publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Individual responsibility for what? – A conceptual framework for exploring the suitability of private financing in a publicly funded health-care system

Tinghőg, Gustav; Carlsson, Per; Lyttkens, Carl H.;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2010
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Avdelningen för hälso- och sjukvårdsanalys
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Policymakers in publicly funded health-care systems are frequently required to make intricate decisions on which health-care services to include or exclude from the basic health-care package. Although it seems likely that the concept of individual responsibility is an essential feature of such decisions, it is rarely explicitly articulated or evaluated in health policy. This paper presents a tentative conceptual framework for exploring when health-care services contain characteristics that facilitate individual responsibility through private financing. Six attributes for exploring the suitability of private financing for ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy, Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation, hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi, Economics, Nationalekonomi, Health Policy, Conceptual framework, Moral responsibility, Actuarial science, Public administration, Health care, business.industry, business
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