The Private Regulation of American Health Care

The Private Regulation of American Health Care

by Betty Leyerle
     
 

This work discusses a transformation of health care delivery that was launched by coalitions of business leaders during the early 1970s. It argues for a single-payer system and considers how public regulation offers the possibility of democratic participation in setting health care policies.See more details below

Overview

This work discusses a transformation of health care delivery that was launched by coalitions of business leaders during the early 1970s. It argues for a single-payer system and considers how public regulation offers the possibility of democratic participation in setting health care policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563242885
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/1994
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.91(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Managed Competition - The Private Regulation of American Health Care3
Ch. 1The Twenty-Year-Old Crisis10
Ch. 2The Basic Components Of Private Regulation39
Ch. 3The Evolution of Private Regulation67
Ch. 4Managing Health Care Costs99
Ch. 5Managing "Quality" through Outcomes Research129
Ch. 6Conclusions163
Appendix. The Theoretical Frame: Surveillance, Power, and Knowledge172
Notes193
Bibliography211
Index215
About the Author230

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