Allocating Health Care Resources

How Can We Ensure Access to Essential Care?

Published in: Medicine and Society: Clinical Decisions and Societal Values / Cornell University Medical College Third Conference on Health Policy ; edited by Eli Ginzberg (Boulder : Westview Press, 1987), Chapter 3, p. 20-33

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1987

by Albert L. Siu, Robert H. Brook

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Public debate over the cost and quality of, and access to health care in the United States has increased in volume and intensity over the last several years as society grapples with the question of how to allocate limited health resources.

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