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  1. Management by objection ? Public policies to protect choice in health plans. Commentaries.

    Article - En anglais

    Consumer choice is a watchword ofthe market reforms now sweeping the U.S. health care system.

    Policy makers, however, must grapple with an important ambiguity : is the objective to expand choice or protect choosers, and what should be done if the two goals conflict ?

    Concerns about health care market malfunctions trigger a politics of consumer protection that may emphasize regulatory standards over market flexibility.

    To complicate matters further, hopes that deluging consumers with information can ensure that choices are at once ample and prudent are likely to be disappointed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Service santé, Soin, Protection sociale, Choix, Utilisateur, Prise décision, Homme, Politique sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Economie santé, Article synthèse

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Health service, Care, Welfare aids, Choice, User, Decision making, Human, Health policy, United States, North America, America, Health economy, Review

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0418186

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 22/03/2000.