Health Economics and Financing, 5ed

Thomas E. Getzen

ISBN: 9788126577569




Getzen's 5th edition of Health Economics and Financing is a primer for the economic analysis of medical markets that engages the central economic issues of the health economics and financing field. It provides principles and concepts of health economics rather and limited research methods, use of attribution, footnotes and references. Furthermore, this edition offers a strengthened macro section along with additional material on the ACA (Health Reform) as it is such a relevant topic today.



About the Author


1 Choices: Money, Medicine and Health  

2 Demand and Supply

3 Cost--Benefit and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

4 Health Insurance: Financing Medical Care  

5 Insurance Contracts and Managed Care

6 Physicians

7 Medical Education, Organization and Business Practices

8 Hospitals

9 Management and Regulation of Hospital Costs

10 Long-Term Care

11 Pharmaceuticals

12 Financing and Ownership of Health Care Providers

13 Macroeconomics of Medical Care

14 The Role of Government and Public Goods

15 History, Demography, and the Growth of Modern Medicine

16 International Comparisons of Health and Health Expenditures

17 Economic Evaluation of Health Policy: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

18 Value for Money in the Future of Health Care