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An introduction to the US health care industry : balancing care, cost, and access / David S. Guzick.

Author/Creator:
Guzick, David, author.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 570 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Medical care, Cost of -- United States.
Medical economics -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Medical subjects:
Health Care Sector -- economics.
Delivery of Health Care.
Quality of Health Care.
United States.
Contents:
Introduction : Health and Health Care over the Past Century
Perfect Competition and its Applicability to Health Care Services
Imperfections in the Market for Health Care Services
Implications of an Imperfect Market I : Greater Utilization Due to Price Subsidies
Implications of an Imperfect Market II : The Role of Induced Demand
The Role of Price in Health Care Spending Growth
Inequality of Wealth, Health, and Access to Care
Origins and Structural Underpinnings of the US Health Care Industry
The US Health Care Industry Takes Shape : The 1940s through 1965
Medicare
Medicaid
The Affordable Care Act
Evidence-Based Practice
Cost-Benefit, Cost-Effectiveness, and Cost-Utility Analysis
Health Care Law
The Safety and Quality of Patient Care
The Cost Conundrum I : Utilization
The Cost Conundrum II : Price: Administration, Insurers, Physicians, and Hospitals
The Cost Conundrum III : Price: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
Inequality of Access
Improving the Balance I : Macro Considerations
Improving the Balance II : Enhancing Care, Reducing Cost, and Improving Access.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
ISBN:
9781421438665 (electronic bk.)
1421438666 (electronic bk.)
9781421438825
1421438828
9781421438658
1421438658
Publisher Number:
40030241386
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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