Cloth $85.00 ISBN: 9781447308539 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $28.95 ISBN: 9781447308522 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only

Delivering Personal Health Budgets

A Guide to Policy and Practice

Vidhya Alakeson

Vidhya Alakeson

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

152 pages | 6 figures, 7 tables | 6 x 9
Cloth $85.00 ISBN: 9781447308539 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Paper $28.95 ISBN: 9781447308522 Published February 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Personal health budgets (PHBs) are an important new tool in the National Health Service of the UK’s efforts toward improving the lives of people living with long term conditions and disabilities. This is the first step-by-step guide to their implementation. Using evidence from and best practices identified by pilot sites, Delivering Personal Health Budgets contains everything there is to know about PHBs: their purpose, history, various degrees of effectiveness, and the challenges they pose to traditional healthcare systems. It focuses on how PHBs can be implemented to achieve the best possible income for individuals, whose real-life accounts are also included to bring the potential of PHBs vividly into view. 
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