Health Economics and Policy (with Economic Applications) / Edition 5

Health Economics and Policy (with Economic Applications) / Edition 5

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by James W. Henderson
     
 


The 5th Edition of HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY (WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS) thoroughly demonstrates how economic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. While you explore the changing nature of health care, as well as the social and political sides of issues, you will learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective.See more details below

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The 5th Edition of HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY (WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS) thoroughly demonstrates how economic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. While you explore the changing nature of health care, as well as the social and political sides of issues, you will learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538481175
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/30/2011
Series:
Upper Level Economics Titles Series
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
683,519
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE RELEVANCE OF ECONOMICS IN HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE. 1. U.S. Medical Care: Crisis or Conundrum. 2. Using Economics to Study Health Issues. 3. Analyzing Medical Care Markets. 4. Economic Evaluation in Health Care. Part II: DEMAND-SIDE CONSIDERATIONS. 5. Demand for Health and Medical Care. 6. The Market for Health Insurance. Part III: SUPPLY-SIDE CONSIDERATIONS. 7. Managed Care. 8. The Physicians' Services Market. 9. The Hospital Services Market. 10. The Market for Pharmaceuticals. 11. Confounding Factors. Part IV: PUBLIC POLICY IN MEDICAL CARE DELIVERY. 12. Policies that Enhance Access. 13. Policies to Contain Costs. 14. Medical Care Systems Worldwide. 15. Medical Care Reform in the United States. 16. Lessons for Public Policy.

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