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Governing Informal Payments in Healthcare: Lessons from China

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This chapter analyses how informal payments in the Chinese healthcare system are governed. Focusing on two major approaches that the Chinese party-state has employed to contain informal payments and other misconduct, it looks into the institutional and policy designs and examines why the governing efforts have failed to rein in this rampant practice.

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  • Chinese Communist Party
  • Informal Payment
  • Senior Doctor
  • Discipline Inspection
  • Special Task Force

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Yang, J. (2015). Governing Informal Payments in Healthcare: Lessons from China. In: Morris, J., Polese, A. (eds) Informal Economies in Post-Socialist Spaces. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137483072_12

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