Health Policy Issues: An Economic Perspective on Health Reform
This issue-oriented book explores topics in healthcare policy from an economic perspective. This book will help you understand the political aspects of financing & delivering health services.
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The Rise in Medical Expenditures
1 The Nations Health Care Dollar 1991
How Much Should We Spend on Medical Care?
1 Business Spending on Health Premiums
Do More Medical Expenditures Produce Better Health?
1 The Effect of Increased Medical Expenditures
In Whose Interest Does the Physician Act?
1 Number of Physicians and PhysicianPopulation
Does It Raise or Lower Costs?
Vertically Integrated Health Care Organizations
Can Price Controls Limit Medical Expenditure Increases?
Managed Care Competition
American Competitiveness and Rising Health Costs
Why Is It So Difficult to Get into Medical School?
The Shortage of Nurses
Rationing Medical Services
1 Health Spending and Personal Income in Different
How Much Health Insurance Should Everyone Have?
1 Deductibles Copayments and Catastrophic
Why Are Those Who Most Need Health Insurance Least Able to Buy It?
1 The Determinants of Health Insurance Premiums
Medicare and Medicaid
1 Percent Distribution of Medicaid Recipients
The New Medicare Physician Payment System
1 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Effect on Fees
The Malpractice Crisis
The High Price of Prescription Drugs
Should Kidneys and Other Organs Be Bought and Sold?
The Role of Government in Medical Care
Who Should Pay?
The Canadian Health Care System
EmployerMandated National Health Insurance
Which Approach and Why?
Financing LongTerm Care
The Politics of Health Care Reform