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Universal health care

what the United States can learn from the Canadian experience

by Armstrong, Pat

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Published by New Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • National health insurance -- Canada.,
    • Medical care -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPat Armstrong and Hugh Armstrong, with Claudia Fegan.
      ContributionsArmstrong, Hugh, 1943-, Fegan, Claudia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA412.5.C3 A76 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 176 p. ;
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL693745M
      ISBN 101565844106
      LC Control Number97041011

        Finally, and most obviously, elected officials and candidates for office must produce a plan to implement the universal health care system enacted in .   What’s In, What’s Out: Designing Benefits for Universal Health Coverage argues that the creation of an explicit health benefits plan—a defined list of services that are and are not available—is an essential element in creating a sustainable system of universal health coverage. With contributions from leading health economists and policy experts, the book considers the many dimensions.

        Universal healthcare is often presented as an idealistic goal that remains out of reach for all but the richest nations. That’s not the case, writes Amartya Sen. Look at what has been achieved. Universal health coverage and health financing. Universal health coverage (UHC) means that all people and communities can use the promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that the use of these services does not expose the user to financial hardship.

      Universal health care in most countries has been achieved by a mixed model of funding. General taxation revenue is the primary source of funding, but in many countries it is supplemented by specific levies (which may be charged to the individual or an employer) or with the option of private payments (by direct or optional insurance) for services beyond those covered by the public system.   Japan spends half as much on health care as the U.S., yet its people have the longest healthy life expectancy. Diet and lifestyle are key, but affordable health care plays a major role.


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