The Italian Servizio Sanitario Nazionale: a renewing tale of lost promises
AbstractAfter a brief institutional history of the Italian NHS, I discuss the results in terms of efficiency and equity of about thirty years of a public health care system covering a wide range of services. Finally, I present the issues in the current policy debate and the liklely long-run impact of population ageing.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Former Department of Economics and Public Finance "G. Prato", University of Torino in its series Working papers with number 21.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2011
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Italian NHS; health policy;
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- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-07-13 (All new papers)
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