December 1959

April 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2007, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the massive expansion of hospitals and its implications for regional planning in the U.S. in 1959. The author claims that concerns about the massive expansion of hospitals was prompted by the perennial problem of rising hospital costs. One governmental response is cost control, such as state insurance commissions that clamped down on Blue Cross rate increases.


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