This book is a study of how market-oriented policies could be used to improve trade-off between cost restraint and greater quality and availability to restructure the way the public and private sectors provide health care.
1. Containing Health Care Cost Escalation and Improving Access to Services: The Search for a Solution 2. Adopting Market Incentives in Public-Sector Policies Part 1: Catastrophic and Long-Term Care 3. Rationing Access to Advanced Medical Techniques 4. Problems and Prospects in Financing Long-Term Care 5. Improving the Role of Private Markets in Financing Long-Term Care Services Part 2: Practitioner Issues 6. Market Incentives and the Costs of Medical Malpractice 7. Medical Research and Teaching in a Market-Driven Health Care 8. Stimulating Product Innovation and Reforming the Health Care Reimbursement Part 3: Workplace Issues 9. What Employers Can Do About Medical Care Costs: Managing Health and Productivity 10. Incentives for Reducing the Costs of Disability