Budgeting and public expenditures

6th Meeting of the OECD DELSA-GOV Joint Network on Fiscal Sustainability of Health Systems, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, 18-19 September 2017


6th Meeting of the OECD DELSA-GOV Joint Network on

Fiscal Sustainability of Health Systems

Sustaining health and social care systems in ageing societies

OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France

18-19 September, 2017

Chair: Geert Van Maanen, Former Secretary General of Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports, and Former Secretary General of Ministry of Finance, Netherlands


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Monday 18 September, 2017

Welcome by Chair and OECD Secretariat

Delegates introductions

SESSION 1:  Ageing: Fiscal Implications and Policy Responses

Presentations by:

  • Chris James, OECD Secretariat
  • John Beard, Director, Department of Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization
  • Mirko Licchetta, Economic Advisor, Office for Budget Responsibility, United Kingdom
  • Christian Lorenz, Advisor on Financing LTC, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany

SESSION 2:  Long-Term Care: Integrating Health and Social Care

Presentations by:

  • Tim Muir, OECD Secretariat
  • Eva Zver, Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development, Slovenia
  • Albert Veraart, Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports, Netherlands

SESSION 3:  Measuring and Improving Productivity in the Health Sector

Presentations by:

  • Ivor Beazley, OECD Secretariat
  • Peter Smith, Emeritus Professor, Imperial College Business School, United Kingdom

Small groups discussions.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

SESSION 3   .../ Cont'd

Reports from the 3 discussion groups.

SESSION 4: A Look into the Future. Advanced Health Technologies and their Budgetary Implications

Presentations by:

  • Valérie Paris, OECD Secretariat

Panel discussion with perspectives from

  • Jo De Cock, CEO, National Institute of Health and Disability Insurance, Belgium
  • Thomas Baardseng , Department of Budgetary and Financial Affairs, Ministry of Health and Care Services, Norway
  • Vadim Perman, Budgeting Planning and Pricing Division, Ministry of Health, Israel 

SESSION 5: The OECD Joint Network: Recent OECD Analyses & Future Work Programme 

Presentation by:

  • Ana Maria Ruiz Rivadeneira, OECD Secretariat


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