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Understanding health policy : a clinical approach / Thomas S. Bodenheimer, Kevin Grumbach.

By: Bodenheimer, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Grumbach, Kevin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : McGraw-Hill, 2012Edition: 6th ed.Description: vii, 231 pages. : illustrations. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780071770521 ; 0071770526 .Subject(s): Medical care | Medical policy | -- United States | -- United StatesDDC classification: 362.109
Contents:
1. Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation 2. Paying for Health Care 3. Access to Health Care 4. Reimbursing Health Care Providers 5. How Health Care is Organized 1: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Care 6. How Health Care is Organized II: Health Delivery Systems 7. The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Care Professionals 8. Painful Versus Painless Cost Control 9. Mechanisms for Controlling Costs 10. Quality of Health Care 11. Prevention of Illness 12. Long-Term Cares 13. Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care 14. Healh Care in Four Nations 15. Healh Care Reform and National Health Insurance 16. Conflict and Change in America's Health Care System 17. Conclusion: Tensions and Challenge
Summary: This text covers fundamental topics such as cost containment, health insurance, managed care and physician and hospital payment. Case histories bring to life important policy issues within the health care system and provide a clinical flavour.
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General Books General Books CUTN Central Library

This is a searchable open catalogue of all library of the Central University of Tamil Nadu.

Social Sciences
Non-fiction 362.109 BOD (Browse shelf) Available 34408

Includes index.

Previous ed.: 2009.

Formerly CIP.

1. Introduction: The Paradox of Excess and Deprivation 2. Paying for Health Care 3. Access to Health Care 4. Reimbursing Health Care Providers 5. How Health Care is Organized 1: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Care 6. How Health Care is Organized II: Health Delivery Systems 7. The Health Care Workforce and the Education of Health Care Professionals 8. Painful Versus Painless Cost Control 9. Mechanisms for Controlling Costs 10. Quality of Health Care 11. Prevention of Illness 12. Long-Term Cares 13. Medical Ethics and Rationing of Health Care 14. Healh Care in Four Nations 15. Healh Care Reform and National Health Insurance 16. Conflict and Change in America's Health Care System 17. Conclusion: Tensions and Challenge

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This text covers fundamental topics such as cost containment, health insurance, managed care and physician and hospital payment. Case histories bring to life important policy issues within the health care system and provide a clinical flavour.

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