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a| Docteur, Elizabeth, e| author
a| Health-Care Systems h| [electronic resource] : b| Lessons from the Reform Experience / c| Elizabeth Docteur and Howard Oxley.
a| Paris : b| OECD Publishing, c| 2003.
a| 1 online resource (98 pages)
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a| OECD Health Working Papers x| 18152015 ; v| no.9
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a| This study presents a broad overview of health-system reforms in OECD countries over the past several decades. Reforms are assessed according to their impact on the following policy goals: ensuring access to needed health-care services; improving the quality of health care and its outcomes; allocating an "appropriate" level of pubic sector and economy-wide resources to health care (macroeconomic efficiency); and ensuring that services are provided in a cost-efficient and cost-effective manner (microeconomic efficiency).While nearly all OECD countries have achieved universal coverage of health-care risks, initiatives to address persistent disparities in access are now being undertaken in a number of countries. In light of new evidence of serious problems with health-care quality, many countries have recently introduced reforms intended to improve this, but it is too soon to generalise as to the relative effects of alternative approaches. A variety of instruments aimed at ...This paper is also published under OECD Economics Department Working Papers Series.
a| Title from title screen (viewed May 1, 2017).
a| Social Issues/Migration/Health.
a| Oxley, Howard.
a| SourceOECD (Online Service)
a| OECD Health Working Papers x| 18152015 ; v| no.9.
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