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Health care reform for the elderly

Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved

Author: Evans, T., Harper, M. S., Lavizzo-Mourey, R., Lucy, W., Manson, S., Massey, K., Scott, V., Sotomayor, M., Yee, D.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1993


A satellite teleconference on health care reform for the elderly is reported. Topics addressed include: the aging of the population & its implications for proposals for health care reform; market-based plans, tax credit plans, play or pay, organized delivery systems, outcome & cost plans, & the politics of health care; criteria for acceptable health care plans for the elderly & the role of information in health care; the single-payer plan & the role of economics in health care; the concept of cultural acceptability & the need for consideration of the health care of nonurban populations; dental services & training of dental students; the adequacy of health care for the elderly in the U.S.; the Canadian model of health care; Latino health care; nontraditional health care; & tailoring of health care to the elderly's perceptions of health, illness, & aging.

Further Details

Pages: 321-343
Volume: 4
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 1.4.03
Keywords: older, health improvement
Reads: 168