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    • Health Insurance Exchanges — Making the Markets Work 

      Frank, Richard Gabriel; Zeckhauser, Richard Jay (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2009)
      Americans purchase health insurance in various ways. Some buy individual policies. For them, medical underwriting is common, and preexisting conditions can preclude, limit, or dramatically increase the cost of coverage. ...
    • Pricing and Reimbursement in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets 

      Berndt, Ernst R.; Newhouse, Joseph Paul (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2010)
      In this survey chapter on pricing and reimbursement in U.S. pharmaceutical markets, we first provide background information on important federal legislation, institutional details regarding distribution channel logistics, ...
    • Uncomfortable Arithmetic — Whom to Cover versus What to Cover 

      Baicker, Katherine; Chandra, Amitabh (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2009)
      Much of the current debate about expanding health insurance coverage avoids addressing an uncomfortable trade-off: with a limited budget, making benefits more generous means being able to cover fewer people. Moreover, ...