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An International Learning Curve

Norman Daniels and James E. Sabin

in Setting Limits Fairly

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780195149364
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865123 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149364.003.0010
An International Learning Curve

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This chapter returns to a theme already prominent in the chapter—that the legitimacy problem is international and affects health care systems at all levels of development and with various methods of financing and organization. Specifically, it looks at how “accountability for reasonableness” has become the focus, in content if not in name, of concerns about the decision-making process in several universal-coverage systems. The chapter also briefly explores its relevance to health care reform in developing countries.

Keywords: health care; accountability; reasonableness; limit-setting; fair process; developing countries

Chapter.  9118 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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