Welfare, Choice and Solidarity in Transition: Reforming the Health Sector in Eastern Europe

Welfare, Choice and Solidarity in Transition: Reforming the Health Sector in Eastern Europe

by Janos Kornai, Karen Eggleston
     
 

Two scholars offer health sector reform recommendations for ten countries of Eastern Europe.See more details below

Overview

Two scholars offer health sector reform recommendations for ten countries of Eastern Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521159371
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/09/2010
Series:
Federico Caffe Lectures Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2The general principles of reform13
3The characteristics of the health sector47
4Some international experiences100
5The health sector in Eastern Europe: the initial state135
6The demand side: financing, benefits, and organization of insurance191
7The supply side: delivery-system ownership, organization, and contracting262
8The interaction of supply and demand: pricing, payment, hard budget constraints, and overall health-sector development275
9Concluding remarks323
References343
Index360

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