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Author Reinhardt, Uwe E.
Title Priced out : the economic and ethical costs of American health care / Uwe E. Reinhardt ; forewords by Paul Krugman and Sen. William H. Frist.
Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
©2019
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Description xxviii, 201 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm.
Description Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Americans lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
William H. Frist: Occupational/field of activity group: occ Senators lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-189) and index.
Contents I: A visual stroll through America's health care wonderland. U.S. health spending and what drives it ; Pricing Americans out of health care ; Some interesting or curious facts about our health care system ; Who actually pays for health care? ; Value for the money spent on U.S. health care -- II: Ethical perspectives on U.S. health care. The social role of health care ; The mechanics of commercial health insurance from an ethical perspective ; The elephant in the room and the ethical vision baked into health reform proposals ; The ethical vision of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare) ; The ethical vision of the health reform proposals of 2017 -- Conclusion: a novel (my own) reform proposal -- Epilogue / Tsung-Mei Cheng.
Subject Medical care, Cost of -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Medical ethics -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.
Health care reform -- United States.
Health insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Added Author Krugman, Paul R., author of foreword.
Frist, William H., author of foreword.
Added Title Economic and ethical costs of American health care
ISBN 9780691192178 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0691192170 (hardcover : alk. paper)