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Critical Issues In U.S. Health Reform

1st Edition

Edited by Eli Ginzberg

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216 pages

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Description

This book provides a thorough and careful examination of fate of public programs and specialty providers, academic health centers, and graduate medical education related issues in U.S. health reform.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Framework -- Setting the Scene -- Open Issues in Financing and Coverage -- Equity and Efficiency Considerations -- Benefits and Cost Controls -- Who Gets What and How Much -- Mental Health Care -- Controlling Payment for Hospital Services -- Physician Fee Controls -- Cost and Quality Issues -- Public Programs -- The Role of Medicare in Reform -- Lessons from the Medicaid Experience -- Federal and State Public Employees Health Benefits Programs -- Public Data Systems -- Private-Public Sector Roles and Responsibilities -- Private Health Insurance and the Goals of Health Care Reform -- The Administrative Perils of Political Progress: Implementation Challenges in the Clinton Health Plan -- Global Budgets and the Competitive Market -- Goals and Clarifications

About the Editor

Ginzberg, Eli

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General