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Author Coombs, Jan.

Title The rise and fall of HMOs : an American health care revolution / Jan Gregoire Coombs.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1042584 C781r 2005    ---  Available
Description xviii, 412 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-398) and index.
Contents American health care insurance prior to 1970 -- Dreams of a medical utopia -- The HMO Act and its aftermath -- Health care in rural America -- Affiliated providers and necessary compromises -- Emerging problems with Medicare and Medicaid -- Entering a management revolution -- Assessing HMO quality and consumer satisfaction in the 1980s -- Idealism confronts realities -- Competing values doom a partnership -- The perils of antitrust in the health care marketplace -- HMOs and public programs in the 1990s -- Private sector HMO enrollment growth in the 1990s -- Demands for accountability -- Critics and would-be reformers -- Conclusion: lessons from Marshfield.
Subject Health maintenance organizations -- United States -- History.
Health maintenance organizations -- Wisconsin -- History.
Health care reform -- United States -- History.
Marshfield Clinic.
Marshfield Clinic.
Health Maintenance Organizations -- history.
Health Maintenance Organizations -- history -- Wisconsin.
Health Care Reform -- history.
Health Care Reform -- history -- Wisconsin.
Organizational Case Studies.
Organizational Case Studies -- Wisconsin.
ISBN 0299202402 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780299202408
NLM 101218865
IG# 0299202402
YDXCP 2120785

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