Health services financing in Greece: a role for private health insurance.

@article{Liaropoulos1995HealthSF,
  title={Health services financing in Greece: a role for private health insurance.},
  author={Lycourgos Liaropoulos},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={1995},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={53-62}
}
Private health insurance can play a significant role in the financing and delivery of health services in relatively undeveloped health systems which suffer from limited public expenditures, resource shortages, and quality of care problems. Research results, however, indicate that private health insurance in Greece has not yet assumed that role. The rapid increase of private health insurance was the result of underfinancing by the public sector and restrictive policies for the private sector… CONTINUE READING
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