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Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions

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Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 081794592X
ISBN-13: 9780817945923
Number of pages: 253

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The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care -- proposed solutions range from a single payer system with a broad government control to loosely defined market-driven plans. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.

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