Healthy, wealthy, and wise : five steps to a better health care system / John F. Cogan, R. Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel P. Kessler

Author(s): Cogan, John F
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Subjects: Health care reform--United States
Medical care, Cost of--United States
Health services accessibility--United States
Health insurance--United States
Tax credits--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington D.C. : AEI Press ; Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution, c2005
LC Classification: R, RA
Additional Authors: Hubbard, R. Glenn
Kessler, Daniel P
Notes: LCCN: 2005019533
ISBN: 0844771783
Includes biblioraphical references (p. 111-121) and index
Contents: The good : innovation -- The bad : excessive costs and wasteful spending -- The ugly : uninsurance, the managed-care backlash, and medical errors -- Reform taxation of health-care expenses -- Full deductibility of health-care expenses -- Modified health savings accounts -- Tax credits for low-income individuals -- Reform regulation of markets for health insurance -- Foster nationwide, portable health insurance -- Subsidize insurance for the chronically ill -- Expand provision of health information -- Control anticompetitive behavior -- Reform the malpractice system -- Study the tax preference for nonprofits -- Effects of reforms on health-care spending --
Contents: Tax deductibility -- Tax credit -- Insurance-market reform -- Malpractice reform -- Summary and discussion -- Effects of reforms on the uninsured -- Tax deductibility -- Tax credit -- Insurance-market and malpractice reforms -- Summary and discussion -- Effects of reforms on the federal budget -- Tax deductibility -- Tax credit -- Insurance-market and malpractice reforms -- Subsidy for the chronically ill -- Distributional impact
Physical Description: ix, 130 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 60881725
ISBN/ISSN: 0844771783

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