Discussion Question: Public Health Law & Policy

Discussion: Public Health Spending

In your opinion, what is the biggest advantage and biggest disadvantage of public health spending? Please include a discussion in the financial impact. Be sure to provide support for your opinion.

250-275 words, APA format, credible sources required.

Useful resources:

Braendle, T., & Colombier, C. (2016). What drives public health care expenditure growth? Evidence from Swiss cantons, 1970–2012. Health Policy, 120(9), 1051-1060.

Lorenzoni, L., Belloni, A., & Sassi, F. (2014). Health-care expenditure and health policy in the USA versus other high-spending OECD countries. The Lancet, 384(9937), 83-92.

Marton, J., Sung, J., & Honore, P. (2015). Does more public health spending buy better health? Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology.