Health Economics and Policy (with InfoApps 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Health Economics and Policy (with InfoApps 2-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

by James W. Henderson
     
 

Learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective with HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition. The author explains how the theories work and how health care financial systems operate in the real world. You'll develop an understanding of the social, political, and economic contexts of health care delivery, as well as the

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Learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective with HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS, 4th Edition. The author explains how the theories work and how health care financial systems operate in the real world. You'll develop an understanding of the social, political, and economic contexts of health care delivery, as well as the changing nature of health care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324645187
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/19/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
473
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.20(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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