National Health Insurance and the Friendly Societies (Classic Reprint)

byFrederick L. Hoffman

Paperback | January 31, 2019

National Health Insurance and the Friendly Societies (Classic Reprint) by Frederick L. Hoffman
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The most important provision relating to approved societies is the requirement that no society can be approved unless the constitution pro vides that no profit shall be made out-of the money which is raised under the act, which must all be dispensed in benefits and cost of management. It is further required that there must be complete and general self-govern ment; the aflairs of the society must be subject to the absolute control of its members, being insured persons, or, if the rules of the society so permit, of its members, whether insured persons or not; there must be provision for the election and removal of the committee of management or other governing body, in the case of a society managed by delegates elected by members, by such delegates, and in other cases in such manner as will secure absolute control by its members (everybody's Guide, p. This provision is usually made the basis for the argument that the control of the societies is thoroughly democratic and that national health insurance is therefore practically within the power of the mem hership or the contributors, according to the term used. This, however, is not the case, for, as a matter of fact, the real power of supervision, direc tion and control is exercised by the Government, and the rules and regu lations concerning practically all essential details of administration origi nate with the Government and not with the membership or the officers in charge of the societies administering the act.

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Title:National Health Insurance and the Friendly Societies (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.25 inPublished:January 31, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1332060390

ISBN - 13:9781332060399

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