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Medical care in the United States / edited by Eric F. Oatman.


New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 1978.
ISBN 9780824206222, 0824206223, 0848206223

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Other Authors Oatman, Eric F.
Subjects Economics, Medical -- United States -- Essays.
Économie de la santé -- États-Unis.
Medical care -- United States.
Medical care.
Medical economics -- United States.
Medical economics.
National Health Insurance, United States -- United States -- Essays.
Quality of Health Care -- United States -- Essays.
Soins médicaux -- États-Unis.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 50, no. 1.
Description 208 pages ; 19 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-208).
Contents Part one. The issues -- The question of quality -- Three centuries of medical care / Robert B. Greifinger and Victor William Sidel -- Unfit doctors / New York Times -- Your doctor is cramming / Patrick Young -- How nurses rate hospital care / Time -- II. The question of costs -- Health-cost crisis / Matt Clark [and others] -- Paying the doctor / Christine E. Bishop -- Why people are mad at doctors / Maurice Fox -- Costly drugs and supplies / James L. Goddard -- The cost of technology / Abigail Trafford Brett -- III. The question of payment -- Hospital costs and insurance / Martin Feldstein -- Public and private financing / Dorothy P. Rice -- Uninsured in America / Joh P. Allegrante -- Medicaid programs / Leda R. Judd -- Medicaid abuse / David C. Berliner -- Medicaid retrenchment / Robert W. Merry -- Medicare / Leda R. Judd -- The "rich" medicare docs / Lawrence Mosher -- IV. The question of availability -- Health care and the patient's needs / Mary W. Herman -- Why rural doctors are missing / John B. Dunne -- Too many doctors? / Paul Starr -- The right to health care / Benjamin B. Page -- Part two. The search for answers -- V. National health insurance -- Federal involvement in health care after 1945 / Leda R. Judd -- Needed : a national authority / Charles C. Edwards -- The dream whose time has come/ / Richard J. Margolis -- Major-risk insurance / Martin Feldstein -- AMA President discusses health-care costs / Sheila McGough -- VI. Health maintenance organizations -- Kaiser and the "desert doctors" : a way to cut medical bills / Lee Smith -- Containing the cost of employee health plans-with health maintenance organizations / Business Week -- Less may be enough / Alan Reynolds -- VII. Models from abroad -- The British National Health Service / Joseph G. Simanis -- Medical care in Sweden / Joseph L. Andrews.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3729648
(OCoLC)ocm03729648
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