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America's Health Care Revolution: Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Pays

Califano, Joseph A., Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0394542916 / ISBN 13: 9780394542911
Published by Random House, Place_Pub: New York, 1986
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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241 pages. Note on sources, index, slight wear to DJ edges. Signed presentation copy to Lee Hamilton. The author served as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1977 to 1979. He looks to the private sector to lead the U.S. from a sick care system to a more efficient health care system. Bookseller Inventory # 53521

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Title: America's Health Care Revolution: Who Lives?...

Publisher: Random House, Place_Pub: New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition. Presumed First Printing.

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Examines current health-care issues, developments, and problems and offers recommendations for improving services and curbing costs

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Drawing on his experience as former secretary of Health, Education and Welfare and his current post as chairman of Chrysler Corporation's Health Care Committee, Califano predicts a breakdown of our health-care system unless aroused business executives intervene to save it. Most crucial among the scientific, demographic, political and economic forces involved, he writes, are abusive and wasteful medical practices, the high cost of high-tech systems and the heavy demands of an aging population. Reforms should include educational, corporate and individual efforts stressing health maintenance; mandatory employer health insurance; and government provision for the elderly, poor and unemployed. In addition, health-care prices should be regulated by competition instead of on a cost-plus, fee-for-service reimbursement basis.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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