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The Health Care Handbook


The American health care system is vast, complex and confusing. Books about it shouldn’t be. The Health Care Handbook is your one-stop guide to the people, organizations and industries that make up the U.S. health care system, and the major issues the system faces today. The Handbook’s five chapters cover:

· Inpatient and outpatient health care and delivery systems
· The different types of health insurance and how they’re structured
· A clear summary of the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court decision, and other reform options.
· Concise summaries of 31 different health professions
· Medical research, technology, and drugs
· Health policy and government health care programs
· Economic concepts and the factors that make health care so expensive
· The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries

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