Michael A. Morrisey, PhD, "Health Insurance"
Health Administration Press | 2007-12-31 | ISBN: 1567932827 | 408 pages | PDF | 2 MB
This book provides a thorough overview of health insurance in the
United States, with an emphasis on private insurance. Topics covered
include: The historical development of U.S. health insurance and the
theory of demand for insurance, Issues of adverse selection and moral
hazard, How managed care affects hospital and physician markets, The
large role played by employer-sponsored health insurance programs,
Health savings accounts, consumer-driven plans, and the small-employer
market, Traditional Medicare coverage as well as Medicare Advantage
programs and Medigap coverage,Medicaid, SCHIP, and crowd-out of private
coverage. Charts and tables as well as bulleted summaries further
clarify the key points of each chapter.