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Evolution of health care delivery models

Health care delivery models have evolved over time. What events—social, demographic, economic, political, environmental, or governmental—triggered the various models of health care organizations to come and go?

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Health care delivery models have evolved over time. What events triggered the various models of health care organizations to come and go? —social, demographic, economic, political, environmental, or governmental—
For most of the twentieth century the traditional U. S. health care system was predicated upon an indemnity plan, based primarily on what the patient wanted. This system had several striking characteristics such as patients relying upon autonomous physicians acting as their healthcare agents; patients received complex care from independent, nonprofit hospitals; and insurers refraining ...

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Health Care Delivery Models are discussed.

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