TITLE

Be brave, and hand the purse strings to patients

AUTHOR(S)
Fradd, Simon
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Pulse;8/22/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 27, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on patient-held budgets for medical care in Great Britain. According to the author, patient-held budgets have various advantages for everyone in the National Health Service. The author states that under the traditional funding model patients could not supplement the budget, which is not the case in under patient-held budgets.
ACCESSION #
79837659

 

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