About Robert B. Hackey
Bob Hackey joined the faculty of the Health Policy and Management program at Providence College in 1999, and was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2002. He was appointed as Director of the HPM program in 2010. His principal areas of teaching and research include health care reform, hospital regulation, health planning and certificate of need regulation, and health care in popular culture.
Health care reform (7)
New Hampshire: Baseline Report - State-Level Field Network Study of the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (2015)
This report that outlines the Granite State's "wait and see" approach to implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The state's cost-effective health insurance exchange - which delegated operation of the web site to federal officials ...
The Politics of Reform Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (2000)
Comments on the implication of individual health insurance market reform for policy making in the United States. Role of competitive markets in promoting access to health care; Notion on the rejection of enrollment and rating ...
The Illogic of Health Care Reform: Policy Dilemmas for the 1990s Polity (1993)
After more than a half century, supporters of health care reform now argue that the passage of national health insurance is "inevitable," for all of the major players in the health care policy arena-physicians, insurers, ...
Hospital regulation (6)
Groping for Autonomy: The Federal Government and American Hospitals Journal of Economic Issues (1999)
This article chronicles the slow but steady emergence of countervailing power in the hospital industry since mid-century. The transformation of American health care policymaking reflects the federal government's growing fiscal obligations as the single largest ...
Certificate of need regulation (2)
Institutional Design and Regulatory Performance: Rethinking State Certificate of Need Programs New England Journal of Public Policy (1998)
The success of state efforts to control rising health care costs depends on the incentives contained in the legislative design of regulatory policies and in the administrative capacity and autonomy of state agencies. States have ...
New Wine in Old Bottles: Certificate of Need Enters the 1990s Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1993)
Although state certificate- of-need (CON) programs have been the subject of intense criticism over the past decade, recent evidence suggests that CON programs may be more effective than commonly believed. While many state programs have ...
Rethinking Health Care Policy: The New Politics of State Regulation (1998)
States are increasingly important players in the current efforts to reform U.S. health care, as the federal government withdraws from this responsibility. Robert B. Hackey analyzes the varied routes states have taken in reformulating health ...
Teaching and Learning (1)
If you Built it, They Will Come: Strategies for Developing an Undergraduate Research Conference Journal of Health Administration Education (2014)
The benefits of conference participation for undergraduates are now well understood, but the same cannot be said for the practical question of how to create and fund such opportunities for students, particularly at smaller liberal ...