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Corporate Transformation of Health Care Can the Public Interest Still Be Served?

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ISBN-10: 0826124666

ISBN-13: 9780826124661

Edition: 2004

Authors: John P. Geyman

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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Growth of Investor-Owned Corporate Health Care
Corporate Contributions to the Soaring Costs of Health Care
Hospitals and Nursing Home Chains
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
The Health Insurance Industry
The Pharmaceutical Industry
Medically Related Industries
Impact of Corporate Practices on the Health Care System
How Health Care Corporations Defend and Promote Their Interests
Compromising the Integrity of Research
Disinformation and Media Control
Lobbying the Government
Co-Opting the Regulators
Is Reform Possible?
Privatization vs. the Public Utility Model of Health Care
Politics and Options for Health Care Reform
An Approach to Reform
The "United States National Health Insurance Act," H.R. 676
Potential Administrative Savings by State, 2003, Achievable with a Single-Payer National Health Insurance Program
Index