Health Financing Revisited

Health Financing Revisited

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This overview of health financing tools, policies and trends--with a particular focus on challenges facing developing countries--provides the basis for effective policy-making. Analyzing the current global environment, the book discusses health financing goals in the context of both the underlying health, demographic, social, economic, political and demographic analytics as well as the institutional realities faced by developing countries, and assesses policy options in the context of global evidence, the international aid architecture, cross-sectoral interactions, and countries' macroeconomic frameworks and overall development plans.A Practitionera#39;s Guide Pablo Enrique Gottret, George Schieber. Payments. for. health. care. Moreover, the debate never takes into account that a large portion of the user payments made at the facility level are informal or under the table, such as in ... Most of the debate has focused on required direct payments by households to providers for publicly provided health services. ... A third user payment consists of the costs that the patient and his or her accompanying relatives or friends incuranbsp;...

Title:Health Financing Revisited
Author:Pablo Enrique Gottret, George Schieber
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2006-01-01


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