Health care without managed care in Hong Kong
Although managed care may be more effective than fee-for-service in containing health care costs in the United States, it is less effective in countries with a national health service. In Hong Kong, costs have been contained despite the fact that 95% of general practitioners still practice on a solo, fee-for-service basis. The author describes in detail how the system of tax-based hospitals guarantees universal access without escalating costs.
Health Care Management: State of the Art Reviews
Yuen, P. (1995). Health care without managed care in Hong Kong. Health Care Management: State of the Art Reviews, 2 (1), 191-198. Retrieved from http://repository.vtc.edu.hk/thei-fac-sci-tech-sp/300