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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 353–378.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Mass Opinion . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Consumer Beliefs and Health Plan Performance: It’s Not Whether You Are in an HMO but Whether You Think You Are James D. Reschovsky...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2017) 42 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2017
....” Their study provides an important analysis of how this policy emerged as the dominant reform model for dealing with the problem of health care prices. It will not help us determine whether this reform will actually reduce health care prices, but it is an important political analysis of why this approach...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 741–809.
Published: 01 August 1987
...; determine whether or not there is a pattern to such use in high- versus low-use areas; and identify the variables that are associated with the variation and explain a portion of the variation. Beyond this, many researchers have attempted to ascertain whether such variables are associated with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2017) 42 (3): 539–572.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Colleen M. Grogan; Sunggeun (Ethan) Park Abstract This study considers five important questions related to the role of race in state-level public support for the Medicaid expansion: (1) whether public support for the Medicaid expansion varies across the American states; (2) whether public support...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2006) 31 (4): 773–810.
Published: 01 August 2006
... homes will have a harder time promoting quality improvement than for acute care settings, where results have been disappointing thus far. In addition to the conceptual analysis, I evaluate whether the quality information reported on Nursing Home Compare had any impact on nursing home occupancy rates...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 551–628.
Published: 01 June 1993
...Mark Schlesinger; Tae-ku Lee Over the past several years there has been a striking increase in policymakers' attention to health care reform. This paper explores whether there has been a corresponding shift in popular attitudes and identifies factors that may have changed these attitudes. The first...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1983) 7 (4): 889–910.
Published: 01 August 1983
... perspectives in evaluating (1) whether the hospital had a signed collective-bargaining contract in 1980; (2) whether a union election had been held; and (3) whether the union won the election. The results indicate that certain structural characteristics (hospital size, ownership, teaching status, and location...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 583–595.
Published: 01 June 1994
... requirements, demographic attributes, family cooperativeness, whether the patient had a behavior problem that impeded the discharge planning process, and whether there was a financial problem in arranging for the patient's discharge. The inescapable conclusion is that nursing homes discriminate on the basis of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1979) 4 (1): 30–47.
Published: 01 February 1979
...Matthew W. Chapman; Jane Cassels Record The future of physician's assistants and nurse practitioners will be shaped at least in part by whether, and on what terms, they are defensible at law. This paper explores the way in which the principles of tort law might define primary and secondary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2003) 28 (6): 1003–1032.
Published: 01 December 2003
...John H. Evans In recent years many policy proposals have been put forward to create financial incentives to encourage families to allow the harvesting of organs from their deceased relatives. While research has focused on whether these policies would actually increase the supply of organs, no...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1990) 15 (3): 591–605.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Paul Campbell; Nancy M. Kane The question of whether Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), a for-profit hospital company, fostered an environment detrimental to the physician-patient relationship during the period of implementation of the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) was explored. The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1988) 13 (4): 683–704.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Danny Ermann Utilization review (UR) programs seek to determine whether specific services are medically necessary and whether they are delivered at an appropriate level of intensity and cost. Although UR programs have been operating for more than 40 years, they have changed dramatically during the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2001) 26 (3): 581–616.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Marsha R. Gold; Jessica Mittler; Anna Aizer; Barbara Lyons; Cathy Schoen The United States continues to stand almost alone among developed nations in its lack of universal health care coverage. In this essay, we argue that even though the debate over whether the federal government or states should...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1978) 2 (4): 508–530.
Published: 01 August 1978
... supporters, and offers an alternate mode of evaluating proposals for stricter requirements for professional licensure. The three relevant issues to be explored in each case are: whether there is a proven connection between the proposed requirement and quality of care; what the cost of the change would be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1992) 17 (1): 3–24.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Thomas Rice; Lyle Nelson; David C. Colby We assess the potential of increased economic competition by examining whether Medicare beneficiaries are willing to switch to physicians who agree to accept all services on assignment. Data come from a survey of Medicare beneficiaries conducted in November...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1981) 5 (4): 634–650.
Published: 01 August 1981
...John E. Kushman Evidence from the economics literature is examined with reference to whether prices of dental services tend to equal or exceed production costs, and whether dentists may be characterized as price-takers or price-setters. Ability to generalize from the methods and conceptualization...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1981) 6 (3): 419–443.
Published: 01 June 1981
... error correction, and the steps taken by the VA in response to the problem. Second, the essay examines whether a commercial market strategy, as embodied by Medicare or Medicaid, offers certain advantages in dealing with service errors similar to those confronted by the VA. The experience of Medicare and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 165–190.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Stephen H. Linder There is a notable lack of scientific consensus on whether electric and magnetic fields (EMF) constitute a health risk in need of systematic control. Even those who see EMF as a public problem, share few assumptions about the type of problem it represents, whether serious risks to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 937–965.
Published: 01 August 1993
... markets. Especially important is whether a hospital has its own long-term care unit, swing beds, or both, and whether nursing home beds are available in the local area. Patients discharged from hospitals are more likely to use home health care in areas with a low supply of nursing home beds and low...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 813–835.
Published: 01 August 1994
..., balanced presentation of evidence. Reviewing the full spectrum of literature from the United States and abroad, we present a Constitutional medical-legal analysis of whether home birth with direct-entry midwives is in fact a safe alternative to physician-attended hospital births, and whether there is a...