TITLE

The Health Care Rubik's Cube

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, James C.
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Health Affairs;May/Jun2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p619
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses health reform by changing the entire system of health care policy. Papers on health care reform are presented to illuminate on the interconnections in order to facilitate changes in some parts and thereby the whole complex and interdependent health care system. Changes in tax policy in health policy entail unintended consequences so that structural reform of the insurance industry should be coordinated. The payment policy for health care services is shifting responsibility to anyone else that compromises health care priorities. The present insurers promote universal insurance at the cost of their market flexibility. Employers are becoming purchasers and agents for their employee's health care.
ACCESSION #
31967814

 

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