Healthcare regulation as a tool for public accountability.

  title={Healthcare regulation as a tool for public accountability.},
  author={Rui Nunes and Guilhermina Rego and C. F. S. Brand{\~a}o},
  journal={Medicine, health care, and philosophy},
  volume={12 3},
The increasing costs of healthcare delivery led to different political and administrative approaches trying to preserve the core values of the welfare state. This approach has well documented weaknesses namely with regard to healthcare rationing. The objective of this paper is to evaluate if independent healthcare regulation is an important tool with regard to the construction of fair processes for setting limits to healthcare. Methodologically the authors depart from Norman Daniels' and James… CONTINUE READING