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Title
A layman's guide to the U.S. health care system.
First Author
DeLew, Nancy
Date of Pub
1992 Fall
Pages
151-169
Volume
14
Issue
1
Other Authors
Greenberg, George; Kinchen, Kraig
Abstract
This article provides an overview of the U.S. health care system and recent proposals for health system reform. Prepared for a 15-nation comparative study for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the article summarizes descriptive data on the financing, utilization, access, and supply of U.S. health services; analyzes health system cost growth and trends; reviews health reforms adopted in the 1980s; and discusses proposals in the current health system reform debate.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
Delivery of Health Care/organization & administration/trends : Health Benefit Plans, Employee/trends : Health Care Costs/statistics & numerical data/trends : Health Expenditures/statistics & numerical data/trends : Health Policy/economics/trends : Insurance, Health/trends : Managed Care Programs/trends : Medicaid/trends : Medicare/trends : Outcome Assessment (Health Care)/statistics & numerical data : Physicians/supply & distribution : State Health Plans/trends : United States
NTIS Number
PB95-123279