The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries / Edition 1

The State and Healthcare: Comparing OECD Countries / Edition 1

by Heinz Rothgang, Mirella Cacace, Simone Grimmeisen, Uwe Helmert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230005489

ISBN-13: 9780230005488

Pub. Date: 10/26/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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.  See more details below

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
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Series:
Transformations of the State Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

Series Editor's Preface

Notes on the Authors

Part I The Concept of the Study

1 Introduction to the Book Heinz Rothgang Rothgang, Heinz 3

2 Conceptual Framework of the Study Heinz Rothgang Rothgang, Heinz 10

Part II Cross-Sectional Analyses

3 The Changing Role of the State in Healthcare Financing Heinz Rothgang Rothgang, Heinz 25

4 The Changing Role of the State in Healthcare Service Provision Claus Wendt Wendt, Claus 53

Part III Case Studies

5 The Role of the State in the British Healthcare System - Between Marketization and Statism Lorraine Frisina Frisina, Lorraine 75

6 The Self-Regulatory German Healthcare System Between Growing Competition and State Hierarchy Claus Wendt Wendt, Claus 119

7 The US Healthcare System: Hierarchization with and Without the State Mirella Cacace Cacace, Mirella 180

Part IV Conclusion

8 The Converging Role of the State in OECD Healthcare Systems Heinz Rothgang Rothgang, Heinz 237

References 248

Index 275

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