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Title:
Health care
Author:
Haugen, David M., 1969-
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Is America's health care system in need of reform? -- Chapter preface -- Health care spending is out of control / Health care spending has value / United States has one of the best health care systems / United States does not have one of the best health care systems / United States needs universal health care / United States does not need universal health care / Too many Americans lack health insurance / Americans do not need health insurance / Periodical bibliography -- How should national health care be restructured? -- Chapter preface -- Consumer-driven health care will enhance the health care system / Consumer-driven health care may exacerbate the health care crisis / Medicare private insurance improves health care quality and reduces costs / Medicare private insurance does not improve health care quality or reduce costs / Periodical bibliography --

How should the health care system be altered to help the uninsured? -- Chapter preface -- Health savings accounts will make health care more affordable / Health savings accounts will not make health care more affordable / Tax deductions on health benefits will help the uninsured / Tax deductions on health benefits will not help the uninsured / Health insurance should be portable / John Goodman -- A health insurance exchange will make health care more affordable / Periodical bibliography -- How should state health care programs be altered? -- Chapter preface -- Medicaid funds should not be cut / Medicaid cost sharing is hurting the poor / Medicaid is becoming public welfare / State Children's Health Insurance Program should be expanded / State Children's Health Insurance Program should not be expanded / Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
ISBN:
9780737740066

9780737740073
Format :
Book

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