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Health care : opposing viewpoints

Author: Karen Balkin
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Thomson/Gale ; Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors debate whether America's health care system is in need of reform and how the problem of uninsured Americans can be solved.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Balkin
ISBN: 0737716851 9780737716856 073771686X 9780737716863
OCLC Number: 51460475
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: America has the best health care system in the world / Joseph A. Califano Jr. --
America does not have the best health care system in the world / Bureau of Labor Education at the University of Maine --
The problem of uninsured Americans is serious / Lisa Climan and Adria Scharf --
The problem of uninsured Americans is not serious / Tom Miller --
Health care spending is a serious problem / Mick L. Diede and Richard Liliedahl --
Health care spending is not a serious problem / Charles R. Morris --
Managed care has harmed the health care system / Edmund D. Pellegrino --
Managed care has helped the health care system / Gregg Easterbrook --
Managed care is necessary to control health care costs / Thomas W. Hazlett --
Managed care is not necessary to control health care costs / Larry Van Heerden --
Most patients are satisfied with managed care / Karlyn Bowman --
Most patients are not satisfied with managed care / Andrew Phillips --
Universal health care is the best solution for uninsured Americans / Robert L. Ferrer --
Universal health care is not the best solution for the uninsured / L. Dean Forman --
Tax credits should be used to expand health insurance coverage / Jeff Lemieux --
Tax credits should not be used to expand health insurance coverage / Tom Miller --
An employer-based solution is the best answer for the uninsured / Harry M.J. Kraemer Jr. --
Reforming health care financing is the best answer for the uninsured / Sara J. Singer --
Medical savings accounts are the best answer for the uninsured / J. Patrick Rooney, interviewed by Jerry Geisel --
Medical IDs would improve the health care system / David Orentlicher --
Medical IDs would not improve the health care system / Maggie Scarf --
Patients should be allowed to sue their health plans / William B. Schwartz --
Patients should not be allowed to sue their health plans / Richard A. Epstein --
Physicians should be allowed to unionize / Glenn Flores --
Physicians should not be allowed to unionize / Joshua M. Sharfstein --
Medicare benefits should be expanded to cover prescription drugs / Patricia Barry --
Medicare benefits should not be expanded to cover prescription drugs / Bruce Bartlett.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Karen Balkin, book editor.

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Authors debate whether America's health care system is in need of reform and how the problem of uninsured Americans can be solved.

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