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Health Policy and Federalism

A Comparative Perspective on Multi-Level Governance (Social Union Series)
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Queens University, Institute of Intergovernme
Political ideologies, Political structure & processes, Public health & preventive medicine, Politics / Current Events, Health planning, General, Politics - Current Events, Medical, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, USA, Health Care Delivery, Health Policy, Political Process - Leadership, Medical p
ContributionsQueen"s University (Corporate Author), Keith G. Banting (Editor), Stan Corbett (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL8212546M
ISBN 100889118590
ISBN 139780889118591

Health Policy and Federalism: A Comparative Perspective (Volume 65) (Queen's Policy Studies Series) Hardcover – Janu by Keith G. Banting (Author), Stan Corbett (Author)Author: Keith G. Banting, Stan Corbett. Governments everywhere confront major challenges to their health care programs, but federal countries must respond through systems of multi-level governance.

In Health Policy and Federalism the contributors analyse the resulting complexities in decision-making in five federations: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, and the United : Paperback.

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Imprint : Howard M. Leichter. American Federalism in Practice is a major contribution to our understanding of contemporary health policy in : Michael Doonan. FEDERALISM AND HEALTH POLICY: FIVE CASES Cost Containment in Federal States CONCLUSIONS Chapter One: Federalism and Health-Care Policy: An Introduction Keith Banting and Stan Corbett Governments everywhere are wrestling with health policy.1 They must balance the needs and expectations of citizens, the demands of health-care professionals and the pressures on public.

"In providing a systematic and comprehensive description of health system decentralization in eight different countries, Federalism and Decentralization Health Policy and Federalism book Health Care achieves an ambitious goal, and will be of interest to scholars of both health policy and federalism.

This book provides a snapshot of both federal and health policy institutions in a wide variety of cases, and uses a framework that makes. This paper presents a cyclical theory of U.S. federalism and social policy: Many social policy initiatives are tested and refined at the state level, especially during conservative periods, and lat Cited by: This book has three goals: (1) to illustrate how theories of federalism and intergovernmental relations can provide a useful framework for examining how to "divide up the job" in the health care area, (2) to assess the capacity of the states to actually implement health care policy changes, and (3) to weigh the merits of alternative visions of the future role of states and the federal government in health care policy.

U.S. health policy reflects a shared approach to federalism, particularly in regard to low-income populations. There is little agreement that either level of government would necessarily do better than the current arrangement. The Brookings Institution Press has published numerous influential titles on American federalism, detailed here.

Federalism courses through multiple Author: Fred Dews. The state children's health insurance program: a new approach to federalism / Alan Weil and Ian Hill --Making medicaid a national program: medicare as a model / Marilyn Moon --Alternative models of federalism: health insurance regulation and patient protection laws / Randall R.

Bovbjerg --Improving the federal system of health care coverage / Alan Weil, John Holahan, and Joshua M. Wiener. Complementing the theoretical and methodological objectives, this book provides a detailed, empirical description of the challenges faced by different states and the ways in which health policy-making works within the federal, quasi-federal, and functional federal systems by: 6.

The findings presented here are discussed in greater depth in Federalism and Health Policy, a new book edited by the authors of this paper and published by the Urban Institute Press. The nation is Cited by: 9.

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Thank you for your : $ Governments everywhere confront major challenges to their health care programs, but federal countries must respond through systems of multi-level governance.

In Health Policy and Federalism the contributors analyse the resulting complexities in decision-making in five federations: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, and the United States. Book Description.

Examining the changing nature of health care federalism within a competitive global context, Comparative Health Care Federalism provides a rich and nuanced account of the way in which the interplay of federal relationships impact health care within an array of systems.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Health policy and federalism: an introduction / Keith G. Banting and Stan Corbett --Federalism and the Belgian health-care system / Johan de Cock --Federalism and the German health-care system / Dietmar Wassener --Australian.

The effects of dual federalism, cooperative federalism, creative federalism, and new federalism are examined in relation to health policies. The article concludes with an examination of the challenge to long-established values and health policies posed by new by: 4.

By the s, there was a backlash to federal decision-making, and a new form of federalism emerged that emphasizes a greater role for states in policy. 18 For example, after the failure of comprehensive health reform inCongress created the state-based Children’s Health Insurance Program in The authors of this book employ a qualitative approach, referred to as “decision space analysis,” to study federalism and health care policy.

The authors define the degree of decentralization and federalism in terms of how much decision space sub-central jurisdictions manage to hold onto. Book Description: American Federalism in Practiceis a major contribution to our understanding of contemporary health policy in an important topic, the issue holds special currency today given the prominence of health care in today's political and economic landscape.

American Federalism in Practice is an original and important contribution to our understanding of contemporary health policy.

It also illustrates how contentious public policy is debated, formulated, and implemented in today's overheated political by: 6. Books shelved as federalism: The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, Federal Government by Kenneth Clinton Wheare, The Architecture of Government: R Missing: Health Policy.

"A rich and detailed account of how the federal government and the states bargained over the implementation of the ACA. The book illustrates the value of a detailed empirical case study.

It is an important contribution to the field of policy implementation and the politics of health policy."--Political Science QuarterlyCited by: Federalism and Health Policy (Urban Institute Press): : Holahan, John, Weil, Alan, Wiener, Joshua M.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros5/5(1).

The balance between state and federal health care financing for low-income people has been a matter of considerable debate for the last 40 years.

Some argue for a greater federal role, others for more devolution of responsibility to the states. Medicaid, the backbone of the system, has been plagued by an array of problems that have made it unpopular and difficult to use toCited by:. Federalism and health policy: the intergovernmental committees in Brazil competence to decide on criteria for the allocation of federal health care resources, and possibilities.

The role of these committees in the coordination of health care policies at the subnational level is relevant but vary among the federation by: Federal health policy should abide by a principle of "one government at a time" to prevent health-care provision from being corroded by cost-shifting charades.

As a practical matter, Congress should demand deregulatory pre-emption wherever federal dollars are involved, and insist upon the rollback of costly state regulations as the price of.States and the federal government collectively manage billions of dollars through Medicare, Medicaid, and public employee benefit programs.

Yet to bring about health care system change, state and federal policymakers will need to collaborate more often and more effectively.

With the support of The Commonwealth Fund, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) convened small .