Economists, policy entrepreneurs, and health care reform

Newhouse, Joseph P.
March 1995
Health Affairs;Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p182
Academic Journal
Focuses on the economists' formulation of several aspects of the health care reform debate as opposed to that of policy entrepreneurs. View on health care reform; Options for addressing the rising costs of Medicare and Medicaid; Financing of universal coverage; Description of Canada's health care system; Impact of health care reform on mental health.


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