The American Health Economy Illustrated

The American Health Economy Illustrated

by Christopher J. Conover
     
 

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With 150 original color charts and graphs, The American Health Economy Illustrated is an attractive, user-friendly, one-of-a-kind resource on the economics of health care in the United States. Covering topics such as How Is Each Health Care Dollar Spent? and Who Pays for Health Services?, this comprehensive, accessible guide will be of interest to everyone

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With 150 original color charts and graphs, The American Health Economy Illustrated is an attractive, user-friendly, one-of-a-kind resource on the economics of health care in the United States. Covering topics such as How Is Each Health Care Dollar Spent? and Who Pays for Health Services?, this comprehensive, accessible guide will be of interest to everyone concerned about the future of health care in America.

Editorial Reviews

Representative Jim Cooper
A new way to understand our health care system. This book offers x-ray slices of many parts of our complex system, a CT scan that penetrates the workings of all hospitals, doctors offices, health insurance companies, etc. Economists will love it, but everyone who wants to understand more about American health care should study it. Conover’s quantitative “just the facts” approach helps us cut through political rhetoric by understanding what makes our system tick.
Governor Mitch Daniels
What Bill James is to baseball and Webster’s is to words, The American Health Economy Illustrated will be to our health care debates. Since smart decisions always start with clarity about the facts, this book will help us all to get a lot smarter in this critical area.
Martin Feldstein
This volume is a very useful collection of the facts everyone needs to understand the problems facing our health care system and the issues involved in health care reform. It may be the best single-volume guide to the health care economy.
David Dranove
This should be the 'go-to' resource for anyone looking for key statistics and trends about the American health economy. Conover does a remarkable job organizing an enormous quantity of information and making it accessible to students, academics, policymakers, and anyone else who cares about the health sector. One could search the Internet for hours and not find the wealth of information in this book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844772028
Publisher:
Aei Press
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
752,038
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

What People are saying about this

Jim Cooper
A new way to understand our health care system. This book offers x-ray slices of many parts of our complex system, a CT scan that penetrates the workings of all hospitals, doctors offices, health insurance companies, etc. Economists will love it, but everyone who wants to understand more about American health care should study it. Conover’s quantitative “just the facts” approach helps us cut through political rhetoric by understanding what makes our system tick.
David Dranove
This should be the 'go-to' resource for anyone looking for key statistics and trends about the American health economy. Conover does a remarkable job organizing an enormous quantity of information and making it accessible to students, academics, policymakers, and anyone else who cares about the health sector. One could search the Internet for hours and not find the wealth of information in this book
Mitch Daniels
What Bill James is to baseball and Webster’s is to words, The American Health Economy Illustrated will be to our health care debates. Since smart decisions always start with clarity about the facts, this book will help us all to get a lot smarter in this critical area.
Martin Feldstein
This volume is a very useful collection of the facts everyone needs to understand the problems facing our health care system and the issues involved in health care reform. It may be the best single-volume guide to the health care economy.

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Meet the Author

Christopher Conover is a research scholoar at the Center for Health Policy and Health Inequalities Program at Duke University.

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