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Descriptor in English: Health Care Reform
Descriptor in Spanish: Reforma de la Atención de Salud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Reforma dos Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor in French: Réforme des soins de santé
Entry term(s): Health Care Reforms
Healthcare Reform
Healthcare Reforms
Reform, Health Care
Reform, Healthcare
Reforms, Health Care
Reforms, Healthcare
Tree number(s): I01.655.500.608.400.285
I01.880.604.825.608.400.285
N03.349.285
N03.623.500.608.428.285
N04.590.374.285
N05.300.380
SP1.001.052
Scope note: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Annotation: not restricted to US; specify state or country
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 94
See also the descriptors: Single-Payer System MeSH
DeCS UI: 31424
Descriptor UI: D018166
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/05/28
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Health Care Reform - Preferred
Concept UI M0027387
Scope note Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
Preferred term Health Care Reform
Entry term(s) Health Care Reforms
Healthcare Reform
Healthcare Reforms
Reform, Health Care
Reform, Healthcare
Reforms, Health Care
Reforms, Healthcare



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