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How Does the Introduction of Health Insurance Change the Equity of Health Care Provision in Bulgaria?1

How Does the Introduction of Health Insurance Change the Equity of Health Care Provision in Bulgaria?1 »

Source: How Does the Introduction of Health Insurance Change the Equity of Health Care Provision in Bulgaria?

Volume/Issue: 2006/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nora Markova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865455

Keywords: health care financing, equity in health care financing, redistribution, health care, health care system, health care spending, pocket payments, National Government Expenditures And Related Policies,

The study examines the effect of health care reform in Bulgaria in 1999 on the equity of health care financing. It explores the distribution of different types of health care financing by income. Furthermore, it se...

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies »

Source: Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

Volume: 2010

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Eva Jenkner , and Adam Leive

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2010

ISBN: 9781462369713

Keywords: health care spending, health reforms, cost containment, advanced economies, health care, health spending, health insurance, cost sharing, fee-for-service

This technical note analyzes the health care spending issues in advanced economies. Both public and total health spending have increased substantially in advanced countries. Total health spending increased by more...

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands

Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands »

Source: Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2002/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2002

ISBN: 9781451829365

Keywords: disability, disabled, health care, pension, aging

This Selected Issues paper highlights that over the past decade, the Netherlands has undergone a remarkable fiscal adjustment, with the deficit, the tax burden, and the expenditure-to-GDP ratio falling significantl...

Netherlands Antilles

Netherlands Antilles »

Source: Netherlands Antilles : Recent Economic Developments

Volume/Issue: 1997/32

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451800975

Keywords: pension, wage, wages, health care, wage structure

This paper reviews economic developments in the Netherlands Antilles during 1990-96. The economic situation started deteriorating significantly since the early 1990s. Economic growth slackened, mainly reflecting we...

Health and Social Sectors with an "e"
			: A study of the Nordic countries

Health and Social Sectors with an "e" : A study of the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311571

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, ICT in Healthcare, Legal Foundation, Social Services, Ministers for Social Affairs and Health, Co-operate in a Larger Extent, Health Care and Social Services

The Nordic countries have reached a stage where the national level of development in the use of IT applications has extended to a Nordic level. This is partly a result of the Collaborative Net-work of Nordic eHealt...

Nordic-Baltic knowledge overview
			:  - action plan for removing obstacles to health care access in sexual trafficking

Nordic-Baltic knowledge overview : - action plan for removing obstacles to health care access in sexual trafficking »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322195

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Ministers of Social Affairs, Baltic Sea Region, Social Consequences, Physical and Mental Health, Physical Disorders, Tailoring the Health Care

In accordance with the agreement at the Roundtable Meeting of the Ministers of Social Affairs of the Baltic Sea Region in 2006 to co-operate on the social consequences in the fight against sex trafficking, the Nord...

Economic Transition and Health Care Reform

Economic Transition and Health Care Reform »

Source: Economic Transition and Health Care Reform : The Experience of Europe and Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2010/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adam Leive

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982183

Keywords: Health care reform, public health expenditure, primary care, health systems, health insurance, public health, fee-for-service, National Government Expenditures and Health, Health: General,

Economic Transition and Health Care Reform: The Experience of Europe and Central Asia...

Nordic Economic Policy Review
			: Challenges in health care financing and provision

Nordic Economic Policy Review : Challenges in health care financing and provision »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tor Iversen , and Sverre Kittelsen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324960

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economic Policy, Nordic Council of Ministers, Primary Health Care, Chronic Conditions, Price Rationing, Nordic Hospitals

The Nordic Economic Policy Review is published by the Nordic Council of Ministers and addresses policy issues in a way that is useful for in-formed non-specialists as well as for professional economists. All articl...

Health Care and its Financing in Italy

Health Care and its Financing in Italy »

Source: Health Care and its Financing in Italy : Issues and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2000/166

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Franco Reviglio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858099

Keywords: Public health care in Italy, health expenditure, expenditure, public expenditure, health expenditures

In Italy, health care budget ceilings are not effective. The poor control by the central government results in excessive use of expensive inputs, in long waiting lines for medical procedures, and in the emergence o...

Welfare and Health Services in the Nordic Countries
			: Consumer Choices

Welfare and Health Services in the Nordic Countries : Consumer Choices »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312288

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Public Monopolies, Survey on Different Markets, Health Services, Dental Services, Pre-school Children's Day Care, Improved Complaints Process

Today we are witnessing the birth of more and more new markets because of the liberalisation of former public businesses or public monopolies. With this in mind, the background for this report was a need to underst...