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THE IMPACT OF OUT-OF-POCKET PAYMENTS IN HEALTH CARE ON FAMILY BUDGETS
THE IMPACT OF OUT-OF-POCKET PAYMENTS IN HEALTH CARE ON FAMILY BUDGETS

Author(s): Veronika Krůtilová
Subject(s): Welfare systems, Health and medicine and law
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: health care financing; out-of-pocket payment; user fee; household of pensioners;
Summary/Abstract: This paper focuses on the impact of out-of-pocket payments in health care on family budgets. The objective of the paper is to prove the thesis whether the out-of-pocket financing of health care is regressive in the Czech Republic and how it changed after the user fees implementation in 2008.

  • Page Range: 194-199
  • Page Count: 6
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Language: English