Health disparities and access to health.

  title={Health disparities and access to health.},
  author={Nicole Lurie and Tamara Dubowitz},
  volume={297 10},
in future expenses. An expanded income-based subsidy, analogous to the earned income tax credit, combined with a requirement that each person have evidence of ability to pay for minor and preventive care, would increase efficiency and equity. Some funds for such coverage are already included in Medicaid program expenditures. This fundamental restructuring of the payment system would achieve both universal coverage and improved efficiency. Focusing attention on patient outcomes would free… CONTINUE READING

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