So who will pay for health insurance?
Only the state has any certainty about how much Universal Health Insurance will cost it. Everyone else is still guessing, writes Oliver O'Connor.
Follow the Money' is perhaps not as inspiring a guide for health as First, do no harm' or the patient manifesto Nothing about me without me'. But while medical science and compassionate care are central, money fuels the machine of organised healthcare.
So it's worth looking at the UHI White Paper from a Follow the Money' perspective for four economic actors: the exchequer, insurers, hospitals and consultants.
The exchequer is the biggest economic actor in...
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