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Health Care at Risk A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement

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ISBN-10: 0822341247

ISBN-13: 9780822341246

Edition: 2007

Authors: Timothy Jost

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In "Health Care at Risk" Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, a leading expert in health law, weighs in on consumer-driven health care (CDHC), which many policymakers and analysts are promoting as the answer to the severe access, cost, and quality problems afflicting the American health care system. The idea behind CDHC is simple: consumers should be encouraged to save for medical care with health savings accounts, rely on these accounts to cover routine medical expenses, and turn to insurance only to cover catastrophic medical events. Advocates of consumer-driven health care believe that if consumers are spending their own money on medical care, they will purchase only services with real value to them.…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 0.24" wide x 0.35" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Our Broken American Health Care System
The Consumer-Driven Prescription
Consumer-Driven Health Care Advocates: Who They Are and What They Believe
Consumer-Driven Health Care the First Time Around
The Nonaccidental System
The Origins of Consumer-Driven Health Care: A Short History of American Health Economics
The Theoretical Foundations of Consumer-Driven Health Care
But Does It Work? The Evidence for and against Consumer-Driven Health Care
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues Presented by Consumer-Driven Health Care
Are Consumers Our Only Hope? How Other Countries Organize Their Health Care Systems
How to Fix Our Broken Health Care System: Where Do We Start?