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June 1983 (Volume 61)
June 1983 | William G. Johnson, Edward Heler
Estimation of the costs of illness and death is always difficult, especially when dealing with progressive conditions having long latency. Preliminary study results suggest that the tragedies of asbestos-associated death and disability are compounded by an unfair and inefficient compensation system. Much of the burden of payments, however inadequate, has been shifted from asbestos producers to taxpayers.
Author(s): William G. Johnson; Edward Heler
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Volume 61, Issue 2 (pages 177–194) Published in 1983
Rate Regulation as a Strategy for Hospital Cost Control: Evidence from the Last Decade
Uninsured and Underserved: Inequities in Health Care in the United States
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