February 20, 1932

Paying Your Sickness Bills.

JAMA. 1932;98(8):666. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730340074038

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This volume is published to include studies made under grants from the Rockefeller Foundation. It includes much of the material that Mr. Davis has used in his addresses and his published articles in recent years. He writes well, he has an extensive knowledge of medical conditions and affairs in various parts of the country, and he is able to present the story graphically. Thus he has drawn together a vast amount of statistical and other data concerning medical practice in this country. Through his association with various clinics, dispensaries and other attempts to provide adequate service for the middle class, he is able to contribute first hand information on the costs and the results of such institutions. One of his chapters deals with a study of sickness cost and care in 536 Chicago families based on a report made by the Institute of Medicine. A section on fee tables is

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