TITLE

'NHS should take on insurer role'

AUTHOR(S)
Boles, Corey
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Money Marketing;9/27/2001, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the paper released by Norwich Union Healthcare which urges the Great Britain National Health Service to adopt a public/private partnership model in funding health care costs. Provisions of the model proposed; Length of time it would take to implement the model.
ACCESSION #
6260649

 

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