A global overview of health insurance administrative costs: what are the reasons for variations found?
AbstractAdministrative costs are an important spending category in total health insurance expenditure. Yet, they have rarely been a topic outside the US and there is no cross-country comparison available. This paper provides a global overview and analysis of administrative costs for social security schemes (SSS) and private health insurance schemes (PHI).
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.
Volume (Year): 102 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Health insurance; Administrative costs; Administrative efficiency;
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