Health Care Economics
Heath Care Economics, now in its 6th Edition, is primarily used as a resource for courses in health economics. It assumes little economics training and it provides an economic approach to understanding health care issues. New to this edition is an appendix to Chapter One that reviews the basics of economic supply and demand analysis. Also included is a new chapter on the Pharmaceutical Industry, which includes the most current policy issues being discussed and demonstrates the use of economics in analyzing this industry. The book is unique compared to its competition in its comprehensive discussion of the various topics covered, and the number of topics it covers. It also contains many figures and tables to illustrate economic analysis and covers major topics in health care today such as understanding the different sectors of medical care and issues dealing with financing health care services and national health insurance.
57 pages matching decline in this book
Results 1-3 of 57
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
An Introduction to the Economics of Medical Care
The Impact of Medical Services
An Overview of the Medical Care Sector
41 other sections not shown
additional adverse selection aged average behavior Blue Cross changes cian competitive market consumer crease decline decrease demand curve demand for health demand for medical determine economic economies of scale effect efficiency elasticity of demand employees enrollees factors federal fees firms greater Health Economics health insurance health plans higher HMOs hospital ical incentive income increase individual induce demand industry inputs insurance coverage legislation less lower managed mand marginal benefit marginal cost MCPI Medicaid medical education medical expenditures medical schools medical services Medicare ment moral hazard non-profit number of physicians nurses occur output patient payment percent performance persons physi physician services population prescription drugs price competition price discrimination price elasticity Price Index profits programs providers purchase pure premium rate of return ratio reduced relative result risk shift shortage subsidies substitute sumers supply curve tion treatment types units utilization wages