TITLE

Considerations for Policy-Makers

AUTHOR(S)
Somers, Anne Ramsay; Morison, Robert S.
PUB. DATE
November 1963
SOURCE
New Republic;11/9/63, Vol. 149 Issue 19, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents various considerations for policy-makers in the U.S. regarding development of national health insurance plans. Study of health insurance plans of various countries in the western Europe; Comparison of medical care practices in the U.S. and various countries in the western Europe; Need for the assessment of costs and quality of health care in the U.S.; Report on public discussion of the medical care program centered almost entirely on where the money is to come from and in what form it is to be paid; Focus on bickering over social security versus general tax funds; Views and suggestions of the author for policy-makers.
ACCESSION #
10880170

 

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