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Health economics / Charles E. Phelps.
Phelps, Charles E.
The Addison-Wesley series in economics
Addison-Wesley series in economics.
New York : Addison-Wesley, c2009, 2010.
xvi, 640 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-621) and index.
Why health economics? -- Utility and health -- The transformation of medical care to health -- The demand for medical care : conceptual framework -- Empirical studies of medical care demand and applications -- The physician and the physician firm -- Physicians in the marketplace -- The hospital as a supplier of medical care -- Hospitals in the marketplace -- The demand for health insurance -- Health insurance supply and managed care -- Government provision of health insurance -- Medical malpractice -- Externalities in health and medical care -- Managing the market : regulation and technical change in health care -- Universal insurance issues and international comparisons of health care systems.
Medical economics --United States.
Economics, Medical --United States.
Delivery of Health Care--economics--United States.
Insurance, Health--economics --United States.
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