Do elections matter for private-sector healthcare management in Brazil? An analysis of municipal health policy.McGregor, Alecia J.
Siqueira, Carlos Eduardo.
Zaslavsky, Alan M.
Blendon, Robert J.
Background: This study analyzed several political determinants of increased private-sector management in Brazilian health care. In Brazil, the poor depend almost exclusively on the public Unified Health System (the SUS), which remains severely underfunded. Given the overhead costs associated with privately contracted health services, increased private management is one driver of higher expenditure... read more
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