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June 1978 (Volume 56)
June 1978 | Harold S. Luft
Greater use of preventive services by enrollees of HMOs than of other health plans is often assumed to reflect differences in philosophy about “health maintenance.” But organizational forms are less important than extent of insurance coverage in influencing use of preventive services. Policy options for improved health status will have to challenge ideologies of prevention and financing.
Author(s): Harold S. Luft
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Volume 56, Issue 2 (pages 140–168)
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