Health Insurance and Public Policy: Risk, Allocation, and Equity


One of the most urgent issues facing the United States today is how to establish a comprehensive health insurance program at a time when nearly one in seven Americans lack insurance and costs for health care and medical fees are increasing at about 20 percent annually. An interdisciplinary team of experts provides a unique overview of the most important current problems and speaks to the key questions of risk, allocation, and equity. This is a solid introduction to all who want to understand health insurance and public policy issues today.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Robert W. Broyles
  • Bernard J. Reilly
  • Walter J. Jones
  • Katherine A. Hinckley
  • Bette S. Hill
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992


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