National health care financing policy.

by Zambia.

Publisher: Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Health, Directorate of Planning and Development in [Lusaka]

Written in English
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ContributionsZambia. Ministry of Health. Directorate of Planning and Development.
LC ClassificationsRA410.55.Z33 Z35 1997a
The Physical Object
Pagination10 leaves ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL526994M
LC Control Number98980996

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HPP has developed a framework to measure each country’s. efficiency for health system financing, something to which we return subsequently. Sources of information on health system financing The national government's total budget and the part allocated to health are both usually public information and can be used to evaluate the government commitment to health in total amount as.

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The book is a comprehensive assessment of health financing in the Republic of Gabon. The book reviews the health financing situation in light of the government’s introduction of a national health insurance program and its.

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This page serves as an archive of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Health Care Financing Review (HCFR) journal. The HCFR was released from and with the goal of presenting information and analyses on a broad range of health care financing and delivery issues to improve the understanding of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs and the U.S.

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