Preface. Foreword. Cost analyses of the Arizona health care cost containment system: lessons from an eleven-year evaluation (C.W. Wrighton, N. McCall). Estimating the short-run impacts of an employer insurance mandate on small businesses (R.J. Hanley, J.J. McCoy). State choices for voluntary health reform initiatives (E.H. Killbreth, C. McGuire). Managing the safety net: hospital provision of uncompensated care in response to managed care (J. Mann et al.). Massachusetts medicaid managed health care reform: treatment for the psychiatrically disabled (B. Dickey et al.). Florida's managed competition approach to health care reform (W.B. Vogel , M.K. Miller). Development of the Utah prepaid medical health plan (J.B. Christianson et al.). Cost and quality information and health care market reform (S. Foreman, D. Kenkel and D. Shea). State tax reform and state health reform (L.A. Blewett, V.B. Weslowski).