Two Proposed Health-Care Plans

Oregon Rationing and Managed Competition
  • Lewis Petrinovich
Part of the Critical Issues in Social Justice book series (CISJ)

Abstract

Attempts have been made to devise rationing plans for health care, and they have met with varying degrees of acceptance. In 1987, the Oregon legislature voted to eliminate $1.1 billion in Medicaid expenditures for all organ transplants except kidneys and corneas and to use the funds to provide prenatal care for an estimated 2,000 medically indigent women. This decision was made with an explicit understanding that there was a trade-off between basic care for the many and expensive care for the few.

Keywords

Universal Coverage Community Rating Manage Competition Medicaid Expenditure Negative Advertising 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis Petrinovich
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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