Health care (Government finance (Rising demand leads to higher…
Treatments getting more expensive
Ageing population with more health issues
demand for health care rising - normal good
Rising demand leads to higher government expenditure
Rich can afford private health care
Rich articulate needs better
who to prioritise?
Do we treat those with self-inflicted disease?
Method of provision
Private insurance scheme
Private system Pay on demand
State funded treatment e.g. NHS
Austerity and limited resources
Shortage of staff
Recruitment from abroad - Brexit may threaten this.
quality of life
Merit good ...
unable to afford treatment
negative externality of spreading disease
Imperfect information - not knowing one is ill