Access to care: beyond health insurance.


Journal Article (Review)

Access to healthcare is derived from a complex mix of personal beliefs, cultural norms, and social structure, combined with available individual and community resources. This article reviews the concept of access to care and its evolution since the 1960s. The difference between potential and realized access and the question of social justice as it relates to access to care also are explored.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Strand de Oliveira, J

Published Date

  • November 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 40 - 45

PubMed ID

  • 24153091

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24153091

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1547-1896

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.JAA.0000436519.69169.c7


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States