purchaser-provider split


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purchaser-provider split

an arrangement under which the unified management system of an organization is split into purchasers who buy goods or services and providers who supply goods or services. The purchaser-provider split serves to create an INTERNAL MARKET in which the true costs of making goods or services are easier to identify and incentives to reduce costs are provided. Purchase-provider splits were introduced in the UK health service in the 1980s. See NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT, COMPETITIVE TENDERING.
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These include establishing strategic purchasing by insurance funds, implementation of purchaser-provider split, supply management or developing outsourcing.
There is no purchaser-provider split: financing and delivery are fully integrated with the national and provincial governments both funding and operating public facilities across the country.
He added: "She was very disappointed when the purchaser-provider split came in under Tony Blair's government, knowing it would make the bureaucracy massive.
Thailand has a well-developed purchaser-provider split, with the independent UC Fund established by legislation, with a multi-stakeholder governing body including private and civil society representatives.
The purchaser-provider split and provider payment mechanisms are also thinly discussed, even though they are integral to most healthcare financing reforms in the world.
A: As part of our 12-point plan, long term we would like to abolish the purchaser-provider split because it is divisive, costly and disastrous.
"Consecutive Welsh governments have diminished the role of the private sector from the NHS, and the purchaser-provider split no longer operates.
Health Minister Edwina Hart yesterday unveiled the latest proposals to reform the NHS which would end the historic purchaser-provider split in healthcare.
The analysis is founded on findings from a health care organization sector that uses an NPM control model, which distinctly aims to resemble a market: the purchaser-provider split. The purchaser-provider split has been a very popular way of organizing health care activities in many countries.
and reforms that focused on the purchaser-provider split. In these reforms, health care service provision and financing were separated from each other.