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The Spanish Social Security

The Spanish Social Security »

Source: The Spanish Social Security : Prospects of the Pension and Health-Care Systems

Volume/Issue: 1995/73

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joaquim Levy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451849400

Keywords: health care, pension, pension system, health-care

The social security system in Spain has steadily expanded since the late 1970s. Currently, social security expenditure exceeds 15 percent of GDP, being a factor of fiscal imbalance. This paper reviews achievements...

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia »

Source: Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia : Efficiency and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2008/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoria Gunnarsson , and Etibar Jafarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869958

Keywords: health care, health spending, hospital beds

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of government spending on health care and education in Croatia by using the so-called Data Envelopment Analysis. The analysis finds evidence of significant inefficiencies...

Achy But Healthy

Achy But Healthy »

Source: Achy But Healthy : Lessons From the Israeli Health Sector

Volume/Issue: 1994/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yaakov Kop

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1994

ISBN: 9781451853537

Keywords: health sector, medical services, health care, health law, health insurance

Health policy has been for some time high on the agenda of many countries--and where it has not, it should be. Since no ideal model of health services has ever been devised 9 one may look for favorable elements in...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

Health Care Cost Containment

Health Care Cost Containment »

Source: Health Care Cost Containment

Volume/Issue: 1995/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Nedde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1995

ISBN: 9781451936537

Keywords: health care, health insurance, insurance coverage, health insurance coverage, health care system

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Albania

Albania »

Source: Albania : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper-Joint Staff Advisory Note

Volume/Issue: 2008/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451800944

Keywords: electricity, health sector, health financing, health care, pharmaceutical sector

This Joint Staff Advisory Note focuses on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) for Albania. The note analyzes the National Strategy for Development and Integration (NSDI) program, which represents a signific...

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...