Social security and comprehensive health care financing were developed to protect all citizens and to redistribute money to cover costs.
Their inspiration was social solidarity rather than pecuniary self-interest.
The United States differed from other countries by continuing a private market in health, with many self-centred and competing provider and insurers; and its prevailing school of health economics deplored the national health insurance and national health services that were universal in other countries and recommended devices that would eliminate « market failure » in health.
Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Système santé, Homme, Etude comparative, Pays
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Health system, Human, Comparative study
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0403617
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.