Who Has the Cure?: Hamilton Project Ideas on Health Care

Who Has the Cure?: Hamilton Project Ideas on Health Care

by Jason Furman
     
 

The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution was established to foster policy innovation from leading economic thiners-ideas based on evidence and experience, not ideology and doctrine. The overall goal is to promote America's longterm economic growth, provide for broad-based participation in that growth, and enhance the economic security of American families.… See more details below

Overview

The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution was established to foster policy innovation from leading economic thiners-ideas based on evidence and experience, not ideology and doctrine. The overall goal is to promote America's longterm economic growth, provide for broad-based participation in that growth, and enhance the economic security of American families. This important book brings The Hamilton Project's approach to one of the most critical issues facing Americans today-health care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815730088
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 Universal, Effective, and Affordable Health Insurance: An Economic Imperative Jason Furman Furman, Jason Robert E. Rubin Rubin, Robert E. 1

2 Achieving Universal Coverage through Medicare Part E(veryone) Gerard F. Anderson Anderson, Gerard F. Hugh R. Waters Waters, Hugh R. 9

3 Evolving beyond Traditional Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Stuart M. Butler Butler, Stuart M. 49

4 A Comprehensive Cure: The Guaranteed Health Care Access Plan - A Voucher-Style Reform Ezekiel J. Emanuel Emanuel, Ezekiel J. Victor R. Fuchs Fuchs, Victor R. 91

5 Taking Massachusetts National: Incremental Universalism for the United States Jonathan Gruber Gruber, Jonathan 121

6 Mending the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit: Improving Consumer Choices and Restructuring Purchasing Richard G. Frank Frank, Richard G. Joseph P. Newhouse Newhouse, Joseph P. 143

7 The Promise of Progressive Cost Consciousness in Health Care Reform Jason Furman Furman, Jason 175

8 A Wellness Trust to Prioritize Disease Prevention Jeanne M. Lambrew Lambrew, Jeanne M. 227

Contributors 265

Index 269

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