Lecture 13 - Healthcare

Lecture 13 - Healthcare - PART II. What causes social...

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Unformatted text preview: PART II. What causes social inequalities in health? Health systems A primer on the Canadian health system and private health insurance; Health system and health insurance: Saviour or money pit? Organization of health systems: provision, governance and funding Provision Delivery of health services Governance Modes of coordination of systems and actors Funding Power (e.g. Canada Health Act) Raising $$$ Typology of health systems (Roemer) Mandated insurance (e.g. Germany) Entrepreneurial (e.g. U.S.) Comprehensive (e.g. U.K.) Free Market System Government Monopoly Entrepreneurial Model Mandated Insurance Comprehensive Guiding principles Mandated insurance Social solidarity Entrepreneurial Individual responsibility and free choice Comprehensive Equity Typology and Provision of inpatient services Mandated insurance Mix of public and private, based on publicly regulated contracts Entrepreneurial Mix of public and private, based on market regulated contracts Comprehensive Primarily public, provided by the government Typology and Funding...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course SOCI 309 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '10 term at McGill.

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