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A New approach to the economics of health care / edited by Mancur Olson.

; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Center for Health Policy Research
Washington, D.C. : American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, [1981] .
ISBN 084472212X, 9780844722122, 9780844722139, 0844722138

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Other Authors Olson, Mancur.
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Center for Health Policy Research.
Subjects Avaliacao De Servicos De Saude Publica.
Économie de la santé -- Congrès.
Économie de la santé -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
Health Services -- economics -- United States -- Congresses.
Medical care, Cost of -- United States -- Congresses.
Medical care, Cost of.
Medical economics -- Congresses.
Medical economics -- United States -- Congresses.
Medical economics.
Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses.
Medical policy.
Politique sanitaire -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
Soins médicaux -- Coût -- États-Unis -- Congrès.
United States.
Series AEI symposia ; 81E.
Description xvi, 502 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Center for Health Policy Research of the American Enterprise Institute, held Sept. 25-26, 1980 in Washington, D.C.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / William J. Baroody, Jr. -- Introduction / Mancur Olson -- Part one. The problem : inherent difficulties compounded by mistaken principles -- The impossibility of finding a mechanism to ration health care resources efficiently / Robert W. Crandall -- The long-lost free market in health care : government and professional regulation of medicine / H.E. Frech III -- Paying the piper and calling the tune : the relationship between public financing and public regulation of health care / Mark V. Pauly -- Failures to control health costs : departures from first principles / Richard Zeckhauser and Christopher Zook -- Part two. Experience abroad : is it so different? -- Alternative systems of health care provision : an essay on motes and beams / A.J. Culyer, Alan Maynard, Alan Williams -- Health insurance and cost containment policies : the experience abroad / Uwe E. Reinhardt -- Can equality and efficiency be combined? The experience of the planned Swedish Health Care System / Ingemar Stahl -- Part three. Regulation : Can it improve incentives? -- Regulation : incentives rather than command and control / Graham Atlinson and Jack Cook -- Alternative regulatory mechanisms for controlling hospital costs / Paul L. Joskow -- A design for resolving the conflicts resulting from separate regulation of hospital rates and hospital capacity / Harold A. Cohen and Carl J. Schramm -- Regulatory appraoches to hospital cost containment : a synthesis of the empirical evidence / Bruce Steinwald and Frank A. Sloan -- Part four. The health professions : "The dog that didn't bark?" -- Physician and medical society influence on Blue Shield plans : effects on physician reimbursement / David I. Kass and Paul A. Pautler -- The effects of provider-controlled Blue Shield plans : regulatory options / Richard Arnould and David Eisenstadt -- Provider-influenced insurance plans and their impact on competition : lessons from dentistry / Warren Greenberg -- Enforcing the rules of free enterprise in an imperfect market : the case of individual practice associations / Clark C. Havighurst and Glenn M. Hackbarth -- Part five. One step toward the new approach -- A brief outline of the competition strategy for health services delivery system reform / Alain C. Enthoven -- Health care competition : Are tax incentives enough? / Jack A. Meyer -- Consumer choice health plan and the patient cost-sharing strategy : can they be reconciled? / Laurence S. Seidman -- Supply-side economics of health care and consumer choice health plan / Alain C. Enthovern -- Conclusion -- Health care economics : paths to structural reform / Alfred E. Kahn.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7836940
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