• Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law

    Academic Editor(s):
    Current Volume: 44
    Frequency: Bimonthly
    ISSN: 0361-6878
    e-ISSN: 1527-1927

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  • Editorial Office:
    Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
    Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
    Brown University
    111 Thayer St., Box 1970   
    Providence, RI 02912

    Eric M. Patashnik, Brown University

    Associate Editors:
    Nicholas Bagley, University of Michigan
    Helen Levy, University of Michigan
    Elizabeth Rigby, George Washington University

    Book Review Editor:
    Miriam Laugesen, Columbia University

    Special Section Editors:
    Beneath the Surface: Joseph White, Case Western Reserve University
    Politics and Policy of Health Reform: Heather Howard, Princeton University, and Frank J. Thompson, Rutgers University

    Social Media Editor:
    Harold A. Pollack, University of Chicago

    Managing Editor:
    Jennifer N. Costanza

    Former Editors:
    Lawrence D. Brown
    Colleen M. Grogan
    Theodore R. Marmor
    James A. Morone
    Mark A. Peterson
    Mark Schlesinger
    Michael S. Sparer
    Ralph A. Straetz

    Board of Editors:
    Elizabeth M. Armstrong
    David Blumenthal
    Andrea Louise Campbell
    Daniel Carpenter
    Norman Daniels
    Judith Feder
    Daniel M. Fox
    David M. Frankford
    Erika Franklin-Fowler
    Sarah E. Gollust
    Marie Gottschalk
    Scott L. Greer
    Michael K. Gusmano
    Mark Hall
    Richard Hall
    Lawrence R. Jacobs
    David K. Jones
    Timothy Stoltzfus Jost
    Rogan Kersh
    Anna Kirkland
    Lars Thorup Larsen
    Miriam Laugesen
    Julia Lynch
    Hans Maarse
    Wendy Mariner
    Rick Mayes
    David Mechanic
    Jamila Michener
    Jonathan Oberlander
    Kieke G. H. Okma
    Adam Oliver
    Thomas Oliver
    Jill Quadagno
    Thomas H. Rice
    Marc Rodwin
    Theda Skocpol
    Steven Rathgeb Smith
    Deborah A. Stone
    Sandra J. Tanenbaum
    Sue Tolleson-Rinehart
    Carolyn Tuohy
    Joseph White

  • JHPPL’s average turnaround time from submission to first decision is six weeks. Accepted articles are typically no longer than 8,000 words.

    Please format your manuscript according to the JHPPL Author Guidelines. To submit a manuscript, use the following instructions. JHPPL does not accept simultaneous submissions. Submissions to JHPPL undergo a double-blind peer review process. Therefore, do not include information that identifies the author or the author's institutional affiliation in the manuscript file or file name.

    1. To submit articles and commentaries, please visit www.editorialmanager.com/jhppl. If this is your first time using our Editorial Manager site, please register. You may do so by selecting "Register" from the toolbar at the top of the page and following the prompts. Once you have registered, select "Submit a Manuscript" from the top toolbar. Use the information generated when you registered to log in as an author, click on the "Submit New Manuscript" link, and follow the instructions. If you have difficulty registering or submitting your manuscript, please contact us at jhppl@brown.edu.

    If, after reading a previous issue of JHPPL, you are not sure if your article will meet our needs, please feel free to contact us via e-mail at jhppl@brown.edu.

    2. If you would like to review books in the field, please contact Miriam Laugesen, Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, MSPH Box 14, Floor R4, 722 W. 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032; Miriam.Laugesen@columbia.edu.

    3. Submit items for all special sections, including “Beneath the Surface” and the “Politics and Policy of Health Reform,” by using Editorial Manager as described above.

    4. Send Social Media items to Harold A. Pollack at haroldp@uchicago.edu.

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  • Closing Dates

    June 2019 (44:3) - Closes 03/27/19
    August 2019 (44:4) - Closes 05/24/19
    October 2019 (44:5) - Closes 07/26/19
    December 2019 (44:6) - Closes 09/26/19
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  • Description

    A leading journal in its field, and the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health—past, present, and future.

    The journal's editorial office is based at Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

    Read an interview with editor Eric M. Patashnik.

    The Politics and Policy of Health Reform
    This section provides useful information for practitioners, stakeholders, and academics involved in national- and state-level health reform legislation, regulation, implementation, and policy evaluation in the United States. The section typically publishes shorter papers (4,000 to 4,500 words) that tend to be qualitative, often case analyses, and widely accessible to practitioner, journalistic, and academic readers.

    Beneath the Surface
    This section analyzes, unpacks, and challenges empirical claims, theoretical assumptions, taken-for-granted terms and concepts in health policy debates and literature to promote a better understanding of health policy realities. The section typically publishes shorter papers (3,000 words).

    Social Media
    Our social media platforms engage the JHPPL community in ongoing conversation about health politics, policy, and law, continuing discussions begun in the journal and enabling real-time immersion in current issues and debates. For further information, contact JHPPL's social media editor, Harold A. Pollack, at haroldp@uchicago.edu.

    Cosponsorships and Affiliations
    The journal specifically features news from the following affiliated organizations:

    American College of Healthcare Executives
    American College of Legal Medicine
    American Health Planning Association
    American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
    Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
    Association of University Programs in Health Administration
    Health Law Section, American Bar Association
    International Health Economics Association
    Medical Care Section, American Public Health Association
    Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association
    National Academy of Social Insurance
    Organized Section on Health Politics and Policy, American Political Science Association

    Members of these organizations receive a discount on individual subscriptions.

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