THE OECD Study on Private Health Insurance
The OECD Study on Private Health Insurance was completed between 2001 and 2004. The work was carried out jointly by the Health Division of the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and the Insurance Committee of the Directorate for Fiscal and Financial Affairs. The final report, Private Health Insurance in OECD Countries, was released in November 2004.
The role of private health insurance can vary considerably across OECD countries, due to the historical, political and market factors that have influenced the development of health systems. The study assesses the role that private health insurance (PHI) plays in OECD member countries. The main aims of the study were:
The main policy questions addressed have included:
Key publications from the OECD study on Private Health Insurance (2001-2004)
The OECD completed a three-year study on private health insurance in 2004. The following reports were released as part of the study:
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