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Organization of Financing of Health Systems 1 Organization and Financing of Health Systems By Name: Course: Instructor: Institution: Department: Date:
Organization of Financing of Health Systems 2 Just like in perfect market where demand and supply depend on each other and indeed determine pricing, so is healthcare. Perhaps it is important to first define the scope and limit of basic healthcare. As it is, it is the role of the government to ensure that all people have access to affordable healthcare (World Health Organization 2000, p103). The elderly and children in the society need affordable healthcare and health insurance cover even more because they are prone to chronic infections such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension (Merson 2006, p835). Basic healthcare would also benefit mothers in terms of family planning and awareness about self- breast examination for early detection and treatment of breast cancer. However, secondary and tertiary healthcare are the prerogative of an individual and would be influenced by quality of care as well as personal preferences (Merson 2006, p835). Countries such as the United States have affordable healthcare policies such as Medicare that provides cheap health care. Nonetheless, the quality of healthcare depends on a number of

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