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Health and mental health care policy : a biopsychosocial perspective

Author: Cynthia Moniz; Stephen H Gorin
Publisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Moniz; Stephen H Gorin
ISBN: 9780205746941 0205746942
OCLC Number: 311754351
Description: viii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: <P><B>Part ONE  Introduction    </B>   <BR></P><P><B>1</B> of Health and Health Policy   <BR></P><P>Introduction   <BR></P><P></P><P>Determinants of Health: A Biopsychosocial Perspective   <BR></P><P></P><P>Biological Factors   <BR></P><P>Psychological Factors   <BR></P><P>Social Factors  <BR></P><P>Biopsychosocial Dynamics </P><P>A Biopsychosocial Approach to Health    <BR></P><P>Approaches to Health Policy   <BR></P><P></P><P>Stage One: Disease and Health Care  <BR></P><P>Stage Two: Escalating Costs  <BR></P><P>Stage Three: A New Concept of Health   <BR></P><P>Stage Four: A New Framework for Health Policy  <BR></P><P>Stage Five: Costs and Benefits of Health Policy    </P><P>International Policy Efforts   <BR></P><P>Implications for Health and Health Care Policy in the United States    </P><P>Highlights              <BR></P><P>References        <BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>Part TWO  National Health and Mental Health Policy in the United States  </B></P><P><BR></P><P><B>2    The Failure to Enact National Health Insurance: 1865â 1946</B>    <BR></P><P>Early Efforts to Reform National Health and Mental Health Care: 1865â 1912                <BR></P><P></P><P>The Beginnings of Social Work and Public Health    <BR></P><P>The Need for Public Health Services   <BR></P><P>The Mental Hygiene Movement   </P><P>Compulsory Health Insurance Efforts: 1912â 1920    <BR></P><P></P><P>American Association for Labor Legislation    <BR></P><P>Establishment of the U.S. Public Health Service    </P><P>Federalâ State Reforms and Private Insurance: 1920â 1932    <BR></P><P></P><P>Sheppardâ Towner Infancy and Maternity Bill    <BR></P><P>The Creation of Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the Veterans Health Administration    </P><P>The New Deal Reforms: 1932â 1940    <BR></P><P></P><P>Maternal and Child Health Services    <BR></P><P>The Failure to Enact Compulsory Insurance    </P><P>Federal Health and Mental Health Policy and Services: 1941â 1946    <BR></P><P></P><P>Emergency Maternal and Infant Care Program    <BR></P><P>Public Health Services Act   <BR></P><P>National Mental Health Act   <BR></P><P>Hillâ Burton Hospital Survey and Construction Act</P><P>Highlights    <BR></P><P>References</P><P>   <BR></P><P><B>3  Emergence of Employment-Based Insurance and Managed Care: 1943 to the Present   <BR></B></P><P></P>Political Opposition to National Health Insurance: 1943â 1950   <P></P><P>The Defeat of National Health Care Legislation: 1943â 1949   <BR></P><P>The Enactment of Medicare: 1950â 1965   <BR></P><P>Health Care Inflation and Strategies for Reform: 1970â 1988    <BR></P><P></P><P>Renewed Struggle for National Health Insurance   <BR></P><P>The Rise of HMOs    <BR></P><P>Regulatory Reform   <BR></P><P>Diagnosis-Related Groups   </P><P>The Creation and Role of Community Mental Health Centers: 1963â 1992    <BR></P><P></P><P>Mental Retardation and Community Mental Health Centers Construction Act    <BR></P><P>Medicaidâ s Role in Deinstitutionalization    <BR></P><P>Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services    <BR></P><P>Consumer Protection Efforts: Patientsâ Rights    <BR></P><P>Community Support Program </P><P> The Decline of Community Mental Health: 1980â 1992  <BR></P><P></P><P>State Comprehensive Mental Health Services Plan Act   <BR></P><P>Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act   </P><P>The Rise and Fall of the Health Security Act: 1988â 1996   <BR></P><P></P>Proposals for a Single-Payer Plan   <P></P><P>Clintonâ s Proposal: The Health Security Act of 1993    <BR></P><P></P><P>Mental Health Parity    <BR></P><P>Why the Act Failed    <BR></P><P>Political Weakness of Reformers   <BR></P><P>Strong Opposition  <BR></P><P>Public