Knowledge@SMU

Authors

Knowledge@SMU

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2-2012

Abstract

Health care costs are escalating rapidly in countries with aging populations and is often a source of headache for policymakers. Singapore, which has one of the world’s acclaimed healthcare systems, also faces the same issues of balancing social and economic objectives in its healthcare system. A healthcare expert has now proposed a radical policy shift for the Republic to meet the medical needs of its citizens.

Disciplines

Economics | Health Economics | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Copyright Owner and Holder

Copyright © Singapore Management University 2012

Article ID

1410

Subject(s)

Health Economics

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