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¿Es equitativo el gasto social en salud?

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  • Gustavo Vargas Yara.

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En este artículo se hace un análisis de la equidad en el gasto públicoen salud a partir de la información de la Encuesta Nacional de Hogaresde marzo de 2000. Se encontró que luego de siete años de promulgada laLey 100 de 1993, existen avances importantes en materia de aseguramientoen salud y distribución de subsidios en el régimen subsidiado.No obstante, se presentan algunas iniquidades relacionadas con lafocalización y la demanda de servicios. También se mide el impacto delos subsidios a la salud sobre el ingreso de los hogares mediante elefecto redistributivo, cálculo que muestra un resultado importantepero limitado.

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  • Gustavo Vargas Yara., 2004. "¿Es equitativo el gasto social en salud?," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000093:005818
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    1. Gustavo Quevedo Cabana, 2013. "¿Hacia dónde se dirige el gasto público social en el Departamento del Atlántico?," REVISTA LEBRET, UNIVERSIDAD SANTO TOMAS - BUCARAMANGA, December.

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    Keywords

    Salud; equidad; régimen subsidiado; asimetrías deinformación; efecto redistributivo.;

    JEL classification:

    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health

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