Health Economics and Policy
Learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective with HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition. The author explains how the theories work and how health care financial systems operate in the real world. You'll develop an understanding of the social, political, and economic contexts of health care delivery, as well as the changing nature of health care.
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US Medical Care Crisis or Conundrum
Using Economics to Study Health Issues
Analyzing Medical Care Markets
Economic Evaluation in Health Care
Demand for Health and Medical Care
The Market for Health Insurance
The Physicians Services Market
Policies that Enhance Access
Policies to Contain Costs
Medical Care Systems Worldwide
Medical Care Reform in the United States
Lessons for Public Policy
The Hospital Services Market
The Market for Pharmaceuticals
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