Welfare, Choice and Solidarity in Transition: Reforming the Health Sector in Eastern Europe by Janos Kornai, Karen Eggleston | | 9780521159371 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521159377

ISBN-13: 9780521159371

Pub. Date: 12/09/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

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

Part I. Points of Departure: 1. The general principles of reform; 2. The characteristics of the health sector; 3. Some international experiences; 4. The health sector in Eastern Europe: the initial state; Part II. Guidelines for Reform: 5. The demand side: financing, benefits, and organization of insurance; 6. The supply side: delivery system ownership, organization, and contracting; 7. The interaction of supply and demand: pricing, payment, hard budget constraints, and overall health-sector development; 8. Concluding remarks.

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