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Health Economics - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0673993984

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ISBN13: 978-0673993984
ISBN10: 0673993981
Edition: 2ND 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 1997
International: No

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Health Economics - 2ND 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0673993984

Charles E. Phelps

ISBN13: 978-0673993984
ISBN10: 0673993981
Edition: 2ND 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

#Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents

1. Why Health Economics?
2. An Overview of How Markets Interrelate in Medical Care and Health Insurance.
3. The Transformation of Medical Care to Health.
4. The Demand for Medical Care: Conceptual Framework.
5. Empirical Studies of Medical Care Demand and Applications.
6. The Physician.
7. Physicians in the Marketplace.
8. The Hospital as a Supplier of Medical Care.
9. Hospitals in the Marketplace.
10. Health Insurance.
11. Managed Care.
12. Government Provision of Health Insurance: Medicare and Its Revisions.
13. Medical Malpractice.
14. Externalities in Health and Medical Care.
15. Managing the Market: Regulation and Technical Change in Health Care.
16. Universal Insurance Issues and International Comparisons of Health Care Systems.
Author's Postscript.

Appendix: Introduction to Basic Economics Concepts.
Answers to Selected Problems.
Bibliography.
Acknowledgments.
Index.

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