TITLE

The challenge of controlling costs as we expand health care access

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Ronald M.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Second Opinion;Apr94, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the facets of health care reform in the United States. President Bill Clinton's health care proposal; Role for improved management, better technologies and preventive medicine in controlling costs; Overview of the Oregon Plan for health care; Features of the Oregon Plan.
ACCESSION #
9406222104

 

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