Growth of private medicine in Sweden: the new diversity and the new challenge.

  title={Growth of private medicine in Sweden: the new diversity and the new challenge.},
  author={Marilynn M Rosenthal},
  journal={Health policy},
  volume={21 2},
The growth of private medical care in Sweden has occurred despite the lack of overt encouragement by the long-term Social Democrat government. This can be documented from official government statistics, private insurance sales, media sources, membership growth in the private doctors association, purchase of private risk insurance, growth of private health care organizations and services, and particularly an increase in public sector private contracting. While the percent of the population with… CONTINUE READING
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