Health Insurance: Issues, Challenges and Perspectives

Edvard Abrahamsen (Editor)
Aasta Fagerland (Editor)

Series: Health Care Issues, Costs and Access, Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: BUS033040



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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the issues and challenges of health care insurance from across the globe. Topics discussed in this compilation include the assessment of the efficiency of hospitals in Botswana; the public long-term care insurance system in Japan; an examination of service delivery when there is an integration of health insurance and care provisions; estimating the total health expenditure on households by sources of financing and providers in Gambia; and social and private insurance systems in The Netherlands. (Imprint: Nova)


Republic of Gambia National Health Accounts: 2002-2004
(Sekou Omar Touray, Joses Muthuri Kirigia, Eyob Zere, Momodou K. Cham, Ceesay Momodou, J. Bukhari Sillah, Mamat Cham, Department of State for Health and Social Welfare, Banjul, The Gambia, and others)

Changes in Insurance Status of Cohort Public Mental Health Clients in Utrecht after the Introduction of a New Health Insurance System: The Impact of Intensified Case Management
(R.B.J. Smit, A.P.L. van Bergen, E.J.C. van Ameijden, Municipal Health Service Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Assessing the Efficiency of Hospitals in Botswana: An Application of the Pabón Lasso Technique
(Justice Nonvignon, Naomi Tlotlego, Eyob Zere Asbu, Eugene Appiah Nyarko, Joses Muthuri Kirigia, Luis Gomes Sambo, University of Ghana, School of Public Health, Legon, Ghana, and others)

Public Long-Term Care Insurance System in Japan
(Masakazu Washio, Yumiko Arai, Asae Oura, Mitsuru Mori, Department of Commuity Health and Clinical Epidemiology, St. Mary’s College, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan, and others)*

Integration of Health Insurance and Care Provision: Does It Improve Service Delivery?
(Arthur Hayen, Bert R. Meijboom, Gert P. Westert, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands)*


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