Ambivalence and Confusion    </P><P>The Aftermath of the Health Security Act: 1995â 2003    <BR></P><P></P><P>Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act   <BR></P><P>State Childrenâ s Health Insurance Program   <BR></P><P>Mental Health Parity Act    <BR></P><P>Reforming the Veterans Health Administration   <BR></P><P>Efforts to Renew Public Health   </P><P>Reform during the Bush Years  <BR></P><P></P><P>Public Health Concerns after September 11, 2001   <BR></P><P>Bioterrorism    <BR></P><P>Spread of Infectious Disease    <BR></P><P>The Presidentâ s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health    <BR></P><P>Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003    <BR></P><P>Prescription Drug Coverage  <BR></P><P>Health Savings Accounts  <BR></P><P>Health Care in the 2004 Election </P><P>United States Health Care Costs in International Perspective           <BR></P><P></P>Quality of Health Care in the United States   <P></P><P>Highlights   <BR></P><P>References    <BR></P><P><BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>Part THREE  The U.S. Health Care System Today    </B><BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>4    Access to Care   </B><BR></P><P></P><P>The Need for Access  <BR></P><P></P><P>What Is Access?   <BR></P><P>Why Is Access Important?   <BR></P><P>Trends in Coverage and Reasons for Concern  </P><P></P><P>Health Insurance Coverage in the United States   <BR></P><P></P><P>Declining Coverage   <BR></P><P></P><P>Rising Costs    <BR></P><P>Jobs without Coverage   <BR></P><P>Changing Work Force   <BR></P><P>Reductions in Coverage    </P><P>The Uninsured Population in the United States    <BR></P><P></P><P>Uninsured Workers   <BR></P><P>Regional and State Differences   <BR></P><P>Age   </P><P>Race and Ethnicity    <BR></P><P></P><P>Latinas/os <BR></P><P>African Americans  <BR></P><P>Asian Americans    <BR></P><P>Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders    <BR></P><P>Native Americans</P><P>Health Insurance and Utilization of Services    <BR></P><P></P><P>Differences in Access among the Insured and Uninsured   <BR></P><P></P><P>Use Patterns by People of Color    <BR></P><P>U.S. Indian Health Service    </P><P>Community Benefits: The Free-Care Safety Net    </P><P>Improving Access to Health Care    <BR></P><P></P><P>Principles of Access    <BR></P><P>Expanding Coverage</P><P>Highlights    <BR></P><P>Websites to Obtain Updated and Additional Information    <BR></P><P>References           <BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>5    The Growth and Development of Managed Care    </B><BR></P><P>The Health Maintenance Act of 1973          <BR></P><P>From HMOs to Managed Care        <BR></P><P>From Managed Care to Managed Competition        <BR></P><P>Managed-Care Backlash    <BR></P><P>Managed Care and Medicare   <BR></P><P></P><P>Medicare 1 Choice    <BR></P><P>Medicare Advantage</P><P>Managed Care and Medicaid    <BR></P><P></P><P>Balanced Budget Act of 1997    <BR></P><P>State Medicaid Managed-Care Plans    </P><P>Managed Behavioral Health Care    <BR></P><P></P><P>Health Care Plans <BR></P><P>Carve-Out Plans    <BR></P><P>Cost Control    <BR></P><P>Parity    <BR></P><P>Clinical Practice  </P><P>The Future of Managed Care <BR></P><P>Highlights    <BR></P><P>Websites to Obtain Updated and Additional Information   <BR></P><P>References   </P><P><BR></P><P><B>6    Medicare and Medicaid   </B><BR></P><P>Medicare    <BR></P><P></P><P>Benefits and Financing   <BR></P><P></P><P>Hospital Insurance (Part A)    <BR></P><P>Medical Insurance (Part B)    <BR></P><P>Medicare Advantage (Part C)    <BR></P><P>Medicare Prescription Drugs (Part D)    <BR></P><P>Gaps in Coverage and Cost Sharing  <BR></P><P>Medicare Benefit Payments </P><P>Beneficiaries    <BR></P><P></P><P>Older Adults   <BR></P><P>Adults with Disabilities    <BR></P><P>Women </P><P>Managed Care and Medicare    <BR></P><P>Future of Medicare  </P><P><BR></P><P>Medicaid   <BR></P><P></P><P>Benefits and Financing   <BR></P><P></P><P>Mandatory and Optional Benefits    <BR></P><P>Mandatory and Optional Eligibility    <BR></P><P>Medicaid