Rationing Health

Some experts say to control medical costs, America must ration health care. Others argue that care is already rationed in the U.S., often in hidden ways.It’s a highly charged issue. Even the term "rationing" is subject to dispute.

The World

Responses to Rationing Health series forum

Our series last week about health care rationing has generated a lively online discussion. Listeners are sharing their thoughts. Sheri Fink and Dan Wikler are taking your questions until December 31st.


India: Rationing in disasters


Zambia: Rationing health by queue


United Kingdom: Rationing health by cost

Arts, Culture & Media
South Africa Rationing Health

South Africa: Rationing by Committee

The World

Upcoming series Rationing Health

Conflict & Justice

PRI’s The World takes a global look at the controversial issue of rationing healthcare with four perspectives from four countries. Series editor David Baron explains.