The OECD Health Project Private Health Insurance in OECD Countries: The Role of Private Health Insurance in Mixed Systems of Health Care Funding
Abstract:This chapter describes the heterogeneity of experiences with private health insurance across OECD countries, and identifies clusters of countries where PHI presents common features and factors explaining differences in PHI markets across OECD countries. In particular, this chapter addresses the following questions: What is private health insurance? What roles does PHI play within the health financing systems of OECD countries? What are the characteristics of PHI markets...
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: November 1, 2004