Rifat Atun and colleagues (July 6, p 65)1 described the development of universal health coverage in Turkey. Yet a transcendent point in Turkey’s achievement is easily overlooked: all the foundational reforms of the health system that made universal health coverage possible were changes prescribed by law. Simply put, law reform preceded health reform, which would have been impossible without it.
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Amir Attaran and Alexander Capron, "Universal Health Coverage and Health Laws" (April 2016). University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series. Working Paper 208.