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Improving health system quality in low- and middle-income countries that are expanding health coverage: a framework for insurance.
|Title||Improving health system quality in low- and middle-income countries that are expanding health coverage: a framework for insurance.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Mate KS, Sifrim ZK, Chalkidou K, Cluzeau F, Cutler D, Kimball M, Morente T, Smits H, Barker P|
|Journal||International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care / ISQua|
|Date Published||2013 Oct|
Low- and middle-income countries are increasingly pursuing health financing reforms aimed at achieving universal health coverage. As these countries rapidly expand access to care, overburdened health systems may fail to deliver high-quality care, resulting in poor health outcomes. Public insurers responsible for financing coverage expansions have the financial leverage to influence the quality of care and can benefit from guidance to execute a cohesive health-care quality strategy.
|Alternate Journal||Int J Qual Health Care|