Competitive approaches to health care reform / [Richard J. Arnould, Robert F. Rich, and William D. White, editors]

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Subjects: Medical policy--United States
Health insurance--Finance--Government policy--United States
Medical care--United States--Cost control
Competition--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Urban Institute Press : Lanham, MD : Distributed by University Press of America, c1993
LC Classification: R, RA
Physical Description: xvii, 361 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
1. Competitive Reforms: Context and Scope / Richard J. Arnould, Robert F. Rich, William D. White 3
2. Controlling Costs of the U.S. Health Care System: Trends and Prospects / Kathryn M. Langwell, Terri Menke 19
3. Outcomes Assessment: Market Incentives or Regulatory Fiat? / Deborah A. Freund 49
4. The Case for Competitive Reform in Health Care / David Dranove 67
5. The Role of Managed Care in Competitive Policy Reforms / Richard J. Arnould, Robert F. Rich, William D. White, Craig Copeland 83
6. Effects of Competition on the Hospital Industry: Evidence from California / Jack Zwanziger, Glenn A. Melnick 111
7. Variations in Medical Practice Use: Causes and Consequences / Charles E. Phelps, Cathleen Mooney 139
8. An Empirical Test of Competition in the Medicare HMO Market / Roger Feldman, Catherine L. Wisner, Bryan Dowd, Jon B. Christianson 179
9. The Ironic Flaw in Health Care Competition: The Politics of Markets / James A. Morone 207
10. Competition and the New Accountability: Do Market Incentives and Medical Outcomes Conflict or Cohere? / Lawrence D. Brown 223
11. The Political Considerations of Procompetitive Reform / Theodore R. Marmor, David A. Boyum 245
12. Does the Market Choose the Correct Incentives to Get to the Desired Outcomes? Market Failure Reexamined / Frank A. Sloan 259
13. Is Canada Really Different? A Comparison of Health Care Spending in Selected U.S. States and Canadian Provinces / Kenneth E. Thorpe 281
14. The Political Economy of Health Care Reform in the United Kingdom / John Posnett 293
15. Policies for the 1990s: Rationing Health Care / Mary Ann Baily 313
16. Competitive Reform and the Future / Richard J. Arnould, Robert F. Rich, William D. White 343
About the Editors 355
About the Contributors 357
Additional Authors: Arnould, Richard J
Rich, Robert F
White, William Deacons, 1945-
Notes: LCCN: 93001603
ISBN: 0877666040 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0877666032 (casebound : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 28029261
ISBN/ISSN: 0877666040