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Slovenian Civil Registration and Unique Identification Number System for Universal Health Coverage : A Case Study (English)

A health protection system based on social health insurance has had a long tradition in Slovenia. Several forms of health insurance schemes were implemented from 1896 until 1992, when health care reform legislation was passed, establishing compulsory health insurance (CHI). ... See More +

Working Paper 142547 AUG 01, 2019

Zorko Kodelja,Martina; Mills,Samuel Lantei Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project - P106735 (English)

The development objective of the Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project for Argentina are to: (a) increase utilization and quality of key health services for the uninsured target population; and (b) improve institutional management by strengthening the incentives for results in Participating Provinces and among Authorized Providers. ... See More +

Project Paper RES33878 SEP 20, 2018

Rajkumar,Andrew Sunil Disclosed

How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)

In 1999, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enacted a law that compels private employers to covernon-Saudi employees with health insurance. In the 16 years that followed, the health sector inthe Kingdom has seen a dramatic shift in how services are provided and paid for, and the changecontinues at an accelerated speed. ... See More +

Journal Article 113002 JAN 31, 2017

Al-Mazrou,Yagoub; Al-Ghaith,Taghreed; Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah Disclosed

Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)

This special issue examines government efforts that have been adopted since 2011 to address imminent health system challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Journal Article 112998 JAN 31, 2017

Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Rabie,Tamer Samah; Pande,Aakanksha Disclosed

Detecting diseases with personalized radiology : Alliar - a highly productive business model benefits millions of patients in Brazil - case study (English)

For a year and a half, Adeni appealed to three hospitals in Salvador—without success. She approached the private health system, but couldn’t afford the amount charged, of about R$1,400 (US$415).2 She did not have private health insurance and was reliant on the public health system, just like 75 percent of all Brazilians. ... See More +

Working Paper 109538 JUL 01, 2016

Casanova,Ann Marie; Cleaton-Jones,Ioan; Crentsil,Leticia D.; Dalton,Charles William; Tugumi,Erika Kanashiro; Mccahan,Christopher M.; Sterlin,Elena J. Disclosed

Encouraging health insurance for the informal sector : a cluster randomized trial (English)

Subsidized voluntary enrollment in government-run health insurance schemes is often proposed as a way of increasing coverage among informal sector workers and their families. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6910 JUN 01, 2014

Balesd, Sarah; Dao, Huyen; Nguyen,Ha Thi Hong; Wagstaff,Robert Adam Stephen Disclosed

Private voluntary health insurance : consumer protection and prudential regulation (English)

Health care expenditures can be financed through a mix of public resources and private spending. Private spending is a much larger share of total health spending in low- and middle-income countries than in higher income countries. ... See More +

Publication 68964 JAN 01, 2012

Brunner, Greg; Gottret, Pablo; Hansl, Birgit; Kalavakonda, Vijayasekar; Nagpal, Somil; Tapay, Nicole Disclosed

Nigeria - Pre-paid Health Scheme Pilot in Nigeria : P104405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR5339 DEC 27, 2011

Assah,Fatou C. Disclosed

Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality (English)

This Results Profile talks about expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality health care in Georgia. The government of Georgia strived to improve the performance of the health system. ... See More +

Brief 97314 SEP 15, 2010

French, Spanish Disclosed

Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality : Géorgie - Élargir la couverture de l’assurance santé et l’accès à des soins de santé de qualité (French)

This Results Profile talks about expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality health care in Georgia. The government of Georgia strived to improve the performance of the health system. ... See More +

Brief 97314 SEP 15, 2010

English, Spanish Disclosed

Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality : Georgia - Ampliación de la cobertura del seguro médico y acceso a atención de salud de calidad (Spanish)

This Results Profile talks about expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality health care in Georgia. The government of Georgia strived to improve the performance of the health system. ... See More +

Brief 97314 SEP 15, 2010

English, French Disclosed

Global marketplace for private health insurance : strength in numbers (English)

The development challenges of addressing health problems in low- and middle-income countries are daunting but not insurmountable. There are now known and affordable interventions to deal with many aspects of the HIV/AIDS crisis as well as the continued challenge posed by malaria and other major infectious diseases. ... See More +

