Privatisation in European health care
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Privatisation in European health care a comparative analysis in eight countries

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Published by Elsevier gezondheidszorg in Maarssen .
Written in English

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StatementHans Maarse (editor).
LC ClassificationsRA
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20814853M
ISBN 109035227034

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Healthcare Privatization and International Funding Organizations • “In systems where both financing and delivery of care is a public responsibility, efforts to distinguish the roles of health-care payers and providers, so as to allow markets to function and generate efficiencies from competition, have proved generally effective” OECD. privatisation in European countries • In his study of privatisation in 8 European countries, Hans Maarse recognized the need for future research about the effect on access to care. • Similarly, Tit Albreht analyzed privatisation processes in Europe, and noted the risk to access and equity. The Creeping Privatisation of Health Care in the European Union (6 June ) A new briefing paper of Corporate Europe on the Creeping Privatisation of Health Care in the European Union provides detailed insight in the political and market mechanisms that increase health inequalities and lead to .   The book identifies different national characteristics in terms of the motivation to privatise, the scale of privatization and its consequences. In the opening chapters there is a detailed overview of the theoretical economic issues involved in privatisation and an assessment of privatization .

The rising wave of privatisation damages healthcare in Europe. DISCLAIMER: All opinions in this column reflect the views of the author(s), (PPPs) in health and social care – through.   Bain and Cinven's deal is indicative of a healthcare sector that is attracting increasing private investor interest. PE backers were involved in healthcare deals in Europe last year, per the PitchBook Platform, up from in And while transaction numbers so far in look likely to not quite reach those heights, capital invested. Healthcare in Europe is provided through a wide range of different systems run at individual national levels. Most European countries have a system of tightly regulated, competing private health insurance companies, with government subsidies available for citizens who cannot afford coverage.   Consequentially, we can see a widening social disparity in health. Once the State doesn’t offers enough public healthcare and the private sector grows, the poorest layers of society are left with a lack of necessary care for human life, since they can’t afford private care and are orphans of the care that governments have pledged to offer.

  Health Policy, 14 () Elsevier HPE Privatisation in health care: motives and policies* Richard Janssen and Jan van der Made Department of Health Economics, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands concepts, Accepted 4 January Summary Over the last decade privatisation has been used frequently as a policy instrument to reduce the financial . 1. Health Policy. May;14(3) Privatisation in health care: concepts, motives and policies. Janssen R(1), van der Made J. Author information: (1)Department of Health Economics, University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands. Over the last decade privatisation has been used frequently as a policy instrument to reduce the financial burden of the public sector. health care services in countries where private health care is on the peak of its development. No acceptable solution is proposed nowadays. Most usually these solutions are not accepted for political reasons, however. This paper will try to examine the existing patterns of health care and specifically health. Privatization in western Europe has been mainly driven by fiscal conditions and by the positive outlook in financial markets. The process has also been shaped by political preferences and institutional constraints, as partisan politics and constitutional rules affected privatization choices.