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The Resource An American sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back, Elisabeth Rosenthal

An American sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back, Elisabeth Rosenthal

Label
An American sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back
Title
An American sickness
Title remainder
how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back
Statement of responsibility
Elisabeth Rosenthal
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
New York Times reporter Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad of problems
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
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Rosenthal, Elisabeth
Dewey number
362.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
R655 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Health care reform
  • Health insurance
  • Hospital care
  • Consumer education
  • MEDICAL
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • United States
Label
An American sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back, Elisabeth Rosenthal
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complaint: Unaffordable healthcare -- Part I: History of the present illness and review of systems. The age of insurance ; The age of hospitals ; The age of physicians ; The age of pharmaceuticals ; The age of medical devices ; The age of testing and ancillary services ; The age of contractors : billing, coding, collections, and new medical businesses ; The age of research and good works for profit : the perversion of a noble enterprise ; The age of conglomerates ; The age of healthcare as pure business ; The age of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- Part II: Diagnosis and treatment : prescriptions for taking back our healthcare. The high price of patient complacency ; Doctors' bills ; Hospital bills ; Insurance costs ; Drug and medical device costs ; Bills for tests and ancillary services ; Better healthcare in a digital age -- Appendix: Pricing/shopping tools ; Tools for vetting hospitals ; Glossary for medical bills and explanations of benefits ; Tools to help you figure out whether a test or a procedure is really necessary ; Templates for protest letters
Control code
1694291
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781594206757
Lccn
2016042934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1694291
  • (Sirsi) 1694291
  • (OCoLC)967133973
Label
An American sickness : how healthcare became big business and how you can take it back, Elisabeth Rosenthal
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [349]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complaint: Unaffordable healthcare -- Part I: History of the present illness and review of systems. The age of insurance ; The age of hospitals ; The age of physicians ; The age of pharmaceuticals ; The age of medical devices ; The age of testing and ancillary services ; The age of contractors : billing, coding, collections, and new medical businesses ; The age of research and good works for profit : the perversion of a noble enterprise ; The age of conglomerates ; The age of healthcare as pure business ; The age of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- Part II: Diagnosis and treatment : prescriptions for taking back our healthcare. The high price of patient complacency ; Doctors' bills ; Hospital bills ; Insurance costs ; Drug and medical device costs ; Bills for tests and ancillary services ; Better healthcare in a digital age -- Appendix: Pricing/shopping tools ; Tools for vetting hospitals ; Glossary for medical bills and explanations of benefits ; Tools to help you figure out whether a test or a procedure is really necessary ; Templates for protest letters
Control code
1694291
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781594206757
Lccn
2016042934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1694291
  • (Sirsi) 1694291
  • (OCoLC)967133973

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