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The health care consumer's manifesto : how to get the most for your money / Deborah Dove Gordon.

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Kreutz Creek Valley Library Adults 338.4 GOR Nonfiction (Text) 34261000530079 Adult Area New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440874048
  • ISBN: 1440874042
  • Physical Description: xii, 281 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: A nation of shoppers : shopping our way to a better health care system -- An ode to shopping : how we buy everything -- This is not Nordstrom : how American health care fails consumers, and why shopping for health care is so difficult -- How does that make you feel? How psychotherapy functions as a free market and what we can learn from it -- Shopper, know thyself : how different types of people engage with health care differently -- How much will this cost? How to find -- and read -- the health care price tag -- A healthy bargain : negotiating our way to lower health care costs -- Who's in charge here? How consumers are left alone to navigate their own health care situations -- Listen! Why consumers' own voices are often overlooked and what we lose as a result -- Don't you know who I am? How consumers define health care quality differently from the industry and why it matters -- Should my boss control my health care? Untangling health insurance from employment -- Speak our language : how jargon keeps consumers out of the loop and how to reclaim the language of health care -- It's no Kayak : why choosing health insurance is so hard for humans -- Money-back guarantee : how to get what you pay for -- Everyone has teeth : why dental care and coverage are separate from everything else, and why that needs to change -- Keep your government hands off my Medicare! What everyone else can learn from savvy seniors -- Attention shoppers! How to move the health care market with your wallet.
Summary, etc.:
"A health care executive at Harvard explains how to become a savvy consumer and get the value we all deserve for our health care spending"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Medical care, Cost of > United States.
Medical care > United States.
Consumer education > United States.
Patient education > United States.
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