A Health Economics Primer

A Health Economics Primer covers the key areas of health care economics-the supply and demand for health care and health insurance, the impact of technological innovation, and the role of institutions and public policy-in a brief, flexible format that enables instructors to adapt the course as quickly as this dynamic field is evolving. Instructors will find suggestions for ways to use this text along with essential readings covering recent research and policy debates and companion sections of The Handbook of Health Economics.