Health Care in China Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Health Care in China
An economic analysis of the health care system in the People's Republic of China.
# 138263 | 4,250 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Economics (National) , Medical and Health (General) , Asian Studies (General)

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This paper approaches an economic analysis of China's health care system from a tripartite perspective. The paper explores the historical context to understand how the economics of China's health care has historically been interwoven into the ideological model of economic and political equality of the Communist state. The paper outlines the economic parameters of the contemporary crisis, in order to understand how it was precisely those same reforms that have famously transformed China into a contemporary economic powerhouse, which have wrecked China's universal health care system. Finally, the paper explores the economic challenges China faces in reforming its health care system in the future. The paper makes the argument that, in terms of an economic analysis, addressing bureaucratic inefficiencies and the bias towards urban health care delivery is even more important than increased state funding to reforming and truly "universalizing" China's health care system.

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"Concerns with regard to the delivery of health care services to populations on a national scale are seemingly universal. In Canada, for example, the news media frequently highlight concerns with regard to health care as one of the most enduring of national problems. This being said, however, it may be argued that the situation with respect to health..."

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