ISBN-10:
0262600129
ISBN-13:
9780262600125
Pub. Date:
11/14/1984
Publisher:
MIT Press
Controlling Hospital Costs: The Role of Government Regulation

Controlling Hospital Costs: The Role of Government Regulation

by Paul L. Joskow, Jeffrey E. Harris
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Overview

In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

The growing public concern over rapidly rising health care costs, particularly hospital care, is understandable, with direct and indirect expenditures now amounting to about $100 billion each year. In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262600125
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 11/14/1984
Series: Health and Public Policy Series
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Paul L. Joskow is Professor of Economics at MIT.

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