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Choice and competition in publicly funded health care

Le Grand, Julian (2009) Choice and competition in publicly funded health care. Health Economics, Policy and Law, 4 (4). 479-488 . ISSN 1744-1331

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There are four basic models of health service delivery: those that rely on trust, on command and control, on voice, and on choice and competition. All have their merits and demerits; but there are both theoretical and empirical arguments for preferring choice and competition in many situations. However, the relevant policies do have to be properly designed.

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Additional Information: © 2009 Cambridge University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2011 09:59

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