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Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States Since 1930

Beatrix Hoffman
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226348032 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226348032 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780226348056 (e-book), 0226348059 (e-book)
Contents
  • Prologue : rights and rationing before 1930
  • pt. 1. The struggle for health care in the Great Depression. A crisis of access ; Social security without health security
  • pt. 2. Prosperity and exclusion, 1941-64. Health care at war ; Rights to refuse : the triumph of the hospital ; Rationing by coverage : the rise of private health insurance
  • pt. 3. New entitlements and new movements, 1965-80. Entitlements but not rights : Medicare and Medicaid ; The rise of health care activism
  • pt. 4. Rights vs. markets, 1981-2008. Emergency rooms and epidemics ; At the breaking point
  • Epilogue : rights, rationing, and reform.
Description
xxxv, 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-291) and index.
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