Benefit Payments    </P><P>Recipients    <BR></P><P></P>Poor and Low-Income Pregnant Women, Children, and Families   <P></P><P></P><P></P><P>State Childrenâ s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)    <BR></P><P>Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996  </P><P></P><P></P>Poor and Low-Income Children and Adults with Disabilities<P></P><P></P><P></P><P>SSI and Children   <BR></P><P>S-CHIP Today    <BR></P><P>SSI and Adults  <BR></P><P>Medically Needy</P><P> Poor and Low-Income Older Adults (Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibles)    <BR></P><P>Managed Care and Medicaid  </P><P>Highlights  <BR></P><P>Websites to Obtain Updated and Additional Information    <BR></P><P>References  <BR></P><P><BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>Part FOUR  At-Risk and Underserved Populations   </B><BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>7  in Health: People of Color   </B><BR></P><P>Defining Risk    <BR></P><P>Measuring Health Disparities   <BR></P><P></P><P>Demography    <BR></P><P></P><P>Morbidity    <BR></P><P>Mortality    <BR></P><P>Life Expectancy    </P><P>Epidemiology    <BR></P><P></P>Health Targets <P></P><P>African Americans    <BR></P><P></P><P>Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality    <BR></P><P>HIV/AIDS   <BR></P><P>Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease   <BR></P><P></P><P>Cancer    <BR></P><P>Cardiovascular Disease    </P><P>Diabetes   <BR></P><P>Unintentional Injuries: Neighborhood Violence   </P><P>Latinas/os (Hispanics)   <BR></P><P></P><P>Life Expectancy and Infant Mortality   <BR></P><P>Diabetes   <BR></P><P>HIV/AIDS</P><P>Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders   <BR></P><P></P><P>Life Expectancy    <BR></P><P>Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease    <BR></P><P>Diabetes</P><P>Native Americans   <BR></P><P></P><P>Chronic Diseases and Infant Mortality    <BR></P><P>Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Mental Health Problems</P><P>Environmental Health Risks   <BR></P><P>Cancer   </P><P>Racial Differences in the Delivery of Medical Care    <BR></P><P></P><P>Infant and Child Health    <BR></P><P>Heart Disease and Stroke   <BR></P><P>Cancer    <BR></P><P>Diabetes    <BR></P><P>HIV/AIDS    </P><P>Highlights   <BR></P><P>Websites to Obtain Updated and Additional Information    <BR></P><P>References  <BR></P><P>  <BR></P><P><B>8    Disparities in Health: Gender and Age-Based Differences    </B></P><P>Women and Infants  <BR></P><P></P><P>Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease    <BR></P><P>HIV/AIDS   <BR></P><P>Maternal and Infant Mortality   <BR></P><P>Maternal, Prenatal, and Child Health Services  <BR></P><P>Family Planning Services   <BR></P><P>Violence against Women   <BR></P><P>Depression   <BR></P><P>Women in Medical Research    </P><P>Children and Adolescents    <BR></P><P></P><P>Infectious Diseases    <BR></P><P>Risky Behaviors: Substance Abuse  <BR></P><P>Youth Smoking    <BR></P><P>Youth Drinking    <BR></P><P>Youth Drug Abuse    <BR></P><P>Child Abuse and Neglect    <BR></P><P>Exposure to Violence    </P><P>Older Adults    <BR></P><P></P><P>Long-Term Care    <BR></P><P>Elder Abuse    <BR></P><P>Older Adults in Medical Research    </P><P>Highlights    <BR></P><P>Websites to Obtain Updated and Additional Information    <BR></P><P>References    <BR></P><P><BR></P><P><B>Part FIVE  New Directions for Health and Health Policy    </B><BR></P><P><B>9  Beyond Health Care </B><BR></P><P>What Determines Good Health?  <BR></P><P></P><P>Inequality and Health   <BR></P><P>Absolute versus Relative Poverty    <BR></P><P>Inequality and Mortality    </P><P>Explaining the Health Gradient    <BR></P><P>Psychosocial Variables <BR></P><P>Social Cohesion    <BR></P><P>Childhood Development   <BR></P><P>Material Conditions    <BR></P><P>Conclusion <BR></P><P>Implications for Change</P>Highlights   <BR><P>References   <BR></P><P><BR></P><P>Glossary   <BR></P><P>Index   <BR></P>
Responsibility: Cynthia Moniz, Stephen Gorin.


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