Essentials of the U.S. Health Care System
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 6, 2009 - Business & Economics - 360 pages
New Edition Available Covering the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system, this condensed distillation of the important topics covered in Delivering Health Care in America is the perfect resource for courses in health policy, allied health, health administration and more. It clarifies the complexities of health care organization and finance and presents a solid overview of how the various components fit together. The Second Edition of Essentials of the US Health Care System has been updated to include new data, charts, tables and accompanying information throughout the book. Use as a stand-alone text, or a supplement in various courses. New content includes: Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP. Ongoing evolution in U.S. health care as a result of corporatization and globalization. The role of hospitalists. Updated content on Parts C and D of Medicare. including information on high-deductible health plans/health savings accounts as an insurance option. Updated content on primary care and community oriented health care development Current development on hospital extensions to the community. Current development on nano technology. Current health policy issues. Current discussion on healthcare reforms, including future challenges posed by the increased need for long-term care. New Third Edition Now Available!
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