A model for health care resources adjudication for Chile


  • Alejandra Zúñiga Fajuri Universidad de Valparaíso


A model for adjudication of health care resources which gathers the comparative experience and the analysis developed by specialized literature, must start from the premise that the application of exclusion mechanisms of patients openly discriminatory —such as those happening with rationing criteria by Plan AUGE related to the age of patient, his/her place of residence or his/her health status— are unacceptable, since they do not agree with the universality exigency in health care access of any system compromise with millennium health goals for equity.


health care system, equity, financing, rationing