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What Is Health Insurance (Good) For?: An Examination of Who Gets It, Who Pays for It, and How to Improve It (Hardcover)


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About the Author

Robert D. Lieberthal, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Public Health. His disciplinary background includes the fields of health economics, risk management and insurance, and health services research. Dr. Lieberthal focuses his research on the economic and actuarial analysis of public health problems, with a special interest in the efficiency and effectiveness of health insurance. He previously held a faculty appointment at Thomas Jefferson University's College of Population Health in Philadelphia and worked as an actuarial benefits consultant at Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP (PwC) in New York City. Dr. Lieberthal received his PhD in Managerial Science and Applied Economics with a focus on Health Economics and Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His teaching focus is on health finance.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783319437958
ISBN-10: 331943795X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2016
Pages: 271
Language: English