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An introduction to health policy : a primer for physicians and medical students

Author: Manish K Sethi; William H Frist
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With healthcare expenditures in the United States currently totaling over $3.1 trillion and the prospect that this spending will continue to increase exponentially over the next several years, an appreciation of the evolution of healthcare policy inthe United States and the subsequentchanges that are expected to occur in the delivery and financing of these services is critical for those in the healthcare field. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(CaONFJC)cou11303037
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manish K Sethi; William H Frist
ISBN: 9781461477358 1461477352 1461477344 9781461477341 9781299856394 129985639X
OCLC Number: 856651995
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 259 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Understanding the Basics I. The History of Health Care in the United States Pre-1965 / Alexander Ding --
Medicare and Its Evolution to 2011 / Kevin J. Bozic, Benedict U. Nwachukwu. --
Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program / Vasanth Sathiyakumar., Jordan C. Apfeld., Manish K. Sethi --
Breaking Down Health Care Insurance from HMO to PPO and Beyond / David Polakoff, Audrey Smolkin --
Understanding Quality and Cost from a Health Policy Perspective / Jason D. Keune, Bruce Lee Hall --
Understanding the Basics II. Prevention and US Health Care / Heather A. Smith --
The Rise of Comparative Effectiveness Research / Michael Hochman, Danny McCormick --
Health Information Technology: Clinical and Policy Context / Emily R. Maxson, Sachin H. Jain --
Prescription Drug and Pharmaceutical Policy / Phillip A. Choi, Walid F. Gellad --
Health Disparities / Neil M. Issar, Manish K. Sethi --
The Economics of Health Care / David A. Rosman, Jordan C. Apfeld. Understanding Systems of Health Care. The American Health-Care System: Understanding How the Pieces Come Together / Roshan P. Shah, Samir Mehta --
Alternative Systems of Care and Consumer-Driven Health Care / Daniel Guss --
National Healthcare Systems: A Worldview / Benjamin S. Hooe, ., Perrin T. Considine, Manish K. Sethi --
Reimbursement: Understanding How We Pay for Health Care / Sachin H. Jain, Elaine Besancon --
Understanding the Politics in Health Policy. How Health-Care Policy Is Made in Washington: Understanding the Players and the Game / Eleby R. Washington IV., Ilisa Halpern Paul, Amy L. Walker. --
Government and State Agencies: Who Administrates Healthcare on Federal and State Levels? / Rishin J. Kadakia, Hassan R. Mir --
The 2006 Massachusetts Health Care Reform / Vasanth Sathiyakumar., Jordan C. Apfeld., Cesar S. Molina --
The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What Is It and How Will It Change Health Care? / Richard Latuska, Alexandra Obremskey, Manish K. Sethi.
Responsibility: Manish K. Sethi, William H. Frist, editors.

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