Eisenberg, John M.
JAMA. 1992 Jul 15; 268(3): 344-345.
...There have been many solutions proposed for ensuring universal health insurance coverage of all Americans. Presidential and congressional candidates, as well as commissions and scholars, have offered their proposals to raise the requisite money to pay for broader coverage, with varying degrees of private vs public financing, tax credits and revenues, and amounts of consumer choice. At least 28 states have developed programs of their own. Although there is not yet agreement on the method of financing universal coverage or of the benefits package that would be offered and the cost containment plan that would accompany it, there is a consensus that the lack of health insurance for one in six Americans denies them access to appropriate care. It is a form of health care rationing with which few are comfortable.
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Eisenberg, John M. (1989-11-24)Society increasingly expects physicians to consider costs when making medical decisions. Eisenberg discusses clinical economics techniques that physicians can use for comparing options in medical practice. He defines three ...