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Health Economics and Policy (with Economic Applications)

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5th
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9780538481175

ISBN10:
053848117X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/30/2011
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

The 5th Edition of HEALTH ECONOMICS AND POLICY (WITH ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS) thoroughly demonstrates how economic principles apply to health care delivery and its policies. While you explore the changing nature of health care, as well as the social and political sides of issues, you will learn to analyze public policy from an economic perspective.

Table of Contents

The Relevance of Economics in Health and Medical Care
U.S. Medical Care: Crisis or Conundrum
Using Economics to Study Health Issues
Analyzing Medical Care Markets
Economic Evaluation in Health Care
Demand-Side Considerations
Demand for Health and Medical Care
The Market for Health Insurance
Supply-Side Considerations
Managed Care
The PhysiciansÆ Services Market
The Hospital Services Market
The Market for Pharmaceuticals
Confounding Factors
Public Policy in Medical Care Delivery
Policies that Enhance Access
Policies to Contain Costs
Medical Care Systems Worldwide
Medical Care Reform in the United States
Lessons for Public Policy
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