Who Has the Cure?
Hamilton Project Ideas on Health Care
PUBLISHER: Brookings Institution Press
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The Hamilton Project at the BrookingsInstitution was established to foster policy innovation from leading economic thinkers-ideas based on evidence and experience, not ideology and doctrine. The overall goal is topromote America's long-term economic growth, and economic security for American families.This important book brings The Hamilton Project's approach to one of the most criticalissues facing Americans today -health care.
InWho Has the Cure? a team of noted economists and policyanalysts emphasizes the importance of universal health care -not just its value toindividual and families, but also the overall economy. They examine in detail four policyalternatives for achieving universal health insurance coverage that would also improveefficiency in the health care industry.
The contributorsto this volume also evaluate proposales designed to make health care more affordable andeffective. Among the possible strategies studied here are an expansion of preventive care,income-related cost sharing, and reform of Medicare's prescription drugbenefit.
PUBLICATION DATE: 12/11/2008
CATEGORY: Business & Economics, Medical