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Principles in health economiccs and policy

Principles in health economiccs and policy

Author: Jan Abel Olsen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Principles in Health Economics and Policy is a clear and concise introduction to health economics and its application to health policy. It introduces the subject of economics, explains the fundamental failures in the market for health care, and discusses the concepts of equity and fairness when applied to health and health care." "Written for students and health professionals with no background in economics, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Abel Olsen
ISBN: 9780199237814 0199237816
OCLC Number: 317919230
Description: xi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Health and health care --
Economics and efficiency --
What makes the market for health care different? --
Equality and fairness --
The health environment --
Health-related lifestyle --
Uncertainty and health insurance --
Compulsory insurance --
Patient payment --
Primary care --
Secondary care : reimbursing hospitals --
Integrating the health care provider system --
Non-monetary effects and monetary benefits --
Costs and discounting --
Equity issues : going beyond CBA and ICER.
Responsibility: Jan Abel Olsen.
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Examining the different structures and techniques involved in making decisions about who benefits from those health care resources available in a publicly funded system, this book provides a concise  Read more...


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