Health care and the nation's economic and social agenda

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Abstract

The current system of relying on year-to-year changes in health financing programs, without any consensus on a long-range plan, leads to gimmickry and instability in the health system. It gives undue weight to the social objective of cutting budgetary outlays rather than to basing health policy on social goals to be achieved in the health sector.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-14
Number of pages10
JournalBulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine: Journal of Urban Health
Volume64
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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