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Health insurance for universal health coverage in Korea

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Frame of Image tional Univ., 1996-present Visiting Professor: Harvard School of Public Health (2002), London School of Economics (2002), Univ. of Toronto (2006)
Committee Member: WHO Alliance for Health Policy and System Research, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Short-term Consultant (WHO, World Bank, ADB, GIZ): Algeria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda, and Vietnam
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Development of Health Insurance in Korea
Lessons from Korea
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Future Challenges
Kwon: H Insurance Korea
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I. Development of Health Insurance in Korea
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1. Extension of Population Coverage in
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Incremental Approach
In 1977, firms with > 500 employees In 1979, public employees and teachers and firms with > 300 employees Pilot programs for the self employed In 1988, all rural self-employed In 1989, all urban self-employed (Universal Coverage of population)
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Population Coverage of Health Insurance
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Economic and Health Indicators in Korea
1977
GDP per capita (in USD) Life expectancy Mortality (per 100,000 persons) Infant mortality (per 1,000 births) No. of physicians per 10,000 persons No. of beds per 10,000 persons No. of physician visits per capita No. of admissions per capita No. of hospital days per admission 1,042 64.8 690
1989
5,430 71 542.3 12 8 30 6.2 0.06 (1990) 14
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Title Health insurance for universal health coverage in Korea
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Kwon, Soonman

Publisher

[Seoul]:Seoul National University

Date 2015-06
Series Title; No Mid-Career Training Program for IAS Officers: Korea Study Tour
Pages 55
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Social Welfare
Holding SNU; KDI School