Health Care Choices for Today's Consumer: Guide to Quality and Cost / Edition 1

Health Care Choices for Today's Consumer: Guide to Quality and Cost / Edition 1

by Marc S Miller, Families United for Senior Action Families United for Senior Action Founda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471170909

ISBN-13: 9780471170907

Pub. Date: 07/25/1997

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

This is a comprehensive guide to the myriad health care choices that face today's families. It informs consumers of their options and helps them get the best, most affordable health care. It addresses the financial, insurance and legal concerns of health care as well as covering consumer rights, alternative health care, mental health, home care, workplace injuries

Overview

This is a comprehensive guide to the myriad health care choices that face today's families. It informs consumers of their options and helps them get the best, most affordable health care. It addresses the financial, insurance and legal concerns of health care as well as covering consumer rights, alternative health care, mental health, home care, workplace injuries and more. Written in a clear, straightforward style, it is an easy to use family reference that will help readers become active in directing their healthcare. The revised edition updates legal and financial information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471170907
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/25/1997
Series:
Robert L. Bernstein Series
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded ed.
Pages:
457
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

GETTING STARTED.

Healthy Living (R. Convissor & A. Chang).

Consumer Rights (G. Annas) THE HEART OF THE MATTER.

Health Insurance: Managing Managed Care (N. Turnbull).

Primary Care (H. Tolpin).

Medications (J. Graedon & T. Graedon).

FOCUSING ON YOU.

Parents as Health Care Consumers (N. Wells).

Men as Health Care Consumers (J. Kellogg).

Elders as Health Care Consumers (L. Glasse & M. Schechter).

THE COMPLETE PACKAGE.

Physician Specialists (J. Mendelson).

Long Term Care (P. Denker).

Caring for Your Teeth (R. Krughoff).

Buying Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses (R. Krughoff).

Alternative Health Care (N. Carballeira).

FOR EVERYONE'S HEALTH.

Helping Yourself: A Guide to Self-Help Groups, Going Online, and General Resources for Health Care Consumers (M. Grover).

Appendices.

Glossary.

Index.

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