International Health Care Reform: A Legal, Economic, and Political Analysis

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Index

a
access to health care 17 , 36 , 90 , 103 , 156-7 , 271 ;
based on need 27-30 , 31 , 34 , 35 , 273 ;
Netherlands 61 , 74 , 104 , 105 , 106 ;
New Zealand 75-6 , 85 , 106 ;
United Kingdom 100 ;
United States 42-6 , 50-1 , 55 , 59-60 , 249
Accident and Compensation Corporation (ACC, New Zealand) 78-9 , 85 , 121 n230, 175
accountability 127 , 128 , 132 , 190 , 273 , 281 ;
by capture of the politically influential 145-8 ;
by Charter of Rights 143-5 ;
by consultation 142-3 ;
by devolution 137-141 ;
by election 141-142 ;
of GP Fundholders 139-42 , 168 n62;
by Health Service Commissioners 143-5 ;
of insurer/purchasers 154 , 162 , 254-5 , 279-81 ;
in managed competition systems 158 , 162 ;
market (‘exit’) 135-6 , 139 , 141 , 145 , 147 , 149-50 , 158 , 163 , 247 , 248 , 252 , 255 , 265 , 279-81 ;
political (‘voice’) 135 , 136 , 137-8 , 139 , 141-2 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148-9 , 157 , 162-3 , 165 , 255 , 265 , 275 , 279 ;
of Primary Care Groups 141-2 ;
professional 135 , 167 n43;
of purchasers 127-8 , 130-50 , 154 , 162 , 165
administrative costs see transaction costs
adverse selection 17
agency problems 128-9 , 130 , 138 , 141 , 162
Allen, P. 134 , 185 , 194 , 203 n82
American Medical Association 42 , 46 , 47 , 56 , 225 , 260
Anand, P. 97 , 107 , 188
Area Health Boards (New Zealand) 81 , 82 , 83
Areeda, P 220
Aron, H.J. 90
Arrow, K.J. 23
Ashton, T. 184 , 193 , 194
asset specificity 178-9 , 180 , 181-3 , 201 n24
Audit Commission (United Kingdom) 131 , 139 , 154 , 197
Audit Office (New Zealand) 131

b
Beauchamp, T.L. 27
Besley, T. 146
blacks, inequalities in health 44
Blendon, R.J. 217
Bloor, K. 96 , 187
Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance (United States) 45 , 46 , 151
Borst-Eilers, E. 73
Bovbjerg, R. 55
British Medical Association (BMA) 77
Budget-holders (New Zealand) 5 , 11 , 87 , 138 , 149

c
Callahan, D. 32
Canada:
health care reform 25 , 284-5 , 286 n5;
health care system 31 , 107 , 147 ;
health expenditures 20 ;
health insurances 147 , 170 n95 ;
waiting lists 147-8
capitation payments 182-3 , 192 , 237 , 243 , 246-8 , 249-50 , 255 , 258 , 278
‘caring externality’ 16-17
Central Fund (Netherlands) 152
centralization of purchasing services 140
Checkland, P. 188
Children’s Health Insurance Program (United States) 59
Childress, J.F. 27
citizens:
information about insurer/ purchasers 158 , 160 , 258 , 279 ;
relations with purchasers 142-5 , 148-9 , 158
Cleary 258
Clinton, William 6 , 54 ;
1993 health care proposals 4 , 6 , 50-5 , 115 n69, 131 , 155 , 172 n146, 283 ;
proposal failure 54-5

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