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Selected content from:

  1. “Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System” by Thomas A. Clobes is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 by-nc-sa. Chapters 1, 5, 11, 12. https://scholarworks.calstate.edu/concern/educational_resources/nk322m064?locale=en
  2. Economics – Theory Through Applicationsby Saylor Academy is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 by-nc-sa. Chapter 16. https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Economics/Book%3A_Economics_-_Theory_Through_Applications/16%3A_A_Healthy_Economy/16.02%3A_Supply_and_Demand_in_Health-Care_Markets.
  3. Chapter 8.2 “Trends Related to Increased Health Care Costs” by Ernstmeyer & Christman (Eds.), found in the book “Nursing Management and Professional Concepts”  is licensed under CC BY 4.0  .
  4. Chapter 9.2 “Quality Care” by Ernstmeyer & Christman (Eds.), found in the book “Nursing Management and Professional Concepts”  is licensed under CC BY 4.0  .

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