Health Policy-The Hard Way: An Anecdotal Personal History by One of the California Players [NOOK Book]

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This is "An Anecdotal Personal History by One of the California Players". Those interested in how our current healthcare dilemma came to be will be fascinated by this book which traces the development of Blue Cross and Blue Shield through the 1956 adoption of Medicare and Medicaid, and also analyzes the medical malpractice tort reform crisis of 1975 which led to the shift to managed care. This book documents what has happened to healthcare during these decades and provides an important springboard for all those ...
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Health Policy-The Hard Way: An Anecdotal Personal History by One of the California Players

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Overview

This is "An Anecdotal Personal History by One of the California Players". Those interested in how our current healthcare dilemma came to be will be fascinated by this book which traces the development of Blue Cross and Blue Shield through the 1956 adoption of Medicare and Medicaid, and also analyzes the medical malpractice tort reform crisis of 1975 which led to the shift to managed care. This book documents what has happened to healthcare during these decades and provides an important springboard for all those interested in addressing the predicament of our current healthcare needs. This is a wonderful resource for the discussion of the public health issues facing the United States which, albeit one of the wealthiest nations in all history, cannot provide an adequate national health policy program for its citizens. The author, a founder of the specialty of healtcare law, is especially well-suited to assess this vital issue, having provided legal and policy counse! l to more than 100 hospitals and healtcare organizations.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012631145
  • Publisher: Hope Publishing House
  • Publication date: 2/4/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 319
  • File size: 216 KB

Meet the Author

James Ludlam, graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School, is a founder of the specialty of healthcare law. He has received numerous awards and public recognition for the work he has done as legal counsel to Blue Cross of Southern Califonria for 25 years and to the California Hospital Association and the Hospital Council of Southern California for more than 30 years, besides providing legal and policy counsel to more than 100 hospitals and healthcare organizations.
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