Reforming Health Care in the United States, Germany, and South Africa

Title

Reforming Health Care in the United States, Germany, and South Africa

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Description

How do nations address the above health policy goals and respond to current challenges? As these four cases (United States, Germany, Canada, and South Africa) demonstrate, the answer lies in the underlying politics of health policy at work.

ISBN

978-1-137-10717-6

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Palgrave-Macmillan Publishing

City

New York

Keywords

Health Care Reform, Delivery of Health Care

Disciplines

American Politics | Comparative Politics | Health Policy | Models and Methods | Political Science

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Table of Contents

The intersection of health and politics

The United States: an ambivalent journey toward universal coverage

Germany: modernizing social health insurance to meet new challenges

South Africa: confronting the legacies of apartheid

Conclusions and prospects