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This much anticipated new edition of Health Care Economics continues its legacy as a leader in its field. Written by a distinguished economist and educator, the sixth edition maintains the book's analytical approach in its treatment of political economics. Through comprehensive discussions, appendices, tables and figures, the author consistently illustrates the value of economics in understanding public policy issues that affect the medical services sector. Both veterans in the field of economics and readers who are new to this area of study will appreciate the book's in-depth and straightforward treatment of important topics.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to the Economics of Medical Care|
|The Production of Health: The Impact of Medical Services on Health|
|An Overview Of The Medical Care Sector|
|Measuring Changes in the Price of Medical Care|
|The Demand for Medical Care|
|The Demand for Health Insurance|
|The Supply of Medical Care: An Overview|
|Market Competition in Medical Care|
|The Market for Health Insurance: Its Performance and Structure|
|The Physician Services Market|
|The Market for Hospital Services|
|The Pharmaceutical Industry|
|Health Manpower Shortages and Surpluses: Definitions, Measurement, and Policies|
|The Market for Physician Manpower|
|The Market for Medical Education: Equity And Efficiency|
|The Market for Registered Nurses|
|The Role of Government in Health and Medical Care|
|The Legislative Marketplace|
|National Health Insurance: An Approach to the Redistribution of Medical Care|
|Concluding Comments on the Economics of Medical Care|
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