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Health Politics and Policy

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Edition:
4th
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9781418014285

ISBN10:
1418014281
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/3/2008
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

The fourth edition of Health Politics and Policy examines the political arena in which United States health care policies are made, and provides a framework for understanding how the process works. This book conveys the excitement of health care politics and covers the issues facing the American health care system. Factors that shape health policy are discussed in detail, including values, private players, and government, as well as the resulting dynamic of these forces. A comparison of the U.S. system to others offers a foundation for understanding our system within an international context.

Table of Contents

Health Politics and Policy in Perspective: The Key Concepts
Markets and Politics in Health Care
Values and Health Policy: Understanding Fairness and Efficiency
Morality, Politics, and Health Policy
Arenas in Health Policy
Health Policy and the Political Structure
Congress
The President
The Courts
State Governments Case Study: Maine: Thinking Big, Fighting Hard
Federalism
The Health Policy Process: Interest Groups, Stakeholders, and Public Opinion
The Public-Private Welfare State
The American Health Care System
Public Opinion
Lobbyists: Ten Myths About Power and Influence
Employers and Health Care: A Sick Business
The Outcomes: Programs, Policies, and Problems
Shopping for Long-Term Care
Medicare: The Great Transformation
Medicaid: Health Care for You and Me?
The Elderly: Health Politics Beyond Aging
Environmental Policy and Health
AIDS
The United States in International Perspective
American Health Care in International Perspective
Devil Take the Hindmost: Private Health Insurance and the Costs of American Exceptionalism
Taking Medicine to Market: Competition in Britain and the U.S
Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future
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