For courses in Health Economics, U.S. Health Policy/Systems, or Public Health, taken by health services students or practitioners.
The text that makes economics concepts the backbone of the health care coverage.
Folland is the bestselling Health Care Economics text that teaches through core economic themes, rather than concepts unique to the health care economy.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Microeconomic Tools for Health Economics
Chapter 3: Statistical Tools for Health Economics
Chapter 4: Economic Efficiency and Cost-Benefit Analysis
PART II: Supply and Demand
Chapter 5: Production of Health
Chapter 6: The Production, Cost, and Technology of Health Care
Chapter 7: Demand for Health Capital
Chapter 8: Demand and Supply of Health Insurance
Chapter 9: Consumer Choice and Demand
PART III: Information and Insurance Markets
Chapter 10: Asymmetric Information and Agency
Chapter 11: The Organization of Health Insurance Markets
Chapter 12: Managed Care
Chapter 13: Nonprofit Firms
PART IV: Key Players in the Health Care Sector
Chapter 14: Hospitals and Long-Term Care
Chapter 15: The Physician’s Practice
Chapter 16: Health Care Labor Markets and Professional Training
Chapter 17: The Pharmaceutical Industry
PART V: Social Insurance
Chapter 18: Equity, Efficiency, and Need
Chapter 19: Government Intervention in Health Care Markets
Chapter 20: Government Regulation: Principal Regulatory Mechanisms
Chapter 21: Social Insurance
Chapter 22: Comparative Health Care Systems
Chapter 23: Health System Reform
PART VI: Special Topics
Chapter 24: The Health Economics of Bads
Chapter 25: Epidemiology and Economics: HIV/AIDS in Africa
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