Develop with a solid understanding of the costs and benefits associated with today's health care choices using the current, comprehensive coverage found only in HEALTH ECONOMICS: THEORY, INSIGHTS, AND INDUSTRY STUDIES, 6E. Readers develop a practical, powerful knowledge of today's health care systems as the text builds upon only the core foundation of economic theory. This new edition reflects the latest updates and contemporary developments in insurance and health care reform, including a thorough update of the Nyman Theory and a new appendix covering the Grossman Model. Using a lively, inviting writing style, the book presents all topics in an easy-to-understand format with numerous real-world applications that readers can readily apply to their own lives.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of Contents
1 Introduction. 2 Health and Medical Care: An Economic Perspective. 3 Cost and Benefit Analysis. 4 Health Care Systems and Institutions. 5 The Demand for Medical Care. 6 The Demand for Medical Insurance: Traditional and Managed Care Coverage. 7 Medical Care Production and Costs. 8 Structure, Conduct, Performance, and Market Analysis. 9 Government, Health, and Medical Care. 10 Government as Health Insurer. 11 The Private Health Insurance Industry. 12 The Physician Services Industry. 13 The Hospital Services Industry. 14 The Pharmaceutical Industry. 15 The Long-Term Care Industry. 16 Health Insurance Reform.