Managed Care: Financial, Legal and Ethical Issues

Managed Care: Financial, Legal and Ethical Issues

by David A. Bennahum (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780829812749
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Publication date: 11/15/1998
Series: Pilgrim Library of Ethics Series
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 5.97(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Contributorsxi
1.The Crisis Called Managed Care1
Part 1Legal Issues
2.The Historical Roots of Managed Care11
3.How Law and Regulation Shape Managed Care21
4.Implications for Vulnerable Populations36
Part 2Financial Issues
5.The Economics of Managed Care55
6.Financial Incentives to Physicians71
7.Impacts on Medicaid and the Uninsured85
8.Impacts on Public Teaching Hospitals96
9.Impacts on Biomedical Research106
Part 3Ethical Issues
10.The Ethics of Managed Care131
11.Gatekeepers and Gatekeeping139
12.Futility and Extraordinary Care153
13.Persons with HIV Disease166
14.Persons with Mental Illness184
15.Religion and Pastoral Care209
16.What Does the Future Hold for Managed Care?221
Appendix
Managed Care Information Resources233

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