Medicare prospective payment and the shaping of U.S. health care /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mayes, Rick, 1969-
Other Authors: Berenson, Robert A.
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Origins and policy gestation
  • Development, growing appeal, and passage of prospective payment
  • The phase-in years and beginning of "rough justice" for hospitals
  • Medicare policy's subordination to budget policy, increased hospital cost shifting, and the rise of managed care
  • The resource-based relative-value scale reforms for physician payment
  • The calm before the storm
  • The reckoning and reversal
  • Conclusion : how medicare does and should shape U.S. health care.