Justice & Resource Allocation Spring 2008

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    With thanks to Debbie Volker N311 Sheila Smith
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    Is there a health care  crisis in the U.S.? Health care expenditures Aging population Problem of being uninsured Do we value good health enough to pay for  it?  Is health care a right? Can we cut back on costs and increase  access to care?
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    How is health care allocated in the U.S.? Macro and micro allocation Ethical concept of distributive justice Formal justice Material justice Fair opportunity rule 
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    Theories of justice Egalitarian: equal access to goods and  services Utilitarian: public good is maximized
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Unformatted text preview: Example: Callahans natural life span argument Libertarian: free-market approach Solutions? Managed Care: Can this approach to care solve the health care funding problem? Two-tier system? Example: Oregon Lifeboat ethics? Triage Medical Utility; social utility Emanuel: Health care reform: Still possible His concern? His recommendations: The problem of health care reform Issue of private insurance Linking insurance to employment Need for managed care Multi-tiered delivery system...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course N 311 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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