chapter  5
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1 General principles

In private health insurance, as with other basic insurance models, individuals contract with insurance providers. e premiums are paid by individuals or, in part or in whole, by their employers as part of their salary packages. Health insurance may be supplied by for-prot or not-for-prot organizations. is form of provision is a major source of funding in the USA, but it is minimal in countries such as the UK.