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Health Against Wealth

by George Anders

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | May 8, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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The HMO system is supposed to stop greedy doctors and hospitals from viewing patients as sources of profit. But Health Against Wealth reveals that when you are confronting a medical emergency, the HMO system''s cost-saving rules can jeopardize your life. This book, said the Cleveland Plain Dealer, is a "chilling portrait of the many ways in which HMOs can be hazardous to your health."

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 in

Published: May 8, 1998

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0395822823

ISBN - 13: 9780395822821

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Health Against Wealth

by George Anders

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 in

Published: May 8, 1998

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0395822823

ISBN - 13: 9780395822821

From the Publisher

The HMO system is supposed to stop greedy doctors and hospitals from viewing patients as sources of profit. But Health Against Wealth reveals that when you are confronting a medical emergency, the HMO system''s cost-saving rules can jeopardize your life. This book, said the Cleveland Plain Dealer, is a "chilling portrait of the many ways in which HMOs can be hazardous to your health."

About the Author

George Anders, senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal, was part of a team that won the Puliter Prize for it''s health coverage in 1996. The author of Merchants of Debt, he lives in California.

From Our Editors

Called "a must-read" by the AMA, this book reveals the problems within the HMO system that could cost people their lives. A "chilling portrait of the many ways in which HMOs can be hazardous to your health", says the "Cleveland Plain Dealer"

Editorial Reviews

"Chilling." The Washington Post

"Investigative journalism at it''s best." The Philadelphia Inquirer

"A staff writer for the explains how the cost-cutting measures taken by health maintenance organizations can thwart necessary life-saving treatment. He explains why managed care is so appealing to employers and insurers, and how profit-hungry entrepreneurs have swarmed into the industry and manipulated legislation and regulation with powerful lobbying." Booknews, Inc.
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