The recommodification of healthcare? A case study of user charges and inequalities in access to healthcare in Sweden 1980-2005.

@article{Farrants2017TheRO,
  title={The recommodification of healthcare? A case study of user charges and inequalities in access to healthcare in Sweden 1980-2005.},
  author={Kristin Farrants and Clare Bambra and Lotta Nyl{\'e}n and Adetayo S. Kasim and Bo Burstr{\"o}m and David John Hunter},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2017},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={
          42-49
        }
}
BACKGROUND User charges in Swedish healthcare have increased during recent decades. This can be seen in terms of the recommodification of healthcare: making healthcare access more dependent on market position. This study investigates whether the increase in user charges had an impact on educational inequalities in access to healthcare in Sweden between 1980 and 2005. METHODS Data from the Swedish Living Conditions Survey were used to calculate the odds ratios of access to healthcare for the… CONTINUE READING
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