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Author Miles, Toni P.

Title Health care reform and disparities : history, hype, and hope / Toni P. Miles.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2012]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  368.382 M643H    Check Shelf
Description xxii, 213 pages ; 25 cm
Summary "This book exposes and examines how Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance plans combined with widespread business practices and fraud create inequity the root cause of our dysfunctional health care system, and the reason for the rising cost of health care for all Americans"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: how to approach the problem of health disparities and health care reform -- Overview : Diminishing health disparities -- Beyond Medicaid -- Quality, disparity, and Title III -- Business models, disparity, and reform -- Lobbyists, advocates, and disparity -- Health care fraud -- Young adults -- Correctable disparity, the Affordable Care Act, and public health research.
Subject Health care reform -- United States.
Health insurance -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Healthcare Disparities -- United States.
Health Care Reform -- United States.
Insurance, Health -- United States.
ISBN 9780313397684 hardback alkaline paper
0313397686 hardback alkaline paper
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