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CHAPTER 7: Health Reform Lessons from Experiences of Emerging Economies

CHAPTER 7: Health Reform Lessons from Experiences of Emerging Economies »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

This chapter draws on the general lessons of the literature to assess the challenges of health care reform in emerging economies. It begins by assessing how challenges differ betwee...

CHAPTER 8: Health Financing Systems in East Asia and the Pacific: Early Successes and Current Challenges

CHAPTER 8: Health Financing Systems in East Asia and the Pacific: Early Successes and Current Challenges »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

This chapter provides an overview of health financing systems in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region of the World Bank. 1 The success of health...

CHAPTER 9: Measuring the Health Effects of Health Care Reform

CHAPTER 9: Measuring the Health Effects of Health Care Reform »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

All countries around the world are struggling with the financial strain of rising health care costs. For example, public health care spending relative to GDP rose from 5.2 percent o...

CHAPTER 10: Public Health Expenditure Reforms in Canada, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States

CHAPTER 10: Public Health Expenditure Reforms in Canada, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

This chapter presents country case studies on the public health care expenditures and reform experiences of seven advanced economies. The case studies were designed to highlight spe...

CHAPTER 11: Challenges in Reforming the Japanese Health Care System

CHAPTER 11: Challenges in Reforming the Japanese Health Care System »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Countries around the world are anxiously searching for better health care systems. The development of health care systems has followed a different route in each country, influenced...

CHAPTER 12: Coverage Expansion and Cost Containment in the Republic of Korea

CHAPTER 12: Coverage Expansion and Cost Containment in the Republic of Korea »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN KOREA Health insurance was introduced for employees in large corporations in the Republic of Korea in 1977 and incrementally extended to employees in small...

CHAPTER 13: Containing Public Health Spending through Market-Based Health Reform in Germany

CHAPTER 13: Containing Public Health Spending through Market-Based Health Reform in Germany »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

OVERVIEW For more than 20 years, the main motivation of government interventions in the German health care system has been to contain the growth of nonwage labor costs. Rising payrol...

CHAPTER 14: Taiwan Province of China’s Experience with Universal Health Care Coverage

CHAPTER 14: Taiwan Province of China’s Experience with Universal Health Care Coverage »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Health reform on the ground usually is a far cry from the neat policy designs taught in the classroom. On the way to becoming law, the coherent policy blueprints produced by health...

CHAPTER 15: Health Care Financing Reform in India’s Decentralized Health Care System

CHAPTER 15: Health Care Financing Reform in India’s Decentralized Health Care System »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

It is very widely acknowledged that health is an important component of human development. The empowerment of people comes from the freedoms they enjoy, and these include, among oth...

CHAPTER 16: Evidence-Based Health Financing Reform in Thailand

CHAPTER 16: Evidence-Based Health Financing Reform in Thailand »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

OVERVIEW OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEM AND REFORMS Thailand is a lower-middle-income country in Southeast Asia with a GDP per capita of $4,720 in 2010. Complete geographical coverage of the...