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The Private Regulation of American Health Care - Betty Leyerle

The Private Regulation of American Health Care

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1994
ISBN: 9781563242885
Number Of Pages: 240
For Ages: 18 years old

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This work discusses a transformation of health care delivery that was launched by coalitions of business leaders during the early 1970s. It argues for a single-payer system and considers how public regulation offers the possibility of democratic participation in setting health care policies.

Introduction: Managed Competition - The Private Regulation of American Health Carep. 3
The Twenty-Year-Old Crisisp. 10
The Basic Components of Private Regulationp. 39
The Evolution of Private Regulationp. 67
Managing Health Care Costsp. 99
Managing "Quality" through Outcomes Researchp. 129
Conclusionsp. 163
Appendix. The Theoretical Frame: Surveillance, Power, and Knowledgep. 172
Notesp. 193
Bibliographyp. 211
Indexp. 215
About the Authorp. 230
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ISBN: 9781563242885
ISBN-10: 1563242885
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 31st May 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.51