It's the Market Stupid

DeMoro, Don
October 2004
California Nurse;Oct2004, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p13
Reports on the healthcare crisis in the U.S. Concerns of the public and health professionals over the escalating national spending on healthcare; Determination of factors that contribute to the ever-increasing cost of medical care; Impact of the federal antitrust laws on the health care industry.


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