The economics of health reconsidered / Thomas Rice and Lynn Unruh.
By: Rice, Thomas H.
Contributor(s): Unruh, Lynn.Material type: TextPublisher: Chicago : Health Administration Press, c2009Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xv, 475 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781567933284 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Medical economics -- Mathematical models | Medical care -- Cost effectiveness | Economics, Medical -- United States | Cost-Benefit Analysis -- United States | Models, Economic -- United StatesDDC classification: 338.433621 RIE Online resources: OCLC | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-455) and index.
Why should the economics of health be reconsidered? -- The traditional competitive model -- Assumptions underlying the competitive model and the role of government -- Demand for health, insurance, and services -- Special topics in demand : externalities of consumption and the formation of preferences -- How competitive is the supply of healthcare? -- The profit motive in healthcare -- The healthcare workforce -- Equity and redistribution -- Healthcare systems in developed countries : organization, outcomes, costs, and lessons.