Controlling Hospital Costs
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Controlling Hospital Costs

The Role of Government Regulation

By Paul L. Joskow

In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

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In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

The growing public concern over rapidly rising health care costs, particularly hospital care, is understandable, with direct and indirect expenditures now amounting to about $100 billion each year. In this book, economist Paul Joskow explores the reasons for these increasing costs, the burdens of excessive hospital expenditures on the economy; and the government's role in reducing them and eliminating inefficiencies that plague the system.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262100243 225 pp. | 8.9 in x 5.9 in

Paperback

$23.00 X | £17.99 ISBN: 9780262600125 225 pp. | 8.9 in x 5.9 in