Cost Sharing In Health Care

Author: B. Abel-Smith
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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In view of the continuing preoccupation of all industrialized countries with the rising share of national resources devoted to health care, it is valuable to compare the fmanc ing and breakdown of health care expenditure on an international basis. How far should public spending on health care be regarded as a capital investment in the improvement of the health of the population and how far as subsidies to individual consumption? This question is of major importance to policy makers, including the me dical profession, politicians, employers, social security officials as well as to the public at large. In order to obtain some insight into the incentive structures enhancing competition among suppliers which have been built into the health care delivery systems in the various countries, the Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Public Health at St. Gall, in close co operation with the Institute of Insurance Economics and the Institute of Public Finance and Fiscal Law, both afftliated with the Saint Gall Graduate School of Economics, Business and Public Administration, initiated an international seminar held at Wolfsberg, Switzerland, 20-23 March 1979. The purposes of the Seminar were: 1. to review present experience on the development of health care costs and their financing - particularly the role of health insurance and the institutional relationships between public !illd private health insurance policies; 2.
Cost-Sharing in Health Care
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: B. Abel-Smith, A. Brandt, B. Horisberger, W. P. von Wartburg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In view of the continuing preoccupation of all industrialized countries with the rising share of national resources devoted to health care, it is valuable to compare the fmanc ing and breakdown of health care expenditure on an international basis. How far should public spending on health care be regarded as
Evidence on Cost-sharing in Health Care
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Weltbank
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

This study, done at the request of the Hungarian government, presents evidence on cost-sharing in the health sector, and its application in Hungary. It presents results on the impact of cost-sharing on revenues in health facilities and insurance, financial sustainability, informal payments, overall service use, and equity in access. Five
Cost-Sharing in Health Care
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Weltbank
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

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Cost-sharing in Health Care
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Arno Brandt
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

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Cost-sharing in Health Insurance and Its Impact in a Developing Country - Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment
Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Ha Trong Nguyen, L. B. Connelly
Categories: Developing countries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

"Though the impact of cost-sharing on health care demand is well documented in developed countries, evidence from developing countries is rare. This paper's contribution is to analyse the impact of increasing coinsurance in a developing nation -Vietnam - by exploiting a quasi-natural experiment in that country. In 2007, the Vietnam