Health Benefit Plans in Latin America: A Regional Comparison
A. Lorena Prieto Toledo,
Mauricio Dinarte and
Luis Bolaño Prado
No 6484 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal coverage is an important objective for most countries; however, the context for attaining universal coverage is difficult, as the pressure on health spending mounts with each passing day. So, what to leave in or out of a health benefit plan?
Keywords: Health Benefit Plans; Contributory regime; Universal Health; Health system; Health problems; Benefit plan; Subsidized regime; Priority setting (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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