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Title

Health Insurance in the United States

Author

Melissa Thomasson

Categories

Economic History
Public Economics
Health, Education, and Welfare

Type

Article

Description

This article describes the development of the U.S. health insurance system and its growth in the twentieth century. It examines the roles of important factors including medical technology, hospitals and physicians, and government policy culminating in the development of Medicare and Medicaid.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=thomasson.insurance.health.us

Home URL

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