TITLE

THE ETHICS AND ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);9/23/2005, Vol. 52 Issue 40, p4B
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the ethics and economics of healthcare in the 21st century in the U.S. Escalation of healthcare costs for over three decades; Decline in Medicare reimbursements to hospitals; Observation of financial difficulties in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; Perception of health provider networks as an obstacle to care.
ACCESSION #
18454352

 

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