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Title
Health care / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
Format
Book
Published
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
Description
277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Haugen, David M., 1969- Musser, Susan.
Uniform series
Opposing viewpoints series.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • What is the state of US health care? The US health care system is in poor shape / Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen, and Kristof Stremikis / The US health care system is in good shape / Scott W. Atlas
  • Many Americans are losing health insurance / Families USA / Many Americans are choosing to live without health insurance / David Amsden
  • Medicare is unsustainable and may bankrupt the nation / David Nather
  • Reforming Medicare can help lower health care costs / Len M. Nichols
  • Who is to blame for rising health care costs? Drug compaines are to blame for rising health care costs / PR Newswire
  • Drug compaines are not to blame for rising health care costs / Sally C. Pipes
  • Overprescribed and dangerous treatments contribute to rising health care costs / Ellen-Marie Whelan and Sonia Sekhar
  • Consumer behavior contributes to rising health care costs / Raja Jagadeesan
  • How should health care be reformed? America needs universal health care / Eric R. Kingson and John M. Cornman
  • America does not need universal health care / John C. Goodman
  • Free-market competition can fix rising health care costs / Michael F. Cannon
  • Free-market competition will not fix rising health care costs / Joe Flower
  • Consumer-driven health care is more affordable / William J. Reindl
  • Consumer-driven health care is less effective / Carol L. Owen
  • How will the 2010 health care reform law impact America? Health care reform law expands coverage to millions of Americans / Barack Obama
  • Health care reform law expands government control / Michael Tennant
  • Health care reform law will increase the federal debt / Paul Ryan
  • Health care reform law will reduce the federal debt / Paul N. Van de Water and James R. Horney
  • Health care reform law will harm seniors / Robert Moffitt
  • Health care reform law will benefit seniors / Jeff Bingaman.
Summary
"Health Care: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Medical care. Medical policy. Health care reform.
ISBN
9780737757255 (hardback) 0737757256 (hardback) 9780737757262 (pbk.) 0737757264 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
RA393 .H374 2012
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
RA395.A3 H374 2012
Location
Stacks
Floor
5th Floor
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