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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 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 and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 419–443.
Published: 01 June 1981
... 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 to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2019) 44 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 February 2019
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1987) 12 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 1987
... received 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...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1027–1029.
Published: 01 December 2008
... 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 drug plan for those veterans who do not have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 968–970.
Published: 01 August 1983
... 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 277–292.
Published: 01 April 1983
... of harmful 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...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1977) 2 (2): 285–287.
Published: 01 April 1977
...-Mentally Retarded; Edgar Reed, Veterans Administration- Veterans; and other speakers representing women, the elderly, and alcoholics. Conference on “Policy Making and Health Resource Allocation. ” Professionals in law, medicine, ethics and economics will make presenta- tions on public...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1980) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 1980
... and research interests are in ambulatory health services. medical care, and population sciences. Donald W. Belcher, M.D., is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Physician at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Seattle. His...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 371–375.
Published: 01 April 1987
... 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- facturers of Agent Orange. In 1984, after years of pre...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 213–214.
Published: 01 April 1991
...” regulatory officials; yet here it is again, in a distinctly more subtle form-a systematic bias towards the most organized and interested, uncon- tested, and-till now-unnoticed. Rosemary Stevens takes a radically different type of case-the formation of the American Veterans Administration hospital...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2014) 39 (3): 689–690.
Published: 01 June 2014
... than clinically superior drugs for patients (Light and Lexchin 2012 ), and they are producing an epidemic of harmful side effects so that drugs are a major cause of hospitalizations and death (Light, Lexchin, and Darrow 2013 ). Only a few countries (and ironically the US Department of Veterans...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1173–1176.
Published: 01 December 2008
... an MBA in medical services management from Johns Hopkins University and is a former consultant with First Consulting Group, a health care information technology consulting firm. Austin B. Frakt is a health economist with the Department of Veterans Affairs and an assistant professor of health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2000) 25 (6): 1201–1203.
Published: 01 December 2000
... he has served as president of the Miami Coalition for the Homeless. Kamal R. Desai is an economist at Boston University School of Public Health and a research associate at the Management Decision and Research Center of the Depart- ment of Veterans Affairs. Karen B. Friend received her doctorate...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, until 2001 and is now chief consul- tant for the Department of Veterans Affairs’s occupational and environmental strate- gic health care group. After receiving an undergraduate degree in history, he obtained a medical degree and became a subspecialist in infectious...