Introduction to U.S. health policy : the organization, financing, and delivery of health care in America / Donald A. Barr.

Author
Barr, Donald A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
3rd ed.
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Description
xvii, 355 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-349) and index.
Contents
The affordable care act and the politics of health care reform -- Health, health care, and the market economy -- Health care as a reflection of underlying cultural values and institutions -- The health professions and the organization of health care -- Health insurance, HMOs, and the managed care revolution -- Medicare -- Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program -- The increasing role of for-profit health care -- Pharmaceutical policy and the rising cost of prescription drugs -- Long-term care -- The uninsured -- Factors other than health insurance that impede access to health care -- Key policy issues for deciding the direction of health care reform.
Other title(s)
Introduction to United States health policy
ISBN
  • 9781421402178 (alk. paper)
  • 1421402173 (alk. paper)
  • 9781421402185 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1421402181 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011000983
OCLC
696713867
RCP
C - S