Health Policy: Crisis and Reform

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-07
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling health policy text is updated with a collection of new articles on various health policies. Health Policy provides a basic overview of the health policy and political process as it relates to the health status of the United States, the organization and issues of the healthcare system, and healthcare economics.Health Policy walks readers through the process of public policy making, including agenda setting, government response, program response, implementation, and evaluation.

Table of Contents

PartI Health Policy
Chapter1 Health Politics and Political Action
Chapter2 Health Policy and Corporate Influences
Chapter3 Health Care Reform Today and For the Future
PartII Health Status and Access to Care
Chapter4 Health Status of the Population and Vulnerable Groups
Chapter5 Access to Care
Chapter6 Aging and Long-Term Care
PartIII Health Care: Delivery System Issues
Chapter7 Organizations
Chapter8 Labor Issues
Chapter9 Quality of Care
PartIV The Economics of Health Care
Chapter10 Financing Health Care
Chapter11 Public Financing
Chapter12 Private Insurance and Managed Care
PartV Global Health Care Topics
Chapter13 International Health Systems

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