Understanding Health Policy Third Edition

By: Thomas S. Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach

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Already the number one text on health policy and rapidly becoming a classic, Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach 3E covers such fundamental topics as cost containment, health insurance, managed care, and physician and hospital payment. Extensive case histories, drawn from the authors' actual practice, bring to life important policy issues by pinpointing individual encounters within the healthcare system.

New to this Edition


* More information on 2-tier model of reimbursement
* Greater emphasis on defined contribution approach to controlling costs
* Includes comparative information on health care policy in Canada, the UK, and Germany
* "Questions & Discussion Topics" provided for each chapter to stimulate classroom discussion

Please consider this important new edition for your course. Your students will gain an engaging text, that according to a review by the Journal of Health, Politics, Policy, and Law of the prior edition, "goes a long way toward helping readers understand how the health care system has worked in the past, how it is changing, and how it might work under different scenarios in the future."

Title: Understanding Health Policy Third Edition

Author Name: Thomas S. Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach

Categories: Other,

Edition: 3

Publisher: U.S.A., McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange: 2001

ISBN Number: 0071378154

ISBN Number 13: 9780071378154

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Seller ID: 027214

Description: Fair condition. Has minor water damage to the top corner of the book. Minimal writing. Understanding Health Policy Third Edition By Thomas S. Bodenheimer; Kevin Grumbach Product Description Already the number one text on health policy and rapidly becoming a classic, Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach covers such fundamental topics as cost containment, health insurance, managed care, and physician and hospital payment. Extensive case histories, drawn from the authors' actual practice, bring to life important policy issues by pinpointing individual encounters within the healthcare system. Product Details Paperback: 222 pages Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange; 3rd edition (December 10, 2001) Language: English ISBN-10: 0071378154 ISBN-13: 9780071378154 Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 0.6 inches

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