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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine: Journal of Urban Health|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health