Allocating health care morally.

@article{Elhauge1994AllocatingHC,
  title={Allocating health care morally.},
  author={Einer R. Elhauge},
  journal={California law review},
  year={1994},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={
          1449-544
        }
}
  • E. Elhauge
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • California law review
This Article examines the promise and limits of a moral paradigm for allocating resources both to health care and among competing health care needs, and derives the essential attributes of a moral health care system. The author concludes that, given society's limited resources, the absolutist position that no beneficial health care should ever be denied is untenable. Nonetheless, no health care system can survive unless it avoids ongoing tradeoffs between health needs and monetary costs by… 
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