Understanding Health Policy, Sixth Edition

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Understand how the healthcare system works – and how you can succeed in it

Covers the 2010 Affordable Care Act

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The most trusted and comprehensive guide to healthcare available, Understanding Health Policy provides everything students and professionals need to build a solid foundation on the field’s most critical issues.

Expert practitioners in both the public and private healthcare sectors, the authors cover the entire scope of our healthcare system?from the concepts behind policy decisions to concrete examples of how they affect patients and professionals alike. Understanding Health Policy, 6e makes otherwise difficult concepts easy to understand?so you can make better decisions, improve outcomes, and enact positive change on a daily basis.

Features:

  • Coverage of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system
  • Key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples are skillfully interwoven in each chapter to make important issues interesting and understandable
  • Clinical vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate how they apply to real-world situations
  • Comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned

Understanding Health Policy, 6e will help you develop a clearer, more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and the alternatives for managing and solving these problems.


 

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Understand how the healthcare system works – and how you can succeed in it

Covers the 2010 Affordable Care Act

The most trusted and comprehensive guide to healthcare available, Understanding Health Policy provides everything students and professionals need to build a solid foundation on the field’s most critical issues.

Expert practitioners in both the public and private healthcare sectors, the authors cover the entire scope of our healthcare system—from the concepts behind policy decisions to concrete examples of how they affect patients and professionals alike. Understanding Health Policy, 6e makes otherwise difficult concepts easy to understand—so you can make better decisions, improve outcomes, and enact positive change on a daily basis.

Features:

  • Coverage of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system
  • Key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples are skillfully interwoven in each chapter to make important issues interesting and understandable
  • Clinical vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate how they apply to real-world situations
  • Comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned
Understanding Health Policy, 6e will help you develop a clearer, more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and the alternatives for managing and solving these problems.

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