Strategies to contain the high and rising costs of health: Will they increase existing health care disparities, are they ethical?
Humanomics, International Journal of Systems and Ethics, 26(2), May 2010
Hengameh Hosseini, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science and Public Affairs
After discussing the high and rising health care costs in the USA, its disparities and the suggested demand, supply and managed competition-side strategies to contain health care costs and their ethical implications, this paper seeks to explore whether or not these strategies will further aggravate the existing health care disparities.