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Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: Results from the World Health Survey

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  • Wagner, Anita K.
  • Graves, Amy Johnson
  • Reiss, Sheila K.
  • LeCates, Robert
  • Zhang, Fang
  • Ross-Degnan, Dennis

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We assessed the contribution of health insurance and a functioning public sector to access to care and medicines and household economic burden.

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  • Wagner, Anita K. & Graves, Amy Johnson & Reiss, Sheila K. & LeCates, Robert & Zhang, Fang & Ross-Degnan, Dennis, 2011. "Access to care and medicines, burden of health care expenditures, and risk protection: Results from the World Health Survey," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 100(2), pages 151-158.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:100:y:2011:i:2:p:151-158 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2010.08.004
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    1. Faden, Laura & Vialle-Valentin, Catherine & Ross-Degnan, Dennis & Wagner, Anita, 2011. "Active pharmaceutical management strategies of health insurance systems to improve cost-effective use of medicines in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review of current evidence," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 100(2), pages 134-143.
    2. El-Sayed, Abdulrahman M. & Palma, Anton & Freedman, Lynn P. & Kruk, Margaret E., 2015. "Does health insurance mitigate inequities in non-communicable disease treatment? Evidence from 48 low- and middle-income countries," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 119(9), pages 1164-1175.
    3. repec:eee:hepoli:v:121:y:2017:i:5:p:481-494 is not listed on IDEAS
    4. Victoria Fan and William Savedoff, 2014. "The Health Financing Transition: A Conceptual Framework and Empirical Evidence - Working Paper 358," Working Papers 358, Center for Global Development.
    5. Fan, Victoria Y. & Savedoff, William D., 2014. "The health financing transition: A conceptual framework and empirical evidence," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 112-121.

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