Medical System Reform
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I. Medical System Reform1 over the Past 30 Years

China's medical system has experienced following four stages of development. Each stage was uniquely appropriate for the historical mission at that time.

A. Stage I: Pre-1985

Before reform and opening, China allocated public and labor protection medical care to the cities and implemented a cooperative medical system in rural areas. T…

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Yu, Shaoxiang, “Medical System Reform”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 12 December 2017 <>

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