TITLE

Who Should Make Public Policy for Health?

AUTHOR(S)
Robbins, Anthony
PUB. DATE
May 1976
SOURCE
American Journal of Public Health;May76, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p431
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues on public health policy in the U.S. U.S. government spent $547 per capita annually on health which is mostly on medical care. Medical care spending competes successfully in household as well as government budgets. In terms of getting a fair share of medical care, apparently in homogenous regions, there are big differences in the amount of care received. The risk of unwanted consequences is often very great as new diagnostic tools and therapies are introduced.
ACCESSION #
5666343

 

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