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Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 17 (1):7-19 (1992)
The private sector has implemented many cost containment measures in efforts to control rising health care costs. However, these measures have not controlled costs in the long run, and can be expected not to succeed as long as business cannot control factors within the health care system which affect costs. Controlling private sector health care costs requires constraints on cost shifting which necessitates a unified financing system with expenditure limits. A unified financing system will involve a partnership between the public and private sectors. Keywords: access, cost containment, health care system reform CiteULike Connotea Del.icio.us What's this?
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