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The Resource Health care, David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors

Health care, David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors

Label
Health care
Title
Health care
Statement of responsibility
David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA393
LC item number
.H374 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haugen, David M.
  • Musser, Susan
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Health care reform
Label
Health care, David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Part 1. What is the state of US health care? -- The US health care system in in poor shape -- The US health care system is in good shape -- Many Americans are losing health insurance -- Many Americans are choosing to live without health insurance -- Medicare is unsustainable and may bankrupt the nation -- Reforming medicare can help lower health care costs
  • Part 2. Who is to blame for rising health care costs? -- Drug companies are to blame for rising health care costs -- Drug companies are not to blame for rising health care costs -- Overprescribed and dangerous treatments contribute to rising health care costs -- Consumer behavior contributes to rising health care costs
  • Part 3. How should health care be reformed? -- America needs universal health care -- America does not need universal health care -- Free-market competition can fix rising health care costs -- Free-market competition will not fix rising health care costs -- Consumer-driven health care is more affordable -- Consumer-driven health care is less effective
  • Part 4. How will the 2010 health care reform law impact America? -- Health care reform law expands coverage to millions of Americans -- Health care reform law expands government control -- Health care reform law will increase the federal debt -- Health care reform law will reduce the federal debt -- Health care reform law will harm seniors -- Health care reform law will benefit seniors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780737757262
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011046481
Other control number
  • 9780737757255
  • 9780737757255
  • 9780737757262
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky245580857
  • (OCoLC)769818891
  • 826622
Label
Health care, David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Part 1. What is the state of US health care? -- The US health care system in in poor shape -- The US health care system is in good shape -- Many Americans are losing health insurance -- Many Americans are choosing to live without health insurance -- Medicare is unsustainable and may bankrupt the nation -- Reforming medicare can help lower health care costs
  • Part 2. Who is to blame for rising health care costs? -- Drug companies are to blame for rising health care costs -- Drug companies are not to blame for rising health care costs -- Overprescribed and dangerous treatments contribute to rising health care costs -- Consumer behavior contributes to rising health care costs
  • Part 3. How should health care be reformed? -- America needs universal health care -- America does not need universal health care -- Free-market competition can fix rising health care costs -- Free-market competition will not fix rising health care costs -- Consumer-driven health care is more affordable -- Consumer-driven health care is less effective
  • Part 4. How will the 2010 health care reform law impact America? -- Health care reform law expands coverage to millions of Americans -- Health care reform law expands government control -- Health care reform law will increase the federal debt -- Health care reform law will reduce the federal debt -- Health care reform law will harm seniors -- Health care reform law will benefit seniors
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780737757262
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011046481
Other control number
  • 9780737757255
  • 9780737757255
  • 9780737757262
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky245580857
  • (OCoLC)769818891
  • 826622

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