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Title: Health governance and healthcare reforms in China 
Authors: M Ramesh 
Xun Wu
Alex Jingwei He
Keywords: China
Healthcare reforms
Issue Date: 4-Jan-2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Citation: M Ramesh, Xun Wu, Alex Jingwei He (2013-01-04). Health governance and healthcare reforms in China . Health Policy and Planning 29 (6) : 663-672. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This article examines the role of health governance in shaping the outcomes of healthcare reforms in China. The analysis shows that the failure of reforms during the 1980s and 1990s was in part due to inadequate attention to key aspects in health governance, such as strategic interactions among government, providers and users, as well as incentive structures shaping their preferences and behaviour. Although more recent reforms seek to correct these flaws, they are insufficiently targeted at the fundamental governance problems that beset the sector. The article suggests that the Chinese government needs to heighten its efforts to enhance health governance and change the ways providers are paid if it is to succeed in achieving its goal of providing health care to all at affordable cost.
Source Title: Health Policy and Planning
ISSN: 0268-1080
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czs109
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