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Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies

Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies - rev edition

Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780030256295

ISBN10: 0030256291

Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies by Rexford E. Santerre and Stephen P. Neun - ISBN 9780030256295
Edition: REV 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Dryden Press
Published:
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Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies by Rexford E. Santerre and Stephen P. Neun - ISBN 9780030256295

ISBN13: 9780030256295

ISBN10: 0030256291

Edition: REV 00

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Summary

Now available in a revised edition, Health Economics, Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies features a lively coverage of economic theory and its application to the many sectors of health care. Its comprehensive and fundamental approach is timely and challenging. Whether students have minimal or extensive backgrounds in economics, Health Economics is a sound choice for instilling the economist's view of the health sector.

Author Bio

Santerre, Rexford E. : Bentley College

Neun, Stephen P. : Utica College of Syracuse University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Basic Health Care Economics Tools and Institutions

1. Introduction
2. Health Care Systems and Institutions
3. Health, Medical Care, and Medical Spending: An Economic Perspective
4. The Demand for Medical Services
5. The Demand for Medical Insurance: Traditional and Managed Care Coverage
6. Medical Care Production and Costs
7. Cost-Benefit Analysis

II. Alternative Objectives and Environments Facing Health Care Providers

8. Profit Maximization in Perfectly Competitive Medical Markets
9. Profit Maximization in Imperfect Markets
10. Not-for-Profit Objectives

III. Government and Health

11. Government, Health, and Medical Care
12. Government as Health Insurer

IV. Health Industry Studies

13. The Private Health Insurance Industry
14. The Physician Services Industry
15. The Hospital Services Industry
16. The Pharmaceutical Industry

Other Editions of Health and Economics : Theories, Insights, and Industry Studies

Health Economics by Rexford E. Santerre - ISBN 9780324171860