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Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care
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Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care

Theodore R. Marmor, Richard Freeman, and Kieke G. H. Okma

Abstract

This book offers a timely account of health reform struggles in developed democracies. The editors, leading experts in the field, have brought together a group of distinguished scholars to explore the ambitions and realities of health care regulation, financing, and delivery across countries. These wide-ranging essays cover policy debates and reforms in Canada, Germany, Holland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as separate treatments of some of the most prominent issues confronting policy makers. These include primary care, hospital care, long-term care, pharmaceutical policy ... More

Keywords: health reform, health care regulation, health care financing, healthcare delivery, primary care, hospital care, long-term care, pharmaceutical policy, private health insurance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780300149838
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300149838.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Theodore R. Marmor, author

Richard Freeman, author

Kieke G. H. Okma, author

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