Medical Institutions that Existed in Preindustrial America
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- Describe the two main types of medical institutions that existed in preindustrial America.
- Discuss how health insurance in the United States became employer-based without government mandates. Discuss the impact this has on current insurance offered through employers.
- Enumerate some of the main reasons why, unlike today, medical practice in preindustrial America was a trade without prestige.
- What do you understand by corporatization of healthcare in the United States?