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
2nd ed., Johns Hopkins ed.
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Description
xiv, 303 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-300) and index.
Contents
1. Health, health care, and the market economy -- 2. Health care as a reflection of underlying cultural values and institutions -- 3. The health professions and the organization of health care -- 4. Health insurance, HMOs, and the managed care revolution -- 5. Medicare -- 6. Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program -- 7. The increasing role of for-profit health care -- 8. Pharmaceutical policy and the rising cost of prescription drugs -- 9. Long-term care -- 10. The uninsured -- 11. Factors other than health insurance that impede access to health care -- 12. Key policy issues for deciding the direction of health care reform -- 13. Where do we go from here? : options for health care reform.
Other title(s)
  • Introduction to US health policy
  • Introduction to United States health policy
ISBN
  • 9780801885747 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0801885744 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780801885754 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0801885752 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006023197
OCLC
70660077
RCP
C - S