Jonathan P. Weiner, Joanna Case Famadas, Hugh R. Waters, Djordje Gikic; Managed Care and Private Health Insurance in a Global Context. J Health Polit Policy Law 1 December 2008; 33 (6): 1107–1131. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/03616878-2008-034
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This article provides an overview of the current role of private health insurance and private care management organizations around the globe. We describe past experiences and challenges associated with the export of U.S.-style managed care. We provide a framework for understanding the potential opportunities within a national health system for expanding managed care approaches and also private health insurance more generally. This article is relevant to both the United States and members of the international community.