Health care economics

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Thomas Delmar Learning, 2005 - Business & Economics - 541 pages
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This much anticipated new edition of Health Care Economics continues its legacy as a leader in its field. Written by a distinguished economist and educator, the sixth edition maintains the book's analytical approach in its treatment of political economics. Through comprehensive discussions, appendices, tables and figures, the author consistently illustrates the value of economics in understanding public policy issues that affect the medical services sector. Both veterans in the field of economics and readers who are new to this area of study will appreciate the book's in-depth and straightforward treatment of important topics.

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Contents

An Introduction to the Economics of Medical Care
1
The Impact of Medical Services
30
An Overview of the Medical Care Sector
48
Copyright

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Robert Gumbiner Professor in Health Care Management
Graduate School of Management
University of California
Irvine, California