The Economics of U.S. Health Care Policy: The Role of Market Forces

The Economics of U.S. Health Care Policy: The Role of Market Forces

by Frank W. Musgrave
     
 

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Designed for courses in health care economics and policy analysis, this comprehensive work places the issues and economic analysis in the context of market forces on the health care industry that include negotiated markets and managed care. The content is rich with applicable, understandable economic concepts and analysis, market failure and the mix of private versus…  See more details below

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Designed for courses in health care economics and policy analysis, this comprehensive work places the issues and economic analysis in the context of market forces on the health care industry that include negotiated markets and managed care. The content is rich with applicable, understandable economic concepts and analysis, market failure and the mix of private versus government involvement. Some of the major policy issues covered are the pricing of pharmaceutical drugs, the medically uninsured, Medicaid reform, for-profit hospital monopoly price power, managed care competitive pricing, and new negotiated markets.

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ISBN-13:
9780765612557
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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