The Resource How Medicaid fails the poor, Avik Roy, (electronic resource)

How Medicaid fails the poor, Avik Roy, (electronic resource)

Label
How Medicaid fails the poor
Title
How Medicaid fails the poor
Statement of responsibility
Avik Roy
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Language
eng
Summary
Medicaid, America's government-run health insurance program for the poor, should be a lifeline that provides needed health care to Americans with no other options. Surprisingly, however, it doesn't. The medical literature reveals a $450 billion-a-year scandal: that people on Medicaid have far worse health outcomes than those with private insurance, and no better outcomes than those with no insurance at all. Why is this so? In How Medicaid Fails the Poor, Avik Roy explains how Medicaid's clumsy design and perverse incentives make it hard for people on Medicaid to get the medical care they need. Medicaid doesn't reimburse doctors or hospitals for the cost of caring for Medicaid enrollees, forcing many doctors to opt out of the program. The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, doubles down on this broken system. Roy shows us that there are better ways, using private insurance, to provide needed care to our poorest citizens
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Midwest
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1972-
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Roy, Avik
Dewey number
  • 368.4
  • 368.4200973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Encounter broadsides
Series volume
no. 36
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  • Medicaid
  • Poor
  • Managed care plans (Medical care)
  • Medicaid beneficiaries
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
How Medicaid fails the poor, Avik Roy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11822615
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11822615
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11822615
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822615
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
How Medicaid fails the poor, Avik Roy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11822615
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11822615
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11822615
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11822615
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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