Overall, the results of this study confirm a well-established finding in the international literature on health care: even countries with a universal and egalitarian public health care system, like Italy, exhibit a certain degree of SES-related horizontal inequity
in health services utilization (Van Doorslaer, Wagstaff, and Rutten 1993; Van Doorslaer, Masseria, and the OECD Health Equity Research Group Members 2004; Hanratty, Zhang, and Whitehead 2007).
William Foege, summed-up health in the twentieth century in four words: "spectacular progress, spectacular inequities." Indeed, we have made much progress in the Region of the Americas in addressing the social determinants of health, however, we have much more work to do closing the health inequity
It also doesn't address the inherent inequity
which already exists between the differing policies towards this group of medicines by two very different governments in Cardiff Bay and Westminster.
Unfortunately, two years into the five-year phase-in, the state could no longer continue to provide funding to correct the inequity
," he said.
means that the self-employed pay a 15.3 percent additional tax on their employer-provided health insurance.
refers to differences in the population health status and mortality rates that are systemic, patterned, unfair, and actionable, as opposed to random or caused by each individual who becomes ill.
likely will result in continued litigation between taxpayers and the IRS over legal fees and ongoing litigation over the personal injury allocation issue.
of California-Los Angeles) traces how race mixture within Chicano/a cultural production has helped embody both the awareness of social inequity
and the contradictions that those inequities have generated.
This article demonstrates that the outcome was likely to be property tax inequity
. The recent history of the Indiana assessment system and specific test results strongly suggest the presence of inequity
What will bring unity to the world community so we can stem conflict and the alarming growth in twin problems, global warming and global inequity
? Global warming emissions continue to rise steeply.
Doctoroff announced that LaBranche & Co Inc., a specialist and market-making firm inequity
and other securities, plans to invest $7-8 million as it moves part of its operations to a new location at 33 Whitehall Street in Lower Manhattan and retain more than 500 jobs in Lower Manhattan.
Thomas (R-CA), Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, to correct an inequity
in the tax law without increasing complexity and with little revenue effect.
Pay for performance is purposely established to create inequity
in pay between two individuals or groups working in the same area of an organization.