Abstract:The Brazilian public health system, officially known as Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS), has long been characterized by insufficient funding and irregular flow of resources. The system is jointly financed by the federal, state and municipal governments, but some imbalance is observed as tax revenue is concentrated at the federal level, while health services are mainly provided at the municipality level. The mismatch between financing capacity and the provision of public health services can influence the financial… Show more
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