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The Economics of health care in Asia-Pacific countries

Author: Hu, Teh-wei ; Hsieh, Chee-Ruey Series: Academia studies in Asian economies Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 273 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1840649291Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Economics of Health Care in Asia-Pacific Countries Contents List of figures List of tables List of contributors Acknowledgements vii ix xiii xvii 1 1 Editors' introduction Teh-Wei Hu and Chee-Ruey Hsieh PART I HEALTH CARE REFORM 2 Health care reforms in Taiwan and the US: what we can learn from each other Teh-Wei Hu and Yun-Yi Hung 15 3 Physician contracting with health plans: a survey of the literature Martin Gaynor and Tami Mark 33 63 4 Health insurance reform in Korea: consolidation of funds Bong Min-Yang PART II PRODUCTION OF HEALTH 5 Is rehabilitation following an acute hospital stay productive? Evidence from elderly patients in the United States Frank A. Sloan, Donald H. Taylor, Gabriel A. Picone and R. Mark Wilson 85 6 Do investments in child education and nutrition improve adult health? Evidence from Indonesia Paul Gertler and Jennifer Zeitlin 111 PART III HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION 7 China's urban health insurance reform experiment in Zhenjiang: cost and utilization analyses Gordon G. Liu, Renhua Cai, Schumarry Chao, Xianjun Xiong, Zhongyun Zhao and Eric Wu 143 v vi Contents 8 Catastrophic illness policy and equity in delivering health care: empirical evidence from Taiwan Jui-Fen Rachel Lu 159 9 Demand for supplemental health insurance and health care utilization in Taiwan Shou-Hsia Cheng and Jung-Der Wang 177 PART IV HOSPITAL BEHAVIOR 10 Cost shifting or sample selection: the case study of surgically treated workers' compensation back pain patients Ya-Chen Tina Shih 193 11 Hospital services under a national health insurance system: transition from a free-for-service to a capitation system Tetsuji Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Seiritsu Ogura and Reiko Suzuki 213 PART V HEALTH CARE FINANCING 12 Financing health care for the elderly: will an aging population end `health for all' in South Korea? John W. Peabody, Paul J. Gertler, Bong-Min Yang and Duk Hyoung Lee 241 13 Monitoring and enforcement in federal alcohol and drug abuse block grants Ching-to Albert Ma, Thomas G. McGuire and Yong Weng Index 257 271

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