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The economics of health reconsidered / Thomas Rice and Lynn Unruh.

By: Rice, Thomas HContributor(s): Unruh, LynnMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Chicago : Health Administration Press, c2009. Edition: 3rd edDescription: xv, 475 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 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 LOC classification: RA410 | .R53 2009NLM classification: W 74 AA1Online resources: OCLC | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
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.
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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.

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