Health Against Wealth: HMOs and the Breakdown of Medical Trust

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G.K. Hall, 1997 - Business & Economics - 547 pages
Health Insurance spending restrictions known as managed care are sweeping through the U.S., often praised for cutting runaway medical costs. This book reveals how all those cost saving rules can turn against you, sometimes putting lives at risk.

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A hard look at how for-profit health management organizations have come to be the force they are in our health care system and how their emphasis on the bottom line threatens quality medical care ... Read full review

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Around for a number of years, managed care is now receiving increased attention as larger numbers of people sign on with health maintenance organizations (HMOs). Anders, senior special writer for the ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
Dismantling the Old System
38
The New Mandarins
71
Copyright

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