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You Can't Make Me Do It: State Implementation of Insurance Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 has been one of the most controversial laws in decades. The ACA relies extensively on the cooperation of states for its implementation,Expand
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Beyond Path Dependence: Explaining Healthcare Reform and Its Consequences
This essay reviews recent developments in the field of health policy. It identifies a variety of frameworks brought forward to explain the enactment of health reform, including pivotal politics, pathExpand
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Influence and the Administrative Process: Lobbying the U.S. President's Office of Management and Budget
All administrative processes contain points of entry for politics, and the U.S. president's use of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review government regulations is no exception.Expand
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Narrow Networks and the Affordable Care Act.
Much has been written about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the 5 years since its inception, both in scholarly journals and the popular press. Initial interest focused on states’ decisions aboutExpand
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Top-down and bottom-up approaches to health care quality: the impacts of regulation and report cards.
The high cost of the US health care system does not buy uniformly high quality of care. Concern about low quality has prompted two major types of public policy responses: regulation, a top-downExpand
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Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans.
The adequacy of provider networks for plans sold through insurance Marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act has received much scrutiny recently. Various studies have established thatExpand
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You Can't Make Me Do It, but I Could Be Persuaded: A Federalism Perspective on the Affordable Care Act.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks to change fundamentally the US health care system. The responses of states have been diverse and changing. What explains these diverse and dynamic responses? WeExpand
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Balancing adequacy and affordability?: Essential Health Benefits under the Affordable Care Act.
The Essential Health Benefits provisions under the Affordable Care Act require that eligible plans provide coverage for certain broadly defined service categories, limit consumer cost-sharing, andExpand
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