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America's health care crisis solved : money-saving solutions, coverage for everyone

Author: J Patrick Rooney; Dan Perrin
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, ©2008.
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America's Health Care Crisis Solved, highlights the major pitfalls of the current American health care system and show why, without changes, health care costs will soon demolish the American economy. The alternative they address includes bringing the self-interest of the American consumer into the purchase of health care. The authors examine how an insured family's spending can be reduced by as much as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version.
Rooney, J. Patrick, 1927-
America's health care crisis solved.
Hoboken : Wiley, c2008
(DLC) 2007047646
(OCoLC)181903727
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Rooney; Dan Perrin
ISBN: 9780470275726 0470275723 9780470334416 047033441X
OCLC Number: 236486430
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 242 p.) : ill.
Contents: No money, no healthcare --
Why the money's running out --
A new scarlet letter --
Why nationalized healthcare is no cure all --
Fair care --
Give seniors what they want (and save money doing it) --
Give control to consumers through HSAs --
Establish fair medical prices --
Make medical prices transparent --
Build risk pools --
Build a national marketplace --
Make basic healthcare cheaper and more convenient --
Do it right the first time --
Wrapping it all up.
Responsibility: J. Patrick Rooney and Dan Perrin.

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America's Health Care Crisis Solved, highlights the major pitfalls of the current American health care system and show why, without changes, health care costs will soon demolish the American economy. The alternative they address includes bringing the self-interest of the American consumer into the purchase of health care. The authors examine how an insured family's spending can be reduced by as much as the deductible and how for the uninsured, the government could stand in place of an employer to pay part of the cost of health insurance. Page by page, Rooney and Perrin skillfully explain their.
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