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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1079–1106.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Austin B. Frakt; Steven D. Pizer; Ann M. Hendricks Medicare and the Veterans Health Administration (VA) both finance large outpatient prescription drug programs, though in very different ways. In the ongoing debate on how to control Medicare spending, some suggest that Medicare should negotiate...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (4): 453–472.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Hanna Yakubi; Brian Gac; Dorie E. Apollonio Abstract Context: From 1999 to 2018 the opioid epidemic claimed more than 500,000 lives in the United States. Military veterans and older adults were particularly affected; veterans' deaths attributed to opioid use increased by 65% from 2010 to 2016...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 April 1991
...Rosemary Stevens The federal hospital system for veterans, established in the aftermath of World War I in a context of decentralization, privatization, and rejection of compulsory health insurance, seems an anomaly in health care policy-making. It is actually a good case of how the federal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1976) 1 (3): 285–294.
Published: 01 June 1976
...Michael Lipsky; Lawrence McCray; Jeffrey Prottas; Harvey Sapolsky The probable adoption of a national health insurance system in the near future makes the Veterans Administration's health care program vulnerable to change. The last major turning point in the program occurred at the end of World War...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1980) 5 (1): 98–119.
Published: 01 February 1980
...Stephen J. Williams; Donald W. Belcher; Ira Mogcovice; Thomas S. Inui Criticisms of the Veterans Administration health care system have centered in part on the ability of the system to reallocate resources in response to the changing needs of veterans. VA hospitals use traditional budgeting...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 6 (3): 419–443.
Published: 01 June 1981
... of the Veterans Administration (VA) medical system to explore problems of defining, detecting and correcting such errors when government directly delivers care. It probes the complex blend of errors of liberality and stringency that appeared to be present in the VA during the 1970s, the formidable barriers...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 February 2019
... supported by the NHLBI Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research of the NIH under award 3 R01 HL085631-02S2 and through the Veterans Affairs Associated Health Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program. S.P.P. was further supported by the NHLBI through a Research Supplement to Promote...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (5): 743–769.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., on a separate track, the state and the Department of Veterans Affairs successfully pursued a plan to jointly build replacement hospitals. © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Funding for this project was provided by the Tulane University Research Enhancement Fund. Adams Management Services...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1981) 5 (4): 696–719.
Published: 01 August 1981
... of services. While the two are interrelated, wage policies must be considered independently. This article describes the network which determines how nurse salaries are set: the relationship between the private sector, the general schedule and the Veterans' Administration. The effects of this system...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 1987
... by elderly persons: Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration health care, and subsidized health insurance from either current or former employers. We find that increased cost sharing is likely to fall most heavily on those elderly least likely to afford it: the poor and near-poor elderly who have only...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 April 1983
... environmental factors are varied: they include families living above the buried chemicals at Love Canal, Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, ranchers who pastured their sheep downwind from the Nevada Test Site, and soldiers exposed to radioactive fallout while participating in ma- neuvers near...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 7 (4): 968–970.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., such as the Veterans Ad- ministration hospital system. Disclaimers might be raised that, while these agencies comprise an important piece of the public health pie, much of the Book Reviews 969 care subsidized by government obviously gets furnished in less bureau...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1027–1029.
Published: 01 December 2008
... these problems? Perhaps surprisingly, a key factor is that Dutch policy- makers completely underestimated physician opposition and resistance to the new regime. Austin Frakt and colleagues then argue that the Veterans Health Admin- istration here in the United States ought to form a Medicare prescription...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
.... The strategy backfired: a contaminant in Agent Orange known as dioxin seems to have caused severe health problems for the thousands of soldiers exposed to it, as well as for their wives and children. In 1978, many veterans and their families brought a giant class action suit against the manu...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1173–1176.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of Veterans Affairs and an assistant professor of health policy and management at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Frakt’s research interests include the policy, utilization, and financing of public health care programs, with a focus on VA and Medicare drug policy. His recent...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (4): 649–705.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Bauman, R. E. 1994. Seventy Years of Federal Government Health Care: A Timely Look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Cato Policy Analysis No. 207. April 27. www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa207.html . Benoit, B. 2004 . Germany Seeks to Fix Its Flawed Federal Constitution. Financial Times...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 1999
..., M. Kosinski, and B. Gandek. 1993 . Health Survey Manual and Interpretation Guide. Boston: Nimrod Press. Wenzel , S. L. , L. Bakhtiar, N. H. Caskey, and E. Hardie. 1995 . Homeless Veterans’ Utilization of Medical, Psychiatric, and Substance Abuse Services. Medical Care 33 ( 11 ): 1132...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (4): 765–768.
Published: 01 August 1988
... the number of admissions during the remainder of that period. Where data are available, they go back as far as 1948 to look at episodes at a variety of mental health sites. These sites include state mental hospitals, Veterans Administration psychiatric and general hospitals, private mental...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (3): 691–700.
Published: 01 June 1990
... by the thirty-two nation members of the European Region of the World Health Organization at a ministerial conference in Frankfurt on 7-8 December 1989. A copy of the document may be obtained from the WHO Regional Office of Europe, 8 Sherfigsvej, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. The Veterans Administration...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (1): 107–132.
Published: 01 February 1998
... Politics, Policy and Law Classifying Target Groups We identified eleven groups explicitly targeted by Senate AIDS legisla- tion, including veterans; health care workers; the health-life insurance industry; gay and bisexual men; the general population with AIDS and HIV; spouses-partners of HIV...