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|Genre/Form:||Princeton (NJ, 1989)|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Regulating managed care.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, c1999
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Stuart H Altman; Uwe E Reinhardt; David Shactman
|Notes:||"Developed under the auspices of the Council on the Economic Impact of Health System Change."|
|Description:||xxxiii, 362 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword - Steven A. Schroeder; Acknowledgments; The Editors; The Contributors; Introduction: The Philosophy of Regulation; Section I: The Role of Regulation in a Market-Oriented Health Care System; 1. Regulating Managed Care: An Overview - Walter Zelman; 2. The Current Status of State and Federal Regulation - Patricia Butler; 3. Why Should Managed Care Be Regulated? - Mark Pauly and Marc L. Berger; 4. Macro- Versus Microregulation - Thomas Rice; Section II: Regulatory Issues; 5. Consumer Choice Under "Private Health Care Regulation" - Uwe E. Reinhardt; 6. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: A Model for Health Care Consumers - William F. Benson; 7. Ensuring Equal Access to Care - Brian Biles and David Sandman; 8. Regulating Quality and Clinical Practice - William L. Roper; 9. The Scope of Managed Care Liability - David M. Keepnews; 10. ERISA and the Regulation of Group Health Plans - Craig Copeland and William L. Pierron; Section III: Perspectives on Regulation; 11. The Public: Understanding the Managed Care Backlash - Robert J. Blendon, Mollyann Brodie, John M. Benson, Drew E. Altman, Larry Levitt, Tina Hoff, and Larry Hugick; 12. A Foundation Perspective: Core Principles for Regulating Health Care Quality - Karen Davis and David Sandman; 13. The Managed Care Industry: Balancing Market Forces and Regulation - Karen Ignagni; 14. Regulation from a Consumer's Perspective - Ronald F. Pollack; 15. Regulation from an Insurance Industry Perspective - Bill Gradison; 16. Regulation Misses the Big Issue--The Uninsured - Larry S. Gage; Section IV: Managed Care Regulation in Practice; 17. Creating Standards: A Practical Approach - Phil Nudelman; 18. California's Struggle with Regulation - Sara J. Singer and Alain C. Enthoven; 9. The Cost of Regulation: How the Estimates Vary - Allen Dobson and Caroline Steinberg.|
|Series Title:||Jossey-Bass health series.|
|Responsibility:||Stuart H. Altman, Uwe E. Reinhardt, David Shactman, editors ; foreword by Steven A. Schroeder.|
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