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Curing The Crisis

Options For America's Health Care, 1st Edition

By Michael D Reagan


206 pages

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With private health insurance costs averaging over $300 per month, per person—and with 36 million Americans lacking coverage of any sort—it is easy to understand why health care has captured the public imagination as the domestic policy issue of the 1990s. Americans spend well over $800 billion a year on health care, yet we are neglecting ba

Table of Contents

A Snapshot of Health Care Delivery Today -- Perspectives and Perceptions -- The Changing Profile of U.S. Health Care -- Understanding the Problems -- What Are the Problems? -- What’s Causing the Problems? -- What Are the Options? -- How Do We Get Coverage for Everyone? -- Cutting Costs: Piecemeal Approaches -- Cutting Costs: Overall Approaches -- Components of an Achievable Better System -- Elements for an Optimal Health Care Plan

About the Author

Michael D. Reagan is professor emeritus at the University of California–Riverside and has authored numerous publications on American government and politics including Regulation: The Politics of Policy, The New Federalism, Science and the Federal Patron, The Managed Economy, and articles on health care in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Subject Categories

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