Treatment for a Critical Patient: Proposals for the Chilean healthcare system Public Policy

Autores: Marcos Vergara, Guillermo Paraje, Andrea Butelmann, Nicole Nehme


Seguridad Social (Salud y Pensiones)

Both the public and private healthcare systems suffer from chronic problems. Some of the critical elements are: continual price increases in the plans offered by Health Insurance Institutions (Isapres), discrimination by age or gender and a deficient administration of the public system. ESPACIO PÚBLICO has assessed the Chilean healthcare system’s main problems and proposes concrete reforms aimed at providing the entire population with opportune access to quality healthcare at a reasonable cost.