The American Health Care System
Iglehart, John K.
New England Journal of Medicine. 1992 Apr 2; 326(14): 962-967.
...This report introduces a series on the current system of health care in the United States and how it operates, particularly as it affects the practicing physician. In this report I shall discuss some of the economic trends that shape the system and are driving calls for its reform and briefly describe the variety of health insurance programs that finance most health care in the United States. In subsequent reports, I shall describe key sectors of the health economy and discuss how each affects the practicing physician....
Aged; Autonomy; Economics; Federal Government; Financial Support; Government; Government Financing; Government Regulation; Health; Health Care; Health Insurance; Indigents; Insurance; Military Personnel; Organizations; Physicians; Policy Analysis; Political Activity; Public Policy; Regulation; Resource Allocation; Statistics; Trends; Values;
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Iglehart, John K. (1992-09-03)The emergence of managed care is the subject of this report -- my third on the American health care system. It represents the latest stage in a long struggle that has pitted the priorities of practicing physicians ...