A Policy Perspective on “ Mixed ” Health Care Financial Systems

@inproceedings{Globerman1998APP,
  title={A Policy Perspective on “ Mixed ” Health Care Financial Systems},
  author={Steven Globerman and Aidan R. Vining},
  year={1998}
}
This study examines whether private financing erodes public support for maintaining health care budgets in the public sector. It also examines the hypothesis that private financing reduces the real value of nominal government health care budgets by contributing to higher health care costs. The statistical analysis focuses on a set of OECD countries for the 1980s. The results provide little support for arguments that private financing of health care contributes to reduced access to publicly… CONTINUE READING