Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
One Nation, UninsuredWhy the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jill Quadagno

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195160390

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 20 September 2019

Don't Rock the Boat

Don't Rock the Boat

(p.94) four Don't Rock the Boat
One Nation, Uninsured

Jill Quadagno

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses how Medicaid and Medicare created uncontrollable inflation within the health care system, thus leading to a purchaser's revolt, first studying how the beneficiaries were notified, before focusing on the implementation of Medicaid and of Parts A and B of Medicare. It also shows how costs were controlled in the health care sector.

Keywords:   Medicaid, Medicare, inflation, purchaser's revolt, health care system, controlling costs, beneficiaries

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .