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Author Phelps, Charles E.

Title Health economics / Charles E. Phelps
Edition Fifth edition
Published Boston : Pearson, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 534 pages) : illustrations
Series Pearson series in economics
Pearson series in economics.
Contents Why health economics? -- Utility and health -- The transformation of medical care to health -- The demand for medical care : conceptual framework -- Empirical studies of medical care demand and applications -- The physician and the physician-firm -- Physicians in the marketplace -- The hospital as a supplier of medical care -- Hospitals in the marketplace -- The demand for health insurance -- Health insurance supply and managed care -- Government provision of health insurance -- Medical malpractice -- Externalities in health and medical care -- Managing the market : regulation and technical change in health care -- Universal insurance issues and international comparisons of health care systems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-523) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Medical economics.
Medical economics -- United States.
Economics, Medical.
Insurance, Health -- economics.
Financial Management, Hospital -- economics.
Marketing of Health Services -- economics.
Health Policy -- economics.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781315510682 electronic bk
1315510685 electronic bk