TITLE

INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL EDITION ON HEALTH CARE FINANCING

AUTHOR(S)
Greener, Ian
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Public Finance & Management;Dec2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p486
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper introduces those in this special edition, contextualising the need for the study of health care finance, and examining the similarities and differences between them.
ACCESSION #
19763467

 

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