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Frame of Image are delivery • Compulsory designation by NHI
• No selective contracting • Almost free choice of providers • Lacking a strong community-based primary-care system
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T h e Korean Health Insurance System as A Part of The Social Security System
Social Security System
Social Insurance
Public Assistance
Social Welfare Service
Health, LongTerm Care
Basic Livelihood Protection
Elderly
Pe n s i o n
Medical Aid
Disabled
Unemployment
Children
Industrial Accident Compensation
Women
Source: National Health Insurance Service (NHIS)
Population Health Coverage
(Unit: 1,000 persons, %)
3 4, 1 0 6 (68.7) 15,556 (28.4)
Employees National Health Insurance Total Population 51,169 Medical Aid Self-employed
1,507 (2.9)
(NHIS Statistical Yearbook, 2013)
Cost & Quality
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High quality, but relatively inexpensive system. Life Expectancy = 79.8 yrs (2014) Total Health Expenditure as a % of GDP = 7.8% (2013)
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T o t a l Health Expenditure as a % of GDP for OECD Countries
Source: OECD Health Data 2012
Life Expectancy of Korea
90 Men Women Average 84.1 80 74 70 70 65.9 65.8 60 61.8
Source: OECD Health Data, 2016
84.5 81.1
85.5 82.2
75 71
75.5
77.4
79.6 76 77.2
80.7 77.7
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69.9 66.8
67.3
71.4 69.6
73.5 72.3
50 1980 1987 1989 1990 1995 2000 2010 2011 2014
HEALTH CARE FINANCING
Contributions (Premium Setting)
Source: National Health Insurance Corporation
National Health Insurance Copayment Structures
Inpatient
20% of total health care costs
Outpatient
30%~60%, depending on type of health care providers
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Title Health care system in Korea
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Kim, Tae Hyun

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Sejong, South Korea : KDI School of Public Policy and Management

Date 2017-08
Event

2017 Induction Training Program for IAS Officers

Pages 46
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pptx
Subject Social Development < Health
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management
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