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How should health services be financed?

Allan Massie

How should health services be financed?

a patient"s view : report of a conference organized by the David Hume Institute and Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh held on 10 June 1988

by Allan Massie

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Published by Aberdeen University Press in Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical economics

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title : David Hume Institute.

    StatementAllan Massie.
    SeriesHume paper
    ContributionsDavid Hume Institute., Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23749624M
    ISBN 10008036585

    The health services provided in Sudan follow the classical three basic arrangements, primary, secondary, tertiary health care. The primary health care is the first encounter for the patients and includes as mentioned in the organizations the dressing stations, dispensaries, primary health care units and health centers, the latter forms the.   Health services financed broadly through private expenditure or public expenditure or external aid 2. Public expenditure includes all expenditure on health services by: a. Central and local government funds spent by state owned and parastatal enterprises as well as government and social insurance contributions b.

      Health systems appeared after , as Europe was healing from the 2 nd World War. With a political shift to the left [], governments responded to public demands for affordable health services accessible to the ’s, health systems shared one concern: how to funnel an average 7 % of national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) collected through taxes and labor contributions into health Cited by: The Medicare trust fund finances health services for beneficiaries of Medicare, a government insurance program for the elderly, the disabled, and people with qualifying health conditions specified by Congress. The trust fund is financed by payroll taxes, general tax revenue, and the premiums enrollees pay.

    One of the key challenges in enacting a health care reform plan is how to finance it among government, employers, and individuals. Of particular concern to policymakers is what effect a health refo. As percentage of GDP. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) reported that U.S. health care costs rose to % GDP in , up from % in Increases were driven by the coverage expansion that began in as a result of the Affordable Care Act (i.e., more persons demanding healthcare or more healthcare units consumed) as well as higher healthcare prices per unit.


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