differing relationships to the various types of medical providers. The medical providers are themselves political actors with a variety of characteristics that...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2002) 27 (5): 801–832.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Nancy Wolff Policy makers in the United States and the United Kingdom recognize that mentally disordered offenders present special challenges to law enforcement,mental health, and social service systems, as well as the community. Although various policy initiatives have advanced over the past...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2002) 27 (6): 1001–1022.
Published: 01 December 2002
... redistribution of responsibilities for health manpower policies and the use of various methodologies. This policy analysis offers a detailed description of the contextual framework, quantitative data on medical manpower development, and, most important, interviews with representatives of the key stakeholders and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1187–1226.
Published: 01 December 2004
... choose to retain fee-for-service coverage, between different geographic areas, and according to various beneficiary characteristics. We find that the legislation would result in increased premiums for beneficiaries remaining in the Medicare fee-for-service program as a result of unfavorable selection...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 625–658.
Published: 01 August 1986
...Harold S. Luft; Susan C. Maerki; Joan B. Trauner There has been much discussion about the potential cost-containing impact of HMOs upon the local medical care market. Three areas have been identified by various observers as experiencing such beneficial effects: Hawaii, after the development of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1986) 10 (4): 749–764.
Published: 01 August 1986
... inspired to apply Rawls's principles to various health care issues. The result has not been greater coherence in approaches to issues of policy and ethics, leading the author to question the validity of Rawls's analytical approach. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Applying Rawls...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 53–81.
Published: 01 February 1988
... medical insurance expenditures and revenues and analyzes various strategies for closing the impending gap. It is argued that the present forecasts already assume considerable success in controlling hospital costs and physician payments, making substantial further savings unlikely. Shifting more of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 683–704.
Published: 01 August 1988
... organizations, preferred provider organizations, Blue Cross, and commercial insurers), the cost effects of various UR approaches, and how UR will be used in the future. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 References Abramowitz , M. , and V. Cohn. 1987 . D.C. General Death Rate Highest...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1976) 1 (2): 214–223.
Published: 01 April 1976
... identification, it appears that this variable has significant explanatory power. This suggests that community may be a more useful concept than class in assessing public support for various forms of national health insurance and regulatory policies. Copyright © 1976-77 by Duke University Press 1976 ...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1977) 1 (4): 405–432.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Gerben DeJong The current debate on national health insurance has not given sufficient attention to the impact of various proposals upon income maintenance programs. Health and welfare benefits are difficult to coordinate and frequently work at cross purposes. Health care benefits are one of...