Franklin

Health insurance / Michael A. Morrisey.

Author/Creator:
Morrisey, Michael A.
Publication:
Chicago, Ill. : Health Administration Press ; Washington, DC : AUPHA Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 409 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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Subjects:
Health insurance -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Insurance, Health -- economics -- United States.
Contents:
History of health insurance
A summary of insurance coverage
The demand for health insurance
Adverse selection
Underwriting and rate making
Risk adjustment
Moral hazard and prices
Moral hazard and utilization management
Selective contracting and hospitals
Selective contracting and physicians
Managed care backlash, provider consolidation, monopsony power, and most favor nation clauses
Premium sensitivity for health insurance
Compensating differentials
Taxes and employer-sponsored health insurance
Employers and agents
Health savings accounts and consumer driven health plans
The small group market
Regulation in the insurance market
The individual market
State high-risk pools
Medicare
Retiree coverage
Medicaid, crowd-out, and long term care insurance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-391) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781567932829 (alk. paper)
1567932827 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
136316682