Controlling Hospital Costs: The Role Of Government Regulation

Paperback | November 14, 1984

byJeffrey E. Harris

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The growing public concern over rapidly rising health care costs, particularly hospital care, is understandable, with direct and indirect expenditures now amounting to about $100 billion each year. In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

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The growing public concern over rapidly rising health care costs, particularly hospital care, is understandable, with direct and indirect expenditures now amounting to about $100 billion each year. In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the ...

Roberto Cabeza is Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Core Faculty Member for the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and Senior Fellow at the Center for Aging and Human Development at Duke University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:225 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.7 inPublished:November 14, 1984Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262600129

ISBN - 13:9780262600125

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