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Existing Models for Universal Health Care

Question: Aren’t all the existing models of universal health care actually the same model? Namely, a government run health care system? Not by a long shot. An analysis of 1998 data from 15 industrialized countries ...

Jun, 29 · in Universal Health Care

Savings and Quality in the Era of Managed Care

This discussion deals with some of the details and evidence (or lack thereof) for a cost-savings that supposedly ocurred from having HMO’s or managed care, rather than Fee For Service health care. The discussion evolves ...

Jun, 29 · in Universal Health Care

Origin & Nature of Market Medicine

QUESTION: Isn’t the present crisis in what you call “market medicine” a result of the non-profit institutions and fee-for-service system that preceded it? The fee-for-service system and the practices of many hospitals – for-profit and ...

Jun, 29

Features of the Future US Health Care System

QUESTION: Why is the patient’s freedom of choice for clinicians one of EINO’s health care principles suggested as important for state activists to consider? We should be concerned not only about choice of physician but ...

Jun, 29

Financing Universal Health Care

QUESTION: But how can employers, especially small employers, afford to cover everyone? Wouldn’t a government mandate bankrupt small business? Employers do not cover everyone now and would not be expected to cover everyone under a ...

Jun, 29

Strategic Considerations for Achieving Universal Health Care

QUESTION: Why couldn’t the gaps in the present system be gradually filled in until that one final program that fills in where all others have missed? If it will be possible to “fill in” with ...

Jun, 29

Extending Health Care Universally

In a recent article appearing in the journal “Health Affairs” entitled “Change in Challenging Times: A Plan For Extending And Improving Health Coverage”, the authors got a lot right about fixing the lousy US health ...

Jun, 29