The OECD Health Project Private Health Insurance in OECD Countries: Introduction
Abstract:This chapter provides an introduction to this report. It explains why OECD has undertaken a study on private health insurance, and the policy relevance of the analysis. It also illustrates the analytical framework underpinning all chapters. This framework applies both to the review of private health insurance markets, and to the analysis of their impact on health system performance. The chapter also describes the methodology adopted, as well as the sources of information that were gathered. It finally explains how the report is structured.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2004-11-01