Health care for us all : getting more for our investment [E-Book] / Earl L. Grinols, James W. Henderson.
Grinols, Earl L., (author)
Henderson, James W., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
1 online resource (xxvi, 276 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Goals and working principles. Introduction
  • Goals
  • Principles
  • pt. II. Background economics and ethics. Markets, VPOs, government
  • Education, charity, and the American ethical base
  • pt. III. Application. Why government in health care?
  • Insurance
  • The targeted intervention plan
  • pt. IV. Protective measures. Forestalling free riders
  • Preserving prices
  • Inducing innovation
  • Summary
  • appendix A. Top ten goals for the American health care system
  • appendix B. Badly done insurance programs can be worse than no insurance
  • appendix C. Incentive symmetry and intervention principle
  • appendix D. Plan workability
  • appendix E. Market power response to insurance.