Health Policy Issues: An Economic Perspective

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Health Administration Press, 2003 - Business & Economics - 483 pages
Like its predecessors, the third edition of Health Policy Issues: An Economic Perspective will help readers understand the issues underlying the politics and economics of health services. This policy primer uses an economic approach to explain the forces pressing for change in healthcare, as well as why the health system has evolved to its current state.

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The Rise in Medical Expenditures i
How Much Should We Spend on Medical Care?
Federal Spending on Health Selected Fiscal Years

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

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