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Table of Contents
|List of Figures|
|List of Tables|
|An Introduction to the Economics of Medical Care|
|Appendix: Review of Demand, Supply, Equilibrium Price, Price Elasticity, and Competitive and Monopoly Analysis|
|The Role of Government in Health and Medical Care|
|Health Policy and the Legislative Marketplace|
|The Production of Health: The Impact of Medical Services on Health|
|Appendix: Cost-Benefit, Cost-Effectiveness, and Cost-Utility Analyses|
|An Overview of the Medical Care Sector|
|The Demand for Medical Care|
|Appendix: The Effect of Coinsurance on the Demand for Medical Care|
|The Demand for Health Insurance|
|Risk Neutral and Risk Seeking Behavior|
|The Effect on the Insurance Premium of Extending Coverage to Include Additional Benefits|
|The Supply of Medical Care: An Overview|
|Market Competition in Medical Care|
|The Market for Health Insurance: Its Performance and Structure|
|The Use of Medical Loss Ratios as a Measure of Health Plan Performance|
|Developing Risk-Adjusted Premiums|
|The Physician Services Market|
|Appendix: How Medicare Pays Physicians|
|The Market for Hospital Services|
|Using a Physician Control Model to Increase Physician Productivity|
|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|
|Appendix: Market Structure and Nurse Wages and Employment|
|National Health Insurance: An Approach to the Redistribution of Medical Care|
|Concluding Comments on the Economics of Medical Care|
|Appendix: Measuring Changes in the Price of Medical Care|
|Appendix: Health Insurance Premiums as a Measure of the Price of Medical Care|
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