The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries / Edition 1

The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries / Edition 1

by H. Rothgang, M. Cacace, L. Frisina, S. Grimmeisen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230005489

ISBN-13: 9780230005488

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230005488
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/17/2010
Series:
Transformations of the State Series
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART 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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