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PBHL 8600 Governance, Law, and Policy for Healthcare Leaders: Welcome & Course Readings

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PBHL 8600 Course Readings

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Beaussier, A.L. (2012). The patient protection and affordable care act: The victory of unorthodox lawmaking. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 37(5), 741-778.

Brownson, R.C., Chriqui, J.F., & Stamatakis, K.A. (2009). Understanding evidence-based public health policy. American Journal of Public Health, 99(9), 1576-1583.

Burgess, J.F., & Hockenberry, J.M. (2014). Can all cause readmission policy improve quality or lower expenditures? A historical perspective on current initiatives. Health Economics, Policy and Law, 9(2), 193-213.

Christianson, J.B., Leatherman, S., & Sutherland, K. (2008). Lessons from evaluations of purchaser pay-for-performance programs: A review of the evidence. Medical Care Research and Review, 65(6 supplement), 5S-35S.

Giaimo, S. (2013). Behind the scenes of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: The making of a health care co-op. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 38(3), 599-610. 

Haeder, S.F. (2015). You can’t make me do it, but I could be persuaded: A federalism perspective on the Affordable Care Act. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 40(2), 281-323.

Jacobs, L.R., & Callaghan, T. (2013). Why states expand Medicaid: Party, resources, and history. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 38(5), 1023-1050. 

Mayes, R. (2011). Moving (realistically) from volume-based to value-based health care payment in the USA: Starting with Medicare payment policy. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 16(4), 249-251.

Quadagno, J. (2014). Right-Wing conspirarcy? Socialist plot? The origins of the patient protection and affordable care act. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 39(1), 35-56. 

Rothstein, M.A. (2010). Currents in contemporary bioethics:  Health care reform and medical malpractice claims. Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics, 38(4), 871-874. 

Sage, W.M., & Hyman, D.A. (2014). Let’s make a deal: Trading malpractice reform for health reform. Health Affairs, 33(1), 53-59. 

Singer, T.G. (2013). Antitrust implications of the affordable care act. Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law, 6(2), 1-18.

Other Readings

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