In either case further action is warranted by nurse leaders: (a) strategies should be developed to mitigate the risk of rationed
care, and (b) strategies should be developed to support rationing preference patterns that reflect the greater good.
through Medicaid and hospital emergency rooms, health care is rationed
An initial concern one might have with the book is whether Hall's inquiry into who should make rationing decisions begs the question whether medical care should be rationed
However, the health care system of the richest and most powerful country on earth is increasingly an un just system in which access to medical care is rationed
by the ability to pay.
In other words, care for the poor in the United States is already rationed
, as Medicaid covers only some fraction of that population.
For individuals without insurance coverage, access to basic services is also rationed
. Ironically, those with tertiary care needs, such as renal dialysis or organ transplantation, are more likely to find some coverage through a combination of Medicaid, Medicare, and public hospitals.
After being rationed
on the East Coast, gasoline was added to the responsibilities of all boards in December 1942, not in order to preserve gasoline, which was running short only in the East, but to preserve rubber.
Bacon and ham was rationed
at 4ozs a week, sugar at 12ozs, and butter at 4ozs.
For instance, eggs were not rationed
and nor was offal such as liver and kidney - if you could find it.
What seems to have been missed by the media and the politicians is that this has been done without a mandate, or a debate, in an NHS which officially is not rationed