Lifestyles of the Risky and Infamous: From Managed Care to Managed Lives
Morreim, E. Haavi
Hastings Center Report. 1995 Nov-Dec; 25(6): 5-12.
As managed care organizations provide an increasing proportion of citizens' health care, the move toward asking individuals to help control costs by taking more responsibility for their health is likely to intensify. Economic, medical, and legal responses to lifestyle-induced health care costs raise concerns as well as possibilities for using resources responsibly.
Autonomy; Behavior Control; Coercion; Economics; Health; Health Care; Incentives; Illness; Legal Aspects; Life; Life Style; Lifestyle; Managed Care Programs; Mandatory Programs; Medicine; Moral Obligations; Managed Care; Obligations to Society; Organizations; Patient Compliance; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Preventive Medicine; Self Care; Self Induced Illness; Voluntary Programs;
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