TITLE

Contracting for services in a decentralized system

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Steven Rathgeb; Smyth, Judith
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr96, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p277
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents research on contracting for substance abuse services in North Carolina that indicates that privatization and devolution may not create competitive markets without substantial public intervention. Features of the procurement of substance abuse services in North Carolina; Key aspects of purchaser-supplier relationship; Implications on health and social policy on contracted services.
ACCESSION #
9605083429

 

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