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Author Laham, Nicholas.

Title Why the United States lacks a national health insurance program / Nicholas Laham
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwod Press, 1993


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Description xiv, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contributions in political science ; no. 331
Contributions in political science ; no. 331
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The Power of the AMA, 1945-1950 -- 3. The Development of Private Health Insurance, 1945-1950 -- 4. The Battle over the Hospital Cost Containment Act, 1977-1979 -- 5. The Politics of National Health Insurance: Kennedy versus Carter -- 6. The Reemergence of National Health Insurance as a Major Political Issue -- 7. Play-or-Pay Health Insurance: A Dead End to Health Care Reform -- 8. The Debate on Health Care Reform, 1991-1992 -- 9. Bill Clinton and the Challenge of Health Care Reform
Analysis Costs
Health care
Health insurance
Medicaid (US)
Overseas item
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [189]-191) and index
Subject Medical policy -- United States.
National health insurance -- United States.
LC no. 93003167
ISBN 0275947793