The high costs of for-profit care

Woolhandler, Steffie; Himmelstein, David U.
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1814
Academic Journal
Analyzes the costs of for-profit health care. Argument of those in favor of for-profit health care; Impact of investor ownership on costs; Characterization of for-profit health maintenance organizations; Reasons for the survival of for-profit firms that offer inferior products at inflated prices.


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