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Title Restoring fiscal sanity 2007 : the health spending challenge / Alice M. Rivlin and Joseph R. Antos, editors
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press ; [Bristol] : [University Presses Marketing, distributor], [2007]


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Description xii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Overview -- Rising health care spending--federal and national / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- Strategies for slowing the growth of health spending / Joseph R. Antos and Alice M. Rivlin -- The challenge of Medicare / Gail R. Wilensky -- The role of Medicaid / Alan R. Weil and Louis F. Rossiter -- Leveraging other federal health systems / Susan D. Hosek -- Private payer roles in moving to more efficient health spending / Paul B. Ginsburg -- Cost containment and the politics of health care reform / Judith Feder and Donald W. Moran -- Building public support for slowing the growth of health care spending / Stuart M. Butler
Summary "Authors suggest reforms in federal programs that have the potential to reduce the growth of spending for the entire health system, increase the efficiency and effectiveness of care provided, and enhance health outcomes and stress the need for innovative approaches and cooperation between the private and public sectors"--Provided by publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Budget deficits -- United States.
Budget -- United States.
Fiscal policy -- United States.
Government spending policy -- United States.
Health care reform -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Medical care -- United States -- Cost control.
Medical care, Cost of -- United States.
Medical economics -- United States.
Health Expenditures.
Health Care Reform -- economics.
National Health Programs -- economics.
United States.
United States.
Author Antos, Joseph R.
Rivlin, Alice M.
Brookings Institution.
LC no. 2007000586
ISBN 0815774931 (paperback)
9780815774938 (paperback)
Other Titles Health spending challenge