The political economy of U.S. primary care.


Compelling evidence suggests that the United States lags behind other developed nations in the health of its population and the performance of its health care system, partly as a result of a decades-long decline in primary care. This paper outlines the political, economic, policy, and institutional factors behind this decline. A large-scale, multifaceted… (More)
DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.28.4.1136


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@article{Sandy2009ThePE, title={The political economy of U.S. primary care.}, author={Lewis G. Sandy and Thomas Bodenheimer and L. Gregory Pawlson and Barbara H. Starfield}, journal={Health affairs}, year={2009}, volume={28 4}, pages={1136-45} }