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Author Hoffman, Beatrix Rebecca.
Title Health care for some : rights and rationing in the United States since 1930 / Beatrix Hoffman.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  362.1 H    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxv, 319 pages : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-291) and index.
Contents Prologue : rights and rationing before 1930 -- The struggle for health care in the Great Depression. A crisis of access ; Social security without health security -- Prosperity and exclusion, 1941-64. Health care at war ; Rights to refuse : the triumph of the hospital ; Rationing by coverage : the rise of private health insurance -- New entitlements and new movements, 1965-80. Entitlements but not rights : Medicare and Medicaid ; The rise of health care activism -- Rights vs. markets, 1981-2008. Emergency rooms and epidemics ; At the breaking point -- Epilogue : rights, rationing, and reform.
Subject Right to health -- United States -- History.
Health services accessibility -- United States -- History.
Health care rationing -- United States -- History.
Added Title Rights and rationing in the United States since 1930
ISBN 9780226348032 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226348032 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226348056 (e-book)
0226348059 (e-book)