Health Economics (with InfoTrac 1-Semester, Economic Applications Online Product Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Health Economics (with InfoTrac 1-Semester, Economic Applications Online Product Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

ISBN-10:
032432068X
ISBN-13:
9780324320688
Pub. Date:
05/10/2006
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Health Economics (with InfoTrac 1-Semester, Economic Applications Online Product Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Gain a practical knowledge of today's health care systems with HEALTH ECONOMICS, the textbook that helps you understand the costs and benefits associated with various health care choices. Your purchase includes two time-saving resources: access to InfoTrac College Edition's online university library and online study tools through Economic Applications! With Economic Applications, you'll have online access to study guides and review materials that will help you succeed in the course. And with InfoTrac College Edition, you'll save time, save money—and eliminate the trek to the library. Log in and access a library of more than 5,000 academic and popular magazines, newspapers, and journals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324320688
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/10/2006
Edition description: 4TH
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.20(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 Services. 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 Care Reform.

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