Health Care Spending Issues in Advanced Economies

 
Author/Editor: Eva Jenkner ; Adam Leive
 
Publication Date: September 20, 2010
 
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Summary: This technical note analyzes the health care spending issues in advanced economies. Both public and total health spending have increased substantially in advanced countries. Total health spending increased by more than 6 percentage points of GDP in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries between 1970 and 2007. This note examines the recent trends in health care spending in advanced countries. It discusses the main challenges for advanced countries over the medium term. Policy options for containing health care costs are also described.
 
Series: Technical Notes and Manuals No. 2010/16
Frequency: Monthly

 
English
Publication Date: September 20, 2010
ISBN/ISSN: 9781462369713/2075-8669 Format: Paper
Stock No: TNMEA2010016 Pages: 22
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English
Publication Date: September 20, 2010
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-61635-050-5 / 2075-8669 Format: A web quality merged PDF
Stock No: TNMET2010016 Pages: 22
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