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Health care for us all : getting more for our investment

Author: Earl L Grinols; James W Henderson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the American health care system can be fixed, offering suggestions for getting more in return for health care spending, expanding what is covered, offering incentives for quality care, budgeting responsibly, and creating a sustainable system.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl L Grinols; James W Henderson
ISBN: 9780521445665 0521445663 9780521738255 0521738253
OCLC Number: 268547427
Notes: Includes glossary and definitions.
Description: xxvi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Goals and working principles. Introduction --
Goals --
Principles --
pt. II. Background economics and ethics. Markets, VPOs, government --
Education, charity, and the American ethical base --
pt. III. Application. Why government in health care? --
Insurance --
The targeted intervention plan --
pt. IV. Protective measures. Forestalling free riders --
Preserving prices --
Inducing innovation --
Summary --
appendix A. Top ten goals for the American health care system --
appendix B. Badly done insurance programs can be worse than no insurance --
appendix C. Incentive symmetry and intervention principle --
appendix D. Plan workability --
appendix E. Market power response to insurance.
Responsibility: Earl L. Grinols, James W. Henderson.

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Health Care for Us All challenges the common belief that health care problems in the United States are difficult and possibly insoluble.  Read more...

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