Health Benefit Plans in Latin America: A Regional Comparison
AUTOR
Molins, Silvia;
Alonso, Lucía;
González-Pier, Eduardo;
Montañez, Vilma;
Sabignoso, Martín;
Silva, Humberto;
Curcio, Javier;
Dinarte, Mauricio;
Bolaño Prado, Luis
Date
May 2014
EDITOR
Tristao, Ignez;Bitrán, Ricardo;Giedion, Úrsula
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal coverage is an important objective for most countries; however, the context for attaining universal coverage is difficult, as the pressure on health spending mounts with each passing day. So, what to leave in or out of a health benefit plan?