publication . Master thesis . 2008

Private sector in public health care systems

Matějusová, Lenka;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
This master thesis is trying to describe the situation of private sector in public health care systems. As a private sector we understand patients, private health insurance companies and private health care providers. The focus is placed on private health care providers, especially in ambulatory treatment. At first there is a definition of health as a main determinant of a health care systems, definition of public and private sectors in health care systems and the difficulties at the market of health care, including externalities, inperfect information and elasticity of supply and demand at this market. There is also the problem of financing health care as a mix...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Ambulatory treatment; Ambulantní sféra; Healt care systems; Public and private expanditures in healt care system; Zdravotnické systémy; Veřejné zdravotnictví; Public health care system; Veřejné a soukromé výdaje do zdravotnictví
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