Basic patterns in national health expenditure.

  title={Basic patterns in national health expenditure.},
  author={Philip Musgrove and Riadh Zeramdini and Guy J Carrin},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={80 2},
Analysed in this paper are national health accounts estimates for 191 WHO Member States for 1997, using simple comparisons and linear regressions to describe spending on health and how it is financed. The data cover all sources - out-of-pocket spending, social insurance contributions, financing from government general revenues and voluntary and employment-related private insurance - classified according to their completeness and reliability. Total health spending rises from around 2-3% of gross… CONTINUE READING
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