Health Care in the United States: Developments and Considerations. Volume 3

Leone Giangiulio (Editor)

Series: Health Care in the United States: Developments and Considerations
BISAC: MED036000



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Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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The health care reform debate in the United States raises many complex issues including those of coverage, accessibility, cost, accountability, and quality of health care. Underlying these policy considerations are issues regarding the status of health care as a constitutional or legal right. This book series analyzes the constitutional and legal issues pertaining to the right of health care and the power of Congress to enact and fund health care programs.

Other topics discussed in this volume include the U.S. mental health delivery system infrastructure; a review of fluoridation and regulation issues in drinking water; the number, role, and ownership of pharmacy services administrative organizations; strategies used by adults to reduce their prescription drug costs; supply and access to generalist and specialty physicians; trends in potentially preventable hospital admissions among adults and children; medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments; and medicare, medicaid and other health provisions in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. (Imprint: Nova)


The U.S. Mental Health Delivery System Infrastructure: A Primer
(Ramya Sundararaman, CRS)

Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Review of Fluoridation and Regulation Issues
(Mary Tiemann, CRS)

Prescription Drugs: The Number, Role and Ownership of Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations

Strategies Used by Adults to Reduce Their Prescription Drug Costs
(Robin A. Cohen, Whitney K. Kirzinger, Renee M. Gindi)

Generalist and Specialty Physicians: Supply and Access, 2009–2010
(Esther Hing, Susan M. Schappert)

Trends in Potentially Preventable Hospital Admissions among Adults and Children, 2005–2010
(Celeste M. Torio, Anne Elixhauser, Roxanne M. Andrews)

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments
(Alison Mitchell, CRS)

Medicare, Medicaid, and Other Health Provisions in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
(Jim Hahn, CRS)


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