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Health politics and policy /
[compiled by] Theodor J. Litman, Leonard S. Robins.
New York : Wiley, c1984.
xvii, 403 p. ; 24 cm. --
0471082538 :
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New York : Wiley, c1984.
0471082538 :
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Includes bibliographies and index.
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Table of Contents
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Health Politics and Policy in Perspectivep. 1
The Relationship of Government and Politics to Health and Health Care - A Sociopolitical Overviewp. 3
The Restructuring of the American Health Care Systemp. 46
Gridlock and Breakthrough in American Health Politicsp. 64
The Political Economy of Health Services: A Review and Assessment of Major Ideological Influences and the Impact of New Economic Realitiesp. 75
Health Policy and the Political Structurep. 109
Presidential Leadership and Health Policyp. 111
Congress and Health Policy: "Dynamics without Change?"p. 135
The Evolving Challenge of Health Policy Implementationp. 155
State Roles in Health Care Policy: Past as Prologue?p. 176
The Role of Public Opinion and Interest Groups in Health Policyp. 199
Public Opinion and Health Policyp. 201
The Demand for Legislation and National Health Care Reformp. 220
On Treacherous Ground: The Strategic Choices of Health Interest Groupsp. 231
Health Policy and the Political Processp. 263
Sharing the Burden, Containing the Cost: Fundamental Conflicts in Health Care Financep. 265
Access to Health Carep. 288
The Politics of Universal Health Insurance: Lessons for and from the 1990sp. 306
The Elderly and Health Politics: The "Coming of Age" of Agingp. 323
Health Politics and Mental Health Carep. 352
The Health Politics of Disabilityp. 367
The Politics of Environmental Healthp. 384
Rural Health Care Delivery and Finance: Policy and Politicsp. 402
The Politics of AIDSp. 419
Epilogue: Health Politics and Policy: Additional Issues and Continuing Challenges for the Twenty-first Centuryp. 439
A Chronology and Capsule Highlights of Major Historical and Political Milestones in the Evolution of the Relationship of Government Involvement in Health and Health Care in the United Statesp. 445
Bibliographyp. 473
Indexp. 585
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