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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Guy B Faguet
|ISBN:||9780875869759 0875869750 9780875869766 0875869769 9780875869773 0875869777|
|Description:||x, 236 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. I. The U.S. health system: origins and evolution : 1. Historical overview: Out-of-pocket healthcare, Health insurance is born, National health insurance: an elusive century-old target ; 2. Root causes of the spiraling healthcare costs : Providers' perverse incentives and consumers' expectations & disincentives, Commercialization of medicine, The role of trial attorneys, Healthcare: a supply-driven, profit-focused industry, A system beset by fraud ; 3. Cost control initiatives : Managed care, DRG-based payments, Consumer-Directed Health Care (CDHC) --
Pt. II. The 2010 healthcare reform bill : 4. The politics and the money behind the bill ; 5. Outline of the Affordable Care Act: An evolving process?, Key provisions, Implementation timeline --
Pt. III. Healthcare reform from the ground up : 6. The U.S. healthcare system: a brief outline: Is the U.S. healthcare system the best in the world?, World Health Report, 2000, Cross-country comparisons ; 7. Foreign and domestic health models we can learn from: Foreign models, Arguably the best domestic model: the Veterans Health Administration ; 8. An equitable and affordable universal health system: Redesigning the system structure, Redesigning care delivery, Redesigning the payment model, Curbing malpractice litigation and political intrusion, Arguments against term limits and their rebuttal, Arguments in favor of term limits.
|Responsibility:||Guy B. Faguet.|