Health economics:fundamentals and flow of funds
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A primer for the field, written by the Executive Director of the International Health Economics Association. This book offers a readable and rigorous conceptual framework for studying incentives, organizations and profits in medical care. Updated with new material on the calculation of payment rates (RBRVS and DRGS), flow of funds and innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, and international contributions on health financing policy in Germany, Japan, Mexico, Poland and the Sudan. This book provides a thorough understanding of the role of competition and budget constraints in health care management.