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  • 20-February-2009

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    OECD Health Working Paper No. 42 - Policies for Healthy Ageing: An Overview

    This paper reviews policies in the area of healthy ageing. It begins by defining health ageing and related concepts, such as active ageing. The paper then groups healthy ageing policies under four types and describes their programmes for improving the health status of older people.

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  • 30-January-2009

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    Strategic options to finance pensions and healthcare in a rapidly ageing world

    Policy makers are now facing the challenge of providing a short-term response to the crisis without losing sight of the longer-term structural reforms needed to put pension and healthcare systems on a solid footing in light of population ageing. According to Mr. Gurría, we need pension funds to be more transparent and better regulated but we also need structural reforms in the public pension policies and health care systems.

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  • 21-October-2008

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    Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies in Germany

    This paper (Health Working Paper No. 39) describes pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement policies in Germany, considering them in the broader environment in which they operate, and assesses their impact on the achievement of a number of policy goals.

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  • 27-February-2007

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    Facing the Future: Korea's Family, Pension and Health Policy Challenges

    This summary study looks at existing Korean family, health and pension policies from an international perspective and considers them in view of the emerging policy challenges in Korea. It was presented at a policy forum on Low fertility and Ageing Society, in September 2006 in Seoul.

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  • 3-April-2006

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    Efficiency of Health Care Delivery: Co-ordination of Care

    Work in the area of efficiency is currently focusing on coordination-of-care policies as a tool for improving cost and quality outcomes. The study will cover the OECD countries and non-OECD countries that are members or prospective members of the European Union.

  • 25-November-2004

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    OECD Study on Private Health Insurance

    The OECD Study on Private Health Insurance was completed between 2001 and 2004, and assessed the role that private health insurance (PHI) plays in OECD member countries. This page lists all reports released as part of the study.

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  • 17-November-2004

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    Private Health Insurance in OECD Countries - The OECD Health Project

    What is the impact of private health insurance on health systems? This report provides the first-ever comparative analysis of the role

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  • 19-October-2004

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    Towards High-Performing Health Systems: Policy Studies

    This volume contains a selection of the policy studies constituting the OECD Health Project.

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  • 19-May-2004

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  • 4-March-2004

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    Long-Term Care for Older People: OECD study (2001-2004)

    This project was one component of the OECD Health Project . It sets out the main trends in long-term care expenditures and services and evaluates recent policy developments in 19 OECD countries.

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