The Problem of Monopoly Power in Federal Health Policy

Federal programs to regulate health care providers appear to have contradictory objectives, indicating ambivalence toward group power in American political philosophy. The conflict between monopoly-creating and monopoly-destroying strategies is demonstrated through three attempts to integrate professional power into a democratic political system.

Author(s): Deborah A. Stone

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Volume 58, Issue 1 (pages 50–53)
Published in 1980