Explaining health care system change: problem pressure and the emergence of "hybrid" health care systems.

  title={Explaining health care system change: problem pressure and the emergence of "hybrid" health care systems.},
  author={Achim Schmid and Mirella Cacace and Ralf G{\"o}tze and Heinz Rothgang},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  volume={35 4},
In this article, we will further the explanation of the state's changing role in health care systems belonging to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). We build on our analysis of twenty-three OECD countries, which reveals broad trends regarding governments' role in financing, service provision, and regulation. In particular, we identified increasing similarities between the three system types we delineate as National Health Service (NHS), social health insurance… CONTINUE READING


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