Title

Catastrophic expense health insurance--a study of proposed legislation in New York state

Date of Award

1965

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Public Administration (DPA)

Department

Public Administration

Advisor(s)

Alan K. Campbell

Second Advisor

Howard F. Miller

Keywords

CATASTROPHIC EXPENSE HEALTH INSURANCE, public administration

Subject Categories

Insurance | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

Abstract

In 1959, while employed in the New York State Workmen's Compensation Board, I asked Colonel S.E. Senior, chairman of the workmen's compensation board, for guidance in selecting a topic for a doctoral dissertation. Colonel Senioe suggested I explore the "potential of a topic treating with the impending major medical insuracne program, its historic origins, its present evolution and the ramifications of its portents...

My major concern is the development and implications of a CEHI program in New York State during Governor Rockefeller's first term (1959 through 1962).

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