America's Health Care Safety Net: Intact But Endangered
Marion Ein Lewin, Stuart Altman, Committee on the Changing Market, Managed Care, and the Future Viability of Safety Net Providers
National Academies Press, Aug 3, 2000 - Medical - 281 pages
America's Health Care Safety Net explains how competition and cost issues in today's health care marketplace are posing major challenges to continued access to care for America’s poor and uninsured. At a time when policymakers and providers are urgently seeking guidance, the committee recommends concrete strategies for maintaining the viability of the safety net--with innovative approaches to building public attention, developing better tools for tracking the problem, and designing effective interventions. This book examines the health care safety net from the perspectives of key providers and the populations they serve, including:
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