A Dictator's Gift: Dominant party regimes and health expenditures.

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Summary of "A Dictator's Gift: Dominant party regimes and health expenditures."

A country's health expenditure significantly improves its population health status. This study aims to examine the determinants of health expenditure in dictatorships.


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Name: European journal of public health
ISSN: 1464-360X


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The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.

Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)

The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.

Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.

The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.

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