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The Economics of U.S. Health Care Policy: The Role of Market Forces

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Designed for courses in health care economics and policy analysis, this comprehensive work places the issues and economic analysis in the context of market forces on the health care industry that include negotiated markets and managed care. The content is rich with applicable, understandable economic concepts and analysis, market failure...

Table of Contents

Introduction: health care choices, trade-offs, and ownership of health care resources — The mix of health services: more market and more government? — The pricing of drugs: who benefits and who pays? — Managed care: revolution, evolution, or devolution? — The four "Cs" of the uninsured: causes, characteristics, consequences, and corrections/choices — Medical and health savings accounts: schemes that you can love! — The medicare reform school: who pays for the rehabilitation? — Conclusions and policy implications.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765613875
Subtitle:
The Role of Market Forces
Publisher:
M.E. Sharpe
Author:
Frank W. Musgrave
Author:
Musgrave, Frank W.
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Health Risk Assessment
Subject:
Medical care
Subject:
Medical policy
Subject:
Medical economics
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2006
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
186

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