On the ideal market structure for third-party purchasing of health care.

@article{Enthoven1994OnTI,
  title={On the ideal market structure for third-party purchasing of health care.},
  author={Alain Enthoven},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={1413-24}
}
The ideal market structure would give each medical care organization effective incentives to produce maximum value for money for enrolled subscribers. It should be based on integrated financing and delivery systems--partnerships that link doctors, hospitals and insurers--with per capita prepayment, with providers at risk for cost of care and cost of poor… CONTINUE READING