Medicare and the American Health Care System

Medicare and the American Health Care System

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Examines recent trends in health care spending, as well as changes in financing a delivery a their effects on health care providers, Medicare beneficiaries, a other groups. Presents the growth in national health care expenditures, a compares the experience of private payers a the Medicare program in controlling per capita spending. Analyzes hospital costs, revenues, sources of payment a adaptation in operations in an environment of increasing financial pressure. Addresses recent developments in Medicare's risk contracting program, a compares Medicare policies across post-acute care providers.Before that, she was health care consulting manager at Ernst aamp; Whinney, where she was responsible for training hospital ... Dr. Spitzer holds professorships at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; University of Southern California; anbsp;...

Title:Medicare and the American Health Care System
Author:Donald A. Young, Laura A. Dummit, Stuart Guterman
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1997-08-01


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