Poor People's Medicine: Medicaid and American Charity Care since 1965

Poor People's Medicine: Medicaid and American Charity Care since 1965

by Jonathan Engel, Engel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822336839

ISBN-13: 9780822336839

Pub. Date: 02/22/2006

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A national and state-by-state history of public health options for the American poor.

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A national and state-by-state history of public health options for the American poor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822336839
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
02/22/2006
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1Antecedents : poverty and early poverty care programs1
2Precursors to Medicare and Medicaid28
3War on poverty and the genesis of Medicaid44
4Hard-to-reach groups69
5Redefining health92
6Charity care and comprehensive reform under Nixon107
7Health planning and community medicine in the 1970s123
8Health and welfare reform in the Carter White House144
9Block grants and the new federalism163
10Recovering the cuts, managed care, and comprehensive reform184
11Managed Medicaid, AIDS, and the Clinton health bill209
12Afterword244

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