The public/private mix in the funding and delivery of health services: An international survey

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Abstract

Two recently published international surveys show that industrialized Western countries with the greatest government funding and administration of health services have the greatest population coverage and the lowest administrative costs. Countries with central government administration and fiscal controls have the greatest ability to control health care expenditures. Current United States focus on the private sector may be misplaced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1318-1320
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Public Health
Volume75
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1985

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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