Why U.S. Health Care Expenditure and Ranking on Health Care Indicators Are so Different from Canada's

Compared to other industrialized countries, the U.S. spends most of all on health care. Nonetheless, the U.S. ranks relatively low on health care indicators. This paradox has been already known for decades. For example, the turning point comparing the U.S. and Canada was in 1972. Health expenditure...

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Volume: 9
Main Author: A. H. G. M. Spithoven
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Springer Science+Business Media 01.03.2009
Springer US
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published in: International journal of health care finance and economics Vol. 9; no. 1; pp. 1 - 24
ORCID: 0000-0002-7889-5049
Data of publication: 20090301
ISSN: 1389-6563
1573-6962
EISSN: 1573-6962
Discipline: Economics
Public Health
Series: International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics
Subjects:
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I12
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Narcis: Open Access
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