At a time of renewed interest in universal health insurance, an examination of earlier periods when society grappled with the link between socioeconomic status and health is fruitful.
Between 1935 and 1947, the federal government sponsored a comprehensive medical care program for low-income farmers, sharecroppers, and migrant workers under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration (FSA).
Despite the strong opposition of the American Medical Association, humanitarian and economic concerns at the local level often promoted physicians'participation in the program's group prepayment plans.
Mots-clés Pascal : Assurance maladie, Agriculture, Historique, Economie santé, Système santé, Etats Unis, Pauvreté, Statut socioéconomique, Immigrant, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health insurance, Agriculture, Case history, Health economy, Health system, United States, Poverty, Socioeconomic status, Immigrant, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0711096
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 09/06/1995.