2.10-P20 Ethics and economics regarding access to healthcare for marginalised groups Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Background: The main arguments for improving access to health care for marginalised groups have often been primarily based on public health considerations, human rights claims and ethical principles of equity. However, the respective political debates often focus on economic arguments such as moral hazard,(presumed) related health expenses, and the need to safeguard scarce resources. Acknowledging the role of economic arguments in political discourses and decision-making processes, researchers have begun to pay more attention to the fiscal implications of limiting health coverage for migrant and ethnic minority groups. Objectives: The poster aims to provide insights into recent debates concerning access to health care for marginalised groups such as undocumented...

publication date

  • April 17, 2018