skip to content
Searching for a cure : national health policy considered Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Searching for a cure : national health policy considered

Author: Jonas Morris
Publisher: New York ; Pica Press : Distributed by Universe Books, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book is designed for the general reader, one who is concerned about how our federal government makes domestic policy. But it also is designed for those who, because of their work or interests, are concerned specifically about the making of national health policy and for students training for professions in or related to the health care field. The book examines the impact of federal policy upon the health care  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Jonas, 1933-
Searching for a cure.
New York : Pica Press : Distributed by Universe Books, 1984
(OCoLC)610128529
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Morris
ISBN: 0876637411 9780876637418
OCLC Number: 10727369
Description: 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Prologue --
The New Deal Years --
Who's n Charge? Congress and the Executive Branch --
Specialized Health Programs Blossom --
Medicare s Born --
The Middle Years --
The Nixon-Congressional Clash --
Kennedy and Nixon on NHI --
The Rise and Fall of HMOs and Training Programs --
The Kennedy-Nixon-Mills Triangle --
The Conundrum of Rising Health Care Costs --
The Carter Years --
The Other Pieces of Carter's Health Policy Agenda --
The Struggle to Cap Hospital Costs --
Health Planning: A Burden Too Large --
NHI -Carter's First Round --
Another Try at Cost Containment --
The Neglected Child-Prevention --
NHI-the Second Round --
The Retirement of Categorical Health Programs --
The NHI Effort Fades Away --
The Reagan Years And Beyond --
Competition Becomes the Vogue --
Reagan's Health Policy Agenda --
Medicare's Future --
Health Insurance for the Unemployed --
The Technological Imperative-and Warp --
A Giant Industry --
Epilogue --
Abbreviations --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Jonas Morris.

Abstract:

This book is designed for the general reader, one who is concerned about how our federal government makes domestic policy. But it also is designed for those who, because of their work or interests, are concerned specifically about the making of national health policy and for students training for professions in or related to the health care field. The book examines the impact of federal policy upon the health care system, and why that policy is what it is. The focus of the book is on efforts over the past twenty years to begin a program of national health insurance (NHI), and on how and why those efforts have come to naught. But because the campaign for NHI is only the most visible aspect of national health policy, the book attempts to reach beyond to explore other major aspects of the making of that policy. The history of the federal involvement in delivering and supporting health care and related efforts is described as a way of giving a more detailed view of how federal policy has developed. The book also examines the impact that technological developments in the health care arena are having on national health policy and the problems that are on the horizon if the federal government continues to absorb the cost of very expensive care for a relatively small group of people, such as it does for those with kidney disease. It is a very touchy issue.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10727369> # Searching for a cure : national health policy considered
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "10727369" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Place/pica_press> ; # Pica Press
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014505> ; # Medical policy
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85066943> ; # Health insurance--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014181> ; # Medical innovations
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1715839> ; # Health insurance
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.1042/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1013753> ; # Medical care
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/medical_innovations_united_states> ; # Medical innovations--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082887> ; # Medical care--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/health_policy_trends> ; # Health Policy--trends
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008107281> ; # Medical care, Cost of--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1013902> ; # Medical care, Cost of
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008107275> ; # Medical policy--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/national_health_insurance_united_states_history> ; # National Health Insurance, United States--history
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/health_services_trends> ; # Health Services--trends
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/112909784> ; # Jonas Morris
   schema:datePublished "1984" ;
   schema:description "Preface -- Introduction -- Prologue -- The New Deal Years -- Who's n Charge? Congress and the Executive Branch -- Specialized Health Programs Blossom -- Medicare s Born -- The Middle Years -- The Nixon-Congressional Clash -- Kennedy and Nixon on NHI -- The Rise and Fall of HMOs and Training Programs -- The Kennedy-Nixon-Mills Triangle -- The Conundrum of Rising Health Care Costs -- The Carter Years -- The Other Pieces of Carter's Health Policy Agenda -- The Struggle to Cap Hospital Costs -- Health Planning: A Burden Too Large -- NHI -Carter's First Round -- Another Try at Cost Containment -- The Neglected Child-Prevention -- NHI-the Second Round -- The Retirement of Categorical Health Programs -- The NHI Effort Fades Away -- The Reagan Years And Beyond -- Competition Becomes the Vogue -- Reagan's Health Policy Agenda -- Medicare's Future -- Health Insurance for the Unemployed -- The Technological Imperative-and Warp -- A Giant Industry -- Epilogue -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index."@en ;
   schema:description "This book is designed for the general reader, one who is concerned about how our federal government makes domestic policy. But it also is designed for those who, because of their work or interests, are concerned specifically about the making of national health policy and for students training for professions in or related to the health care field. The book examines the impact of federal policy upon the health care system, and why that policy is what it is. The focus of the book is on efforts over the past twenty years to begin a program of national health insurance (NHI), and on how and why those efforts have come to naught. But because the campaign for NHI is only the most visible aspect of national health policy, the book attempts to reach beyond to explore other major aspects of the making of that policy. The history of the federal involvement in delivering and supporting health care and related efforts is described as a way of giving a more detailed view of how federal policy has developed. The book also examines the impact that technological developments in the health care arena are having on national health policy and the problems that are on the horizon if the federal government continues to absorb the cost of very expensive care for a relatively small group of people, such as it does for those with kidney disease. It is a very touchy issue."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3558205> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610128529> ;
   schema:name "Searching for a cure : national health policy considered"@en ;
   schema:productID "10727369" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10727369#PublicationEvent/new_york_pica_press_distributed_by_universe_books_1984> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Agent/distributed_by_universe_books> ; # Distributed by Universe Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780876637418> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10727369> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Agent/distributed_by_universe_books> # Distributed by Universe Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Distributed by Universe Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/health_policy_trends> # Health Policy--trends
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health Policy--trends"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/health_services_trends> # Health Services--trends
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health Services--trends"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3558205#Topic/national_health_insurance_united_states_history> # National Health Insurance, United States--history
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "National Health Insurance, United States--history"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008107275> # Medical policy--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical policy--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008107281> # Medical care, Cost of--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical care, Cost of--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85066943> # Health insurance--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health insurance--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85082887> # Medical care--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical care--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1013753> # Medical care
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical care"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1013902> # Medical care, Cost of
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical care, Cost of"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014181> # Medical innovations
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical innovations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1014505> # Medical policy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Medical policy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1715839> # Health insurance
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health insurance"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/112909784> # Jonas Morris
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1933" ;
   schema:familyName "Morris" ;
   schema:givenName "Jonas" ;
   schema:name "Jonas Morris" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780876637418>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0876637411" ;
   schema:isbn "9780876637418" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610128529>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Searching for a cure." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10727369> ; # Searching for a cure : national health policy considered
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.