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Essentials of Health Policy and Law (Paperback) (Joel B. Teitelbaum & Ph.D. Sara E. Wilensky)

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This textbook examines the context and key issues in US health policy and law and they are influenced and formulated. The first section introduces the role and conceptualization of health policy and law, policy and the policymaking process, law and the legal system, the US healthcare system, and public health institutions and systems, followed by a section that addresses key issues like individual rights in healthcare and public health, health insurance, health economics, and government health insurance programs. This edition has updated information on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program), Medicare, state health policy, public health preparedness, healthcare quality, and health reform. It has a new chapter on social determinants of health and the role of law in optimizing health, an updated and enhanced chapter on structuring and writing a health policy analysis, and updated figures, tables, timelines, and discussion questions. Online access to an interactive ebook and other features is provided. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 321
Genre: Medical, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Health Policy
Series Title: Essential Public Health
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Author: Joel B. Teitelbaum & Ph.D. Sara E. Wilensky
Language: English
Street Date: February 17, 2016
TCIN: 50549431
UPC: 9781284087543
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-2599
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