Unformatted text preview: Germany, and Italy, have national health insurance systems, also referred to as socialized medicine . • Despite differences in how socialized medicine works in various countries, what is common to all systems of socialized medicine is that the government: 1) directly controls the financing and organization of health services 2) directly pays providers 3) owns most of the medical facilities 4) guarantees equal access to health care 5) allows some private care for individuals who are willing to pay for their medical expenses...
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- Fall '10
- Health Maintenance Organizations, Maintenance Organizations