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Title Restoring fiscal sanity 2007 : the health spending challenge / Alice M. Rivlin and Joseph R. Antos, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007.

Subject Medical care, Cost of -- United States.
Medical care -- United States -- Cost control.
Health care reform -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Medical economics -- United States.
Health Expenditures.
Health Care Reform -- economics.
National Health Programs -- economics.
United States.
Alt Name Rivlin, Alice M.
Antos, Joseph R.
Brookings Institution.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 233 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview -- Rising health care spending--federal and national / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- Strategies for slowing the growth of health spending / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- The challenge of Medicare / Gail R. Wilensky -- The role of Medicaid / Alan R. Weil and Louis F. Rossiter -- Leveraging other federal health systems / Susan D. Hosek -- Private payer roles in moving to more efficient health spending / Paul B. Ginsburg -- Cost containment and the politics of health care reform / Judith Feder and Donald W. Moran -- Building public support for slowing the growth of health care spending / Stuart M. Butler.
Summary "Authors suggest reforms in federal programs that have the potential to reduce the growth of spending for the entire health system, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of care provided, and enhance health outcomes and stress the need for innovative approaches and cooperation between the private and public sectors"--Provided by publisher
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780815774921 (electronic bk.)
0815774923 (electronic bk.)
9780815774938 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0815774931 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 156857958
Additional Format Print version: Restoring fiscal sanity 2007. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2007 9780815774938 0815774931 (DLC) 2007000586 (OCoLC)77830239

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