The OECD Health Project Private Health Insurance in OECD Countries: Conclusions and Policy Lessons
Abstract:This final chapter summarises the main findings of this report. It focuses, in particular, upon policy lessons arising from the analysis of the impact of private health insurance on health system, including policy objectives such as equity and access, responsiveness and choice, quality of care, cost control and cost efficiency. This chapter also highlights useful practices that can help policy makers ensure that PHI markets make a positive contribution to the performance of health systems.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2004-11-01