eBook Business Reference Guide: Health Care Policies & Insurance, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 142983577X
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835770
  • DDC: 362.10973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 99 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Business Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various business topics. This volume offers an examination of the components of the U.S. health care system and the efforts to reform the current system in order to control costs and expand access. The collection begins by introducing key stakeholders, their role and interactions, before turning to a discussion of health care policy and politics. Finally, the volume examines the impact health care economics and policy have on individual patients and their health care providers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Health Insurance.
2: Health Care Systems.
3: Financing of Health Care Delivery.
4: The Economics of Medical Care.
5: Health Care Policy & Politics.
6: Health Care Management & Policy.
7: Law of Healthcare Administration in America.
8: The Health Care Reform Act of 2010.
9: Social Security & Medicare.
10: Comparative Health Systems.
11: Integrated Health Delivery Systems.
12: Clinical Issues in Health Care Management.
13: Quality Improvement in Health Care.
14: Health Care Management.
15: Health Care Strategy.
16: Health Care & Information Technology.