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Expansion of health insurance in the Philippines : evidence from panel data (English)

In December 2012, the government of the Philippines passed the Sin Tax Law (RA 10351) which restructured and raised tobacco and alcohol taxes, while earmarking 85 percent of the incremental revenues for health. ... See More +

Working Paper 116647 MAR 01, 2017

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Capuno,Joseph; Kraft,Aleli; Poco,Louis; Quimbo,Stella; Antonio Tan, Jr. Carlos Disclosed

Awareness of health insurance benefits in the Philippines : what do people know and how? (English)

In recent years, the Philippines has seen a rapid expansion of health insurance coverage, especially among the poor. In particular, the implementation of the 2012 Sin Tax Law, which increased tobacco and alcohol excise tax and earmarked most of the incremental revenues for PhilHealth premium subsidies for indigent households, contributed to an increase in the number of families receiving government-subsidized health insurance from 5.2 million to 15.3 million poor families and senior citizens between 2012 and 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 116646 MAR 01, 2017

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Capuno,Joseph; Kraft,Aleli; Poco,Louis; Quimbo,Stella; Antonio Tan, Jr.,Carlos Disclosed

Sin tax reform in the Philippines : transforming public finance, health, and governance for more inclusive development (English)

Excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol products can be an effective instrument for promoting public healththrough curbing smoking and excessive drinking, while raising significant revenues for developmentpriorities. ... See More +

Publication 106777 JUL 26, 2016

Kaiser,Kai-Alexander; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Iglesias,Roberto Magno Disclosed

Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia (English)

As countries in Asia converge on the goal of universal health coverage (UHC), some common challenges are emerging. One is how to ensure coverage of the informal sector so as to make UHC truly universal; a second is how to design a benefit package that is responsive and appropriate to current health challenges, yet fiscally sustainable; and a third is how to ensure ‘supply-side readiness’, i.e. the availability and quality of services, which is a necessary condition for translating coverage into improvements in health outcomes. ... See More +

Journal Article 100214 JUL 21, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Evans,Timothy Grant; Lagrada, Leizel; Langenbrunner,John C.; Nachuk,Stefan; Palu,Toomas Disclosed

Performance-based financing toolkit : Manual de pago por desempeño (Spanish,English)

This toolkit addresses the questions what and why, while focusing on the answer to how it can be done. The toolkit is pervaded by answers to the first question, while explaining the "how to": the process, the planning, the design, and the implementation of performance-based financing (PBF) schemes. ... See More +

Publication 85412 JUL 21, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Fritsche,Gyorgy Bela; Meessen,Bruno; Ndizeye,Cedric; Soeters,Robert Anthony; Heteren,Godelieve Van Disclosed

Ten principles of effective tobacco tax policy (English)

This brief provides guidance in the design of effective tobacco tax policies in countries such as the emerging ASEAN economies, where tax administration and enforcement capacity may not be as strong as in OECD countries. ... See More +

Brief 98420 JUL 01, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Kaiser,Kai-Alexander Disclosed

Universal health coverage in the Philippines : progress on financial protection goals (English)

Providing protection against the financial risk of high out-of-pocket health spending is one of the main goals of the Philippines’ health strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7258 MAY 06, 2015

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Buisman,Leander Robert Disclosed

Adjusting to a changing world (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific economic update, the regional economic landscape has been dominated by two key developments in the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 95722 APR 01, 2015

Ahsan,Ahmad; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Ollero,Antonio M.; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Smits,Karlis; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Tandon,Ajay; Umapathi,Nithin; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Zhao,Luan; Sun,Yan Disclosed

Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17144 DEC 11, 2014

Bredenkamp,Caryn

Timor-Leste - Health resource tracking study (English)

The Timor-Leste health resource tracking study was undertaken in order to improve the flow of critical cash and in-kind resources to districts and health centers by identifying, and proposing how to relieve, the most critical impediments in the public financial management (PFM) cycle. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS4291 SEP 01, 2014

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Nixon,Hamish Antony David Disclosed

Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)

This paper uses a common household survey instrument and a common set of imputation assumptions to estimate the pro-poorness of government health expenditure across 69 countries at all levels of income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7044 SEP 01, 2014