Publication 51832 NOV 18, 2009

Preker, Alexander S.; Zweifel, Peter; Schellekens, Onno P.; Disclosed

Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 51523 NOV 05, 2009

Disclosed

Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 49529 JUL 10, 2009

Disclosed

Insurance accrual accounting (English)

All companies, no matter which industry they operate in, need to prepare financial statements consisting of a profit and loss account, a balance sheet, funds flow statement and notes to the accounts. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 62504 MAY 20, 2009

Reichert, Oliver Disclosed

Cross-border purchases of health services : a case study on Austria and Hungary (English)

This paper explores the structure of cross-border health purchasing between Austria and Hungary and determines the size of this phenomenon as well as the barriers to a further increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4825 JAN 01, 2009

Obermaier, Andreas J. Disclosed

Analyzing changes in health financing arrangements in high-income countries : a comprehensive framework approach (English)

This review is one in a series of analytic efforts designed to inform the policy debate related to health financing. The authors review evidence on health financing arrangements in high income countries as well as reforms over the last 30 years and to identify key policy lessons from this experience for low and middle income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 39913 FEB 01, 2007

Busse, Reinhard; Schreyogg, Jonas; Gericke, Christian Disclosed

Private voluntary health insurance in development : friend or foe? (English)

This volume presents findings of a World Bank review of the existing and potential role of private voluntary health insurance in low- and middle-income countries and is the third volume in a series of reviews of health care financing. ... See More +

Publication 38281 JAN 01, 2007

Preker, Alexander S.[editor]; Sheffler, Richard M.[editor]; Bassett, Mark C.[editor] Disclosed

Health financing revisited: a practitioner's guide (English)

This overview of health financing tools, policies and trends--with a particular focus on challenges facing developing countries--provides the basis for effective policy-making. ... See More +

Publication 37091 JUN 01, 2006

Gottret, Pablo; Schieber, George French, Spanish Disclosed

World Bank : Health systems development (April 2006) (English)

Each issue of this newsletter includes the following sections: Leadership Forum, Featured Reading, Event, Bulletin Board, Archives and information on newsletter subscription. ... See More +

Newsletter 121258 APR 01, 2006

Stevens, Simon Disclosed

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Slovenian Civil Registration and Unique Identification Number System for Universal Health Coverage : A Case Study (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 142547 Working Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Provincial Public Health Insurance Development Project - P106735 (English)
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SEP 20, 2018 RES33878 Project Paper
How labor laws can transform health systems the case of Saudi Arabia (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113002 Journal Article
Health sector reform in the Middle East and North Africa : prospects and experiences (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 112998 Journal Article
Detecting diseases with personalized radiology : Alliar - a highly productive business model benefits millions of patients in Brazil - case study (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 109538 Working Paper
Encouraging health insurance for the informal sector : a cluster randomized trial (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6910 Policy Research Working Paper
Private voluntary health insurance : consumer protection and prudential regulation (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68964 Publication
Nigeria - Pre-paid Health Scheme Pilot in Nigeria : P104405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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DEC 27, 2011 ISR5339 Implementation Status and Results Report
Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality (English)
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SEP 15, 2010 97314 Brief French, Spanish
Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality : Géorgie - Élargir la couverture de l’assurance santé et l’accès à des soins de santé de qualité (French)
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SEP 15, 2010 97314 Brief English, Spanish
Georgia - Expanding health insurance coverage and access to quality : Georgia - Ampliación de la cobertura del seguro médico y acceso a atención de salud de calidad (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2010 97314 Brief English, French
Global marketplace for private health insurance : strength in numbers (English)
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NOV 18, 2009 51832 Publication
Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 05, 2009 51523 Procurement Plan
Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 10, 2009 49529 Procurement Plan
Insurance accrual accounting (English)
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MAY 20, 2009 62504 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Cross-border purchases of health services : a case study on Austria and Hungary (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 WPS4825 Policy Research Working Paper
Analyzing changes in health financing arrangements in high-income countries : a comprehensive framework approach (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 39913 Working Paper
Private voluntary health insurance in development : friend or foe? (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 38281 Publication
Health financing revisited: a practitioner's guide (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37091 Publication French, Spanish
World Bank : Health systems development (April 2006) (English)
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APR 01, 2006 121258 Newsletter