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Copyright © 2010 by Oxford University Press, Inc. The American Model U.S. currently a multipayer (pluralistic) system: when someone receives care, bill is paid by number of sources (program, insurance, individual) Publicly funded programs (Medicare, Medicaid, State Children’s Health Insurance Program) and other private efforts are safety nets Diverse collections of efforts to help provide for vulnerable and underserved populations Communicating About Health, Third Edition, du Pré
Copyright © 2010 by Oxford University Press, Inc. Universal Coverage Models All citizens and sometimes all residents and visitors are assured of health benefits Based on commitment to offer health services to everyone who needs them, regardless of age, ability to pay, or other factors For some, might mean that everyone has to buy health insurance; for others, it is funded via national insurance plan and people pay little or nothing for needed care
Communicating About Health, Third Edition, du Pré
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