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National Health Insurance: A conceptual framework from conflicting typologies
(Elsevier Ireland Ltd, 2019)
In the path to universal health coverage, policymakers discuss different alternative health system's financing schemes. Classical typologies have been posited, including models such as National Health Service, Social Health ...
Health insurance scheme performance and effects on health and health inequalities in Chile
(Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba, 2017)
INTRODUCTION Health systems are one determinant of health; their role is to facilitate timely and equitable access to quality services. The way in which a health system is organized can profoundly affect achievement of its ...
Private health insurance and utilization of health services in Chile
(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2006)
This paper analyses the choice of private health insurance in Chile and how this relates to the utilization of health services. The results show the importance of some demographics on the insurance decision, particularly ...
Choosing health insurance in a dual health care system: The Chilean case
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2000)
In Chile there is a public insurance system where people contribute a fixed percentage of their income, and also a private system where people pay a premium based on their personal characteristics. Using a large survey ...
O relacionamento entre hospitais e operadoras de planos de saúde no âmbito do Programa de Qualificação da Saúde Suplementar da ANS
In Brazilian health insurance sector, the fee-for-service model still remains the major payment method for health services, and predominates in the relationship between hospitals and private health insurance companies. ...
Impact of the Guaranteed Health Plan with a single community premium in the demand for private health insurance in Chile
In 2012, a Guaranteed Health Plan for the private health system was submitted to the Chilean National Congress, with the aim of offering a standardized flat-rate health-care plan. This paper evaluates the impact that the ...
Minimum coverage regulation in insurance markets
We study the consequences of imposing a minimum coverage in an insurance market where enrollment is mandatory and agents have private information on their true risk type. If the regulation is not too stringent, the equilibrium ...
Collusion among Health Insurers in Chile: Good, Bad, and Ugly Reasons in a Split Decision
(Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015)