EuroEconomica, Vol 38, No 2 (2019)

Financing Local Subordination Hospitals in the Context of Decentralizing the Medical Services

Silvia Bunea, Ecaterina Necsulescu


Health is a large resource consuming domain and in which the results are materialized in the long term. On the other hand, there are a variety of health systems in the world, but none are perfect and cannot be considered a model. In the recent decades, health systems have generally been marked by the sharp increase in costs, which has not been accompanied to the same extent by the improvement of health outcomes. The problem of insufficient resources and the understanding that health is, in fact, an investment, in the sense that better health of the population determines a better productivity and lower social support expenses from the state, have brought health to a central place in the sphere of politics.

This was followed by the transfer of the set of tasks and competences exercised by the Ministry of Health to the local public administration authorities. In this paper we have presented some of the problems faced by the public health units of local subordination.


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