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Debates on U.S. health care

Author: Jennie J Kronenfeld; Wendy E Parmet; Mark A Zezza
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2012
Series: Sage reference publication.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This issues-based reference work shines a spotlight on health care policy and practice in the United States. In light of the need to keep students, researchers, and other interested readers informed and up-to-date on the issues surrounding health care in the U.S., this volume uses introductory essays followed by point/counterpoint articles to explore prominent and perennially important debates, providing readers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xvii, 569 p
(DLC) 2012023367
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie J Kronenfeld; Wendy E Parmet; Mark A Zezza
ISBN: 9781782683667 1782683666
OCLC Number: 841495085
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Description: 1 online resource (156 entries) : 9 images, digital files.
Contents: Philosophical, political, and legal debates --
Foundational debates --
Moral significance of health care / Patricia Ilingworth, Ronald Sandler --
Health care and human health / Anthony L. Schlaff --
Health care as a human right / Benjamin Mason Meier, Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya --
Individual and societal responsibility for health / David Jones, Jodyn Platt, Daniel B. Rubin, Peter D. Jacobson --
The role of the market in health care / Seth Freedman, Jill R. Horwitz --
Racial disparities in health status and accessing health care / Ruqaiijah A. Yearby --
Single-prayer health care system / Steffie Woolhandler, David Himmelstein, Simeon Kimmel, Carl Berdahl --
Health care reform debates --
Public opinion and health care reform / Thomas R. Marahall --
State's rights and health care reform / Elizabeth Weeks Leonard --
Liberty and the individual mandate / Leaonard M. Fleck --
Federal authority over the individual mandate / Julia Bienstock, Corey S. Davis --
Undeserved communities and health care reform / Sara Rosenbaum, Tisha Beeson --
Abortion and reproductive health services / B. Jessie Hill --
Reforming medical malpractice liability / Barry R. Furrow --
Economic and fiscal debates --
Expanding coverage --
Individual mandate / Neera Tanden, Topher Spiro, Thomas Miller --
Insurance regulation / Jason M. Hockenberry --
Insurance exchanges / Alan C. Monheit, Joel C. Cantor --
Employer mandate / Kathleen Carey --
Paying for reform and bending the cost curve --
Deficit reduction / Kavita Patel, Shayla Nagy, Mark A. Zezza --
Tax treatment of employer-sponsored health insurance / Ptricia Ketsche, William S. Custer, E. Kathleen Adams --
Taxing high-cost (Cadillac) plans / Randy Haught, Elise Gould --
Price transparency / Bianc K. Frogner --
Accountable care organizations / David H. HOward, Cynthia Zeldin --
Independent payment advisory board / Jennifer M. Kerner --
Medicare negotiations of drug pricing / David W. Carlson --
Medicaid program flexibility / R. Paul Duncan, Lilliana L. Bell, Allyson G. Hall, Shenae K. Samuels --
Quality debates --
Priders and quality --
Primary care versus socialization / Crystal WIley Cené, Dinushika Mohottige, Diane Dewar --
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants / Barbara Sheer --
Female physicians / Linda Grant, Aubrey Denmon --
Ethnic background of physicians and patients / Marsha Regenstein, Ellie Adnres, Dylan Newlson --
Home care / Brenda Ohta --
Treatment methods and quality --
Centralized versus decentralized control / Kevin Seitz, Marianne Udow-Phillips / Comparative-effectiveness research / Michael Hochman, Danny McCormick, Elaine Morrato / Information technology adoption / Katy Mahraj, Kai Zheng --
Cost and quality --
Medicare benefit cuts / R. Tamar Kontzka, Marcelo Coca-Perraillon, Sally C. Stearns --
High-deductible health insurance plans / Stephen T. Parnte, David Randall.
Series Title: Sage reference publication.
Responsibility: editors, Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Wendy E. Parmet, Mark A. Zezza.

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