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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 4: The Future of Public and Private Health Care Insurance in Asia

CHAPTER 4: The Future of Public and Private Health Care Insurance in Asia »

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

Globally, both public and private health care systems are facing major fiscal challenges. New technologies provide patients with more-sophisticated diagnostic and treatment methods,...

CHAPTER 1: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

CHAPTER 1: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and 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

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the three fundamental objectives of a health care system are improving the health of...

CHAPTER 3: New Projections of Public Health Spending, 2010–50

CHAPTER 3: New Projections of Public Health Spending, 2010–50 »

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

Public health spending has been increasing rapidly in advanced economies, but there have been only modest increases in emerging economies in the past decades. Will these trends cont...

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 17: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico

CHAPTER 17: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico »

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 case studies on Estonia, Hungary, China, Chile, and Mexico. Health care systems and reform experiences vary substantially across emerging economies, and the st...

CHAPTER 5: Perspective on the Appropriate Role of the Private Sector in Meeting Health Care Needs

CHAPTER 5: Perspective on the Appropriate Role of the Private Sector in Meeting Health Care Needs »

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

Throughout the post–World War II decades, health policy advisors and health policymakers in modern health systems have argued inconclusively over the question “government versus mar...

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 3: Facts and Myths about Health Care and the Health Sector

CHAPTER 3: Facts and Myths about Health Care and the Health Sector »

Source: What Macroeconomists Should Know about Health Care Policy

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Peter Heller , and William Hsiao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066182

Keywords: Health care, public health, health services, health policy, health expenditure

A. Basic Facts about the Health Sector Certain basic facts about the health sector and health care are not widely known. This section explains what macroeconomists should know on thi...