Economics Of Health Care Financing / Edition 2

Economics Of Health Care Financing / Edition 2

by Cam Donaldson, Karen Gerard, Craig Mitton, Virginia Wiseman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333984315

ISBN-13: 9780333984314

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This new edition examines the economics of health care systems in a non-technical manner, highly accessible for economists and non-economists alike. It is very timely and includes the latest evidence of health care reforms and their implications from a number of countries with different systems.

Overview

This new edition examines the economics of health care systems in a non-technical manner, highly accessible for economists and non-economists alike. It is very timely and includes the latest evidence of health care reforms and their implications from a number of countries with different systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333984314
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Markets and Market Failure in Health Care
• Health Care Financing Reforms: Moving into the New Millenium
• Markets and Health Care: The Basic Theory
• Market Failure in Health Care
Part Two: Health Care Systems and Their Objectives
• Methods of Funding Health Care
• Economic Objectives of Health Care
Part Three: A Review of Empirical Findings
• Countering Consumer Moral Hazard
• Countering Doctor Moral Hazard
• Countering Moral Hazard in the Hospital Sector
• Achieving Equity
Part Four: Future Challenges
• Future Considerations: Setting the Health Care Budget
• Health Care Financing Reforms: Where Are We Now?

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