The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries / Edition 1by H. Rothgang, M. Cacace, L. Frisina, S. Grimmeisen
Pub. Date: 09/17/2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Describes developments in healthcare systems over nearly four decades.Combining cross-sectional studies on healthcare financing, provision and policy values with in-depth country studies of Britain, Germany and the USA, this volume is a thorough examination of the convergence toward hybrid forms of healthcare systems.
Table of ContentsPART I: THE CONCEPT OF THE STUDY Introduction to the Book Conceptual Framework of the Study PART II: CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYSES The Changing Role of the State in Healthcare Financing The Changing Role of the State in Healthcare Service Provision PART III: CASE STUDIES The Role of the State in the British Healthcare System - Between Marketization and Statism The Self-regulatory German Healthcare System Between Growing Competition and State Hierarchy The US Healthcare System: Hierarchization With and Without the State PART IV: CONCLUSION The Converging Role of the State in OECD Healthcare Systems
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