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The Integration of Health Insurance Funds as a Reform Approach in Iran

Ali Maher 1 , 2 , Mohammadkarim Bahadori 3 , * and Ramin Ravangard 4
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1 Assistant Professor, PhD in Health Services Management, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Health Services Management, Tehran North Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Associate Professor, PhD in Health Services Management, Health management Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Assistant Professor, PhD in Health Services Management, Department of Health Services Management, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: February 01, 2017, 18 (2); e45600
  • Published Online: January 25, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: January 11, 2017
  • Accepted: January 18, 2017
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj45600

To Cite: Maher A, Bahadori M, Ravangard R. The Integration of Health Insurance Funds as a Reform Approach in Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2017 ; 18(2):e45600. doi: 10.17795/semj45600.

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