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Why the United States lacks a national health insurance program

Author: Nicholas Laham
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Series: Contributions in political science, no. 331.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the reasons for the current health crisis and assesses the prospects for long-term solutions. The book offers an historical analysis of the political and economic problems that have blocked  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Laham
ISBN: 0275947793 9780275947798 0313287457 9780313287459
OCLC Number: 48024384
Description: xiv, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The power of the AMA, 1945-1950 --
The development of private health insurance, 1945-1950 --
the battle over the hospital cost containment act, 1977-1979 --
The politics of national health insurance: Kennedy versus Carter --
The reemergence of national health insurance as a major political issue --
play-or-pay health insurance: A dead end to health care reform --
The debate on health care reform, 1991-1992 --
Bill Clinton and the challenge of health care reform.
Series Title: Contributions in political science, no. 331.
Responsibility: Nicholas Laham.

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?Laham addresses all aspects of national health insurance from the last 50 years in clear, compelling detail, outlining the causes and reasons for the failure of the US government to establish Read more...

 
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