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Health and Healthcare in the United States

Richard K. Thomas

Health and Healthcare in the United States

County and Metro Area Data (Health and Health Care in the United States)

by Richard K. Thomas

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Published by Bernan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health Care,
  • Medical Records,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Reference,
  • Medical / Reference,
  • Health Care Issues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11271737M
    ISBN 100890592780
    ISBN 109780890592786


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The present edition demonstrates once again why this volume has Reviews: 1. Get this from a library. Health and healthcare in the United States: county and metro area data. [Richard K Thomas;] -- Compendium of health-related statistics presented for each county and metropolitan area in the United States.

Includes data on demographics, vital statistics, healthcare resources, and Medicare. History of Healthcare Insurance in the United States. Under­standing the history of healthcare insurance in the United States, will let you know us how America got into the crisis, how premiums became dependent on risk, and how workplaces became the primary suppliers of health insurance.

Beginning of American Life Insurance System. In this regard, the national health-care and health insurance systems of Canada, the United Kingdom, and many other Western nations provide models for the United States.

As discussed in this chapter, these nations provide better health care in many ways to their citizens at a lower cost than that incurred under the U.S. model of private insurance. The debate over health care policy in the U.

did not end when President Obama signed the landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on Ma Since then, half the states have sued and federal judges have issued conflicting rulings about the law's constitutionality.

In addition, the new Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to repeal it, and. By the s, the system of private health insurance in the United States was well established. Innearly 75 percent of Americans had some form of private health insurance coverage.

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