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The Resource Sick to debt : how smarter markets lead to better care, Peter A. Ubel

Sick to debt : how smarter markets lead to better care, Peter A. Ubel

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Sick to debt : how smarter markets lead to better care
Title
Sick to debt
Title remainder
how smarter markets lead to better care
Statement of responsibility
Peter A. Ubel
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An informed argument for reworking the broken market-based U.S. healthcare system by making cost and quality more transparent. The United States has the most expensive healthcare system in the world. While policy makers have argued over who is at fault for this, the system has been quietly moving toward high-deductible insurance plans that require patients to pay large amounts out of pocket before insurance kicks in. The idea behind this shift is that patients will become better consumers of healthcare when forced to pay for their medical expenses. Laying bare the perils of the current situation, Peter A. Ubel-a physician and behavioral scientist-notes that even when patients have time to shop around, healthcare costs remain largely opaque, difficult to access, and hard to compare. Arguing for a middle path between a market-based and a completely free system, Ubel envisions more transparent, smarter healthcare plans that tie the prices of treatments to the value they provide so that people can afford to receive the care they deserve"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ubel, Peter A
Dewey number
338.4/73621
Index
index present
LC call number
RA416.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
W 84 AA1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumer-driven health care
  • Medical care, Cost of
  • Medical economics
  • Health care reform
  • Health insurance
  • Medical care
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • United States
  • MEDICAL
  • Consumer-driven health care
  • Health care reform
  • Health insurance
  • Medical care
  • Medical care, Cost of
  • Medical economics
  • United States
Label
Sick to debt : how smarter markets lead to better care, Peter A. Ubel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: When medical markets meet human nature. Can Americans shop their way to more affordable care? -- Shopping in the dark -- Who's in charge? The surprising truth about medical decisions -- What patients and doctors talk about when they talk about money -- The end of life and the limits of healthcare markets -- Part II: A recipe for smarter healthcare markets. Shining a light on healthcare prices -- Pricing healthcare to reflect value -- Coverage for what counts -- Empowering life-and-death decisions -- Simplifying insurance choices
Control code
1127052912
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300249194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvrdzn1z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1127052912
Label
Sick to debt : how smarter markets lead to better care, Peter A. Ubel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: When medical markets meet human nature. Can Americans shop their way to more affordable care? -- Shopping in the dark -- Who's in charge? The surprising truth about medical decisions -- What patients and doctors talk about when they talk about money -- The end of life and the limits of healthcare markets -- Part II: A recipe for smarter healthcare markets. Shining a light on healthcare prices -- Pricing healthcare to reflect value -- Coverage for what counts -- Empowering life-and-death decisions -- Simplifying insurance choices
Control code
1127052912
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300249194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvrdzn1z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1127052912

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