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Priced Out - The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care (Paperback) Loot Price: R325
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Priced Out - The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care (Paperback): Uwe E Reinhardt

Priced Out - The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care (Paperback)

Uwe E Reinhardt; Foreword by Paul Krugman, Sen William H Frist; Epilogue by Tsung-Mei Cheng

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From a giant of health care policy, an engaging and enlightening account of why American health care is so expensive-and why it doesn't have to be Uwe Reinhardt was a towering figure and moral conscience of health care policy in the United States and beyond. Famously bipartisan, he advised presidents and Congress on health reform and originated central features of the Affordable Care Act. In Priced Out, Reinhardt offers an engaging and enlightening account of the U.S. health care system, explaining why it costs so much more and delivers so much less than the systems of every other advanced country, why this situation is morally indefensible, and how we might improve it. Drawing on the best evidence, he guides readers through the chaotic, secretive, and inefficient way America pays for health care, dispelling the confusion, ignorance, myths, and misinformation that hinder effective reform.

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Imprint: Princeton University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2020
Authors: Uwe E Reinhardt
Foreword by: Paul Krugman • Sen William H Frist
Epilogue by: Tsung-Mei Cheng
Dimensions: 203 x 133mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 232
ISBN-13: 978-0-691-20853-4
Categories: Books > Business & Economics > Economics > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services > General
Books > Medicine > General issues > Health systems & services > General
Books > Business & Economics > Finance & accounting > Finance > Public finance > General
Books > Money & Finance > Public finance > General
LSN: 0-691-20853-0
Barcode: 9780691208534

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