1st Edition

Critical Issues In U.s. Health Reform

Edited By

Eli Ginzberg

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after December 17, 2020
ISBN 9780367166748
December 17, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
347 Pages

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Book 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

Part I: Framework 1. Setting the Scene 2. Open Issues in Financing and Coverage 3. Equity and Efficiency Considerations Part II: Benefits and Cost Controls 4. Who Gets What and How Much 5. Mental Health Care 6. Controlling Payment for Hospital Services 7. Physician Fee Controls 8. Cost and Quality Issues Part III: Public Programs 9. The Role of Medicare in Reform 10. Lessons from the Medicaid Experience 11. Federal and State Public Employees Health Benefits Programs 12. Public Data Systems Part IV: Private-Public Sector Roles and Responsibilities 13. Private Health Insurance and the Goals of Health Care Reform 14. The Administrative Perils of Political Progress: Implementation Challenges in the Clinton Health Plan 15. Global Budgets and the Competitive Market 16. Goals and Clarifications

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