This book provides a comprehensive picture of the issues in the American health care system, without wading through a lot of technical jargon. It outlines the features essential to a medically, financially, and politically effective cure to the health care system's ailments.
Part One: A Snapshot of Health Care Delivery Today 1. Perspectives and Perceptions Part Two: Understanding the Problems 2. What Are the Problems? 3. What's Causing the Problems? Part Three: What Are the Options? 4. How Do We Get Coverage for Everyone? 5. Cutting Costs: Piecemeal Approaches 6. Cutting Costs: Overall Approaches Part Four: Components of an Achievable Better System 7. Elements for an Optimal Health Care Plan