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Author Himmelstein, David U.

Title Bleeding the patient : the consequences of corporate healthcare / David Himmelstein and Steffie Woodhandler ; with Ida Hellander.

Imprint Monroe, ME : Common Courage Press, ©2001.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.10973 H658B    Check Shelf
Description 238 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Contents Introduction: The Failure of "Free Market" Healthcare -- Rich Country, Poor Care -- Increasing Inequality: The Rich Get Richer, the Poor Get Sick -- The Inefficiencies of Private Healthcare: Rationing in the Midst of Plenty -- Profit-Driven Managed Care: The Disease, Not the Cure -- Medicare HMOs: Tax-Funded Profiteering -- The HMO Scam: Rich Investors, Poor Care -- Corporate Care: Inferior Quality, Inflated Prices -- Thinking Clearly on Drugs: Pharmaceutical Profiteering -- Solutions are at Hand: Other Nations Do Better -- Northern Light: Canada's Experience with National Health Insurance -- A National Health Program and American Culture: Do They Mesh? -- A National Health Program for the United States.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Health maintenance organizations -- United States.
Managed care plans (Medical care) -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Health insurance -- United States.
Health insurance. (OCoLC)fst01715839
Health maintenance organizations. (OCoLC)fst00953095
Managed care plans (Medical care) (OCoLC)fst01007105
Medical policy. (OCoLC)fst01014505
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Health Maintenance Organizations -- economics. (DNLM)D006279Q000191
Delivery of Health Care -- economics. (DNLM)D003695Q000191
Delivery of Health Care -- statistics & numerical data. (DNLM)D003695Q000706
Health Maintenance Organizations -- statistics & numerical data. (DNLM)D006279Q000706
Health Policy -- economics. (DNLM)D006291Q000191
United States. (DNLM)D014481
Genre/Form Popular Work. (DNLM)D020496
Statistics. (DNLM)D020500
Added Author Woolhandler, Steffie.
Hellander, Ida.
ISBN 1567512062 (pbk.)
9781567512069 (pbk.)
1567512070 (pbk.)
9781567512076 (pbk.)
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