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Health Services: Policy and Systems for Therapists, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Robert Sandstrom, Helene Lohman, James D. Bramble

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 8, 2008

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Health Services, 2e has been completely revised and equips occupational and physical therapists with the foundations for understanding the rapidly and continually evolving developments in private and public health policy that shape their professions.  The text explains the principles and major structures of health services, provides an overview of how policies and systems affect the ability to serve patients, and details ways to be an effective advocate during private and public policy change. Readers will explore issues such as access, cost, and quality, as well as regulation basics including public health, licensure, informed consent, and medical liability.

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Table of Contents


CHAPTER                               TITLE


            1                                              Disablement, Policy and Systems


            2                                              Access and Cost of Health Care


            3                                              Quality of Health Care


            4                                              Public Policies Addressing Social Disablement


            5                                              Fundamentals of Insurance


            6                                              Managed Care and Beyond


            7                                              Medicare


            8                                              Medicaid, SCHIP, Military/ Veterans Medical

                                                            Insurance, Indian Health Service


            9                                              The Acute Medical Care System


            10                                            The Post Acute Health Care System


            11                                            Special Education, Public Health and

                                                             Complementary/ Alternative Medicine


            12                                            Effecting Policy Change:  Therapist as Advocate






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$38.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-813917-9