Wagstaff, Adam; Bilger, Marcel; Buisman, Leander R.; Bredenkamp, Caryn Disclosed

Performance-based financing toolkit : Boîte à outils : financement basé sur la performance (French)

This toolkit addresses the questions what and why, while focusing on the answer to how it can be done. The toolkit is pervaded by answers to the first question, while explaining the "how to": the process, the planning, the design, and the implementation of performance-based financing (PBF) schemes. ... See More +

Publication 85412 AUG 11, 2014

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Fritsche,Gyorgy Bela; Meessen,Bruno; Ndizeye,Cedric; Soeters,Robert Anthony; Heteren,Godelieve Van English Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 29 (2) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to nonspecialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 113057 AUG 01, 2014

Wagstaff,Adam; Bredenkamp,Caryn; R. Buisman,Leander; Dercon,Stefan; Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; C. Rosati,Furio; Hasnain,Zahid; Manning,Nick; Pierskalla,Jan Henryk Disclosed

Progress on global health goals : are the poor being left behind? (English)

The authors examine differential progress on health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) between the poor and the better off within countries. Their findings are based on an original analysis of 235 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) surveys spanning 64 developing countries over the 1990–2011 period. ... See More +

Journal Article 112518 AUG 01, 2014

Wagstaff,Adam; Bredenkamp,Caryn; R. Buisman,Leander Disclosed

Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR14201 JUN 25, 2014

Bredenkamp,Caryn

Progress toward the health MDGs : are the poor being left behind ? (English)

This paper looks at differential progress on the health Millennium Development Goals between the poor and better-off within countries. The findings are based on original analysis of 235 Demographic and Health Surveys and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, spanning 64 developing countries over the period 1990-2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6894 MAY 01, 2014

Wagstaff, Adam; Bredenkamp, Caryn; Buisman, Leander R. Disclosed

Performance-based financing toolkit (English)

This toolkit addresses the questions what and why, while focusing on the answer to how it can be done. The toolkit is pervaded by answers to the first question, while explaining the "how to": the process, the planning, the design, and the implementation of performance-based financing (PBF) schemes. ... See More +

Publication 85412 FEB 01, 2014

Bredenkamp,Caryn; Fritsche,Gyorgy Bela; Meessen,Bruno; Ndizeye,Cedric; Soeters,Robert Anthony; Heteren,Godelieve Van French Disclosed

Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR11963 OCT 08, 2013

Bredenkamp,Caryn

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Expansion of health insurance in the Philippines : evidence from panel data (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116647 Working Paper
Awareness of health insurance benefits in the Philippines : what do people know and how? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 116646 Working Paper
Sin tax reform in the Philippines : transforming public finance, health, and governance for more inclusive development (English)
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JUL 26, 2016 106777 Publication
Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 100214 Journal Article
Performance-based financing toolkit : Manual de pago por desempeño (Spanish,English)
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JUL 21, 2015 85412 Publication
Ten principles of effective tobacco tax policy (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98420 Brief
Universal health coverage in the Philippines : progress on financial protection goals (English)
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MAY 06, 2015 WPS7258 Policy Research Working Paper
Adjusting to a changing world (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95722 Working Paper
Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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DEC 11, 2014 ISR17144 Implementation Status and Results Report
Timor-Leste - Health resource tracking study (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 AUS4291 Working Paper
Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7044 Policy Research Working Paper
Performance-based financing toolkit : Boîte à outils : financement basé sur la performance (French)
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AUG 11, 2014 85412 Publication English
The World Bank research observer 29 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 113057 Publication
Progress on global health goals : are the poor being left behind? (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 112518 Journal Article
Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 ISR14201 Implementation Status and Results Report
Philippines - Operationalizing Institutional Mechanisms for Performance Accountability in the Philippines Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth : P125479 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JUN 04, 2014 ISR14477 Implementation Status and Results Report
Progress toward the health MDGs : are the poor being left behind ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6894 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Operationalizing Institutional Mechanisms for Performance Accountability in the Philippines Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth : P125479 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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FEB 21, 2014 ISR12082 Implementation Status and Results Report
Performance-based financing toolkit (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85412 Publication French
Philippines - Philippines Public Health : P115184 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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OCT 08, 2013 ISR11963 Implementation Status and Results Report