Organization and financing of the Danish health care system.

@article{Christiansen2002OrganizationAF,
  title={Organization and financing of the Danish health care system.},
  author={Terkel Christiansen},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={107-18}
}
The present paper aims at giving a short overview of the organization and financing of the Danish health care system as of 1997-1998 when the SWOT panel evaluated the system. The overview follows the triangular model of a health care system. The Danish system is characterized by being decentralized and single-funded. The hospital sector is public, and hospitals are financed and run by the counties (with only a very small private hospital sector alongside). General practitioners are private… CONTINUE READING

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