OECD Health Working Papers

How OECD health systems define the range of good and services to be financed collectively
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1815-2015 (en ligne)
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10.1787/18152015
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This series is designed to make available to a wider readership health studies prepared for use within the OECD. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language - English or French - with a summary in the other.
 
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  N° 90   03 nov 2016
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How OECD health systems define the range of good and services to be financed collectively
Ane Auraaen, Rie Fujisawa, Grégoire de Lagasnerie, Valérie Paris
Universal health coverage has been achieved in nearly all OECD countries, providing the population with access to a defined range of goods and services. This paper provides detailed descriptions of how countries delineate the range of benefits...
  N° 89   21 sep 2016
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The organisation of out-of-hours primary care in OECD countries
Caroline Berchet, Carol Nader
Out-of-hours (OOH) services provide urgent primary care when primary care physician (PCP) offices are closed, most often from 5pm on weekdays and all day on weekends and holidays. Based on a policy survey (covering 27 OECD countries) and the existing...
  N° 88   27 mai 2016
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Health care coverage in OECD countries in 2012
Valérie Paris, Emily Hewlett, Ane Auraaen, Jan Alexa, Lisa Simon
This paper provides a detailed description of health coverage in OECD countries in 2012. It includes information on the organisation of health coverage (residence-based vs contributory systems), on the range of benefits covered by basic health...
  N° 87   21 avr 2016
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Pharmaceutical Expenditure And Policies
Annalisa Belloni, David Morgan, Valérie Paris
Across OECD countries, pharmaceutical spending reached around USD 800 billion in 2013, accounting for about 20% of total health spending on average when pharmaceutical consumption in hospital is added to the purchase of pharmaceutical drugs in the...
  N° 86   26 nov 2015
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The Labour Market Impacts of Obesity, Smoking, Alcohol Use and Related Chronic Diseases
Marion Devaux, Franco Sassi
This paper examines the labour market impacts of lifestyle risk factors and associated chronic diseases, in terms of employment opportunities, wages, productivity, sick leave, early retirement and receipt of disability benefits. It provides a review...
  N° 85   17 fév 2016
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International Comparison of South African Private Hospital Price Levels
Luca Lorenzoni, Tomas Roubal
The health system in South Africa is unique in many ways. South Africa spends 41.8% of total health expenditures on private voluntary health insurance – more than any OECD country – but only 17% of the population – mostly high income citizens - can...
  N° 84   12 oct 2015
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Public Expenditure Projections for Health and Long-Term Care for China Until 2030
Luca Lorenzoni, David Morgan, Yuki Murakami, Chris James
In recent years, China has seen an unprecedented expansion of health insurance for its population in its quest to achieve universal health coverage. By 2011, 95% of the Chinese population was insured up from less than 50% in 2005 through public or...
  N° 83   01 août 2015
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Emergency Care Services
Caroline Berchet
Emergency departments are the front line of health care systems and play a critical role in ensuring an efficient and high-quality response for patients in stress or crisis situations. A growing demand for emergency care might however reduce...
  N° 82   08 jui 2015
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): Sweden
Pauliina Patana
Mental ill-health is a significant issue in Sweden, with both mild-to-moderate and severe disorders representing a significant burden of ill health. Mild and moderate mental health problems constitute the greatest number of cases, and such disorders...
  N° 81   08 jui 2015
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): England
Emily Hewlett, Kierran Horner
As part of a wider project on mental health in OECD countries, a series of descriptive profiles have been prepared, intended to provide descriptive, easily comprehensible, highly informative accounts of the mental health systems of OECD countries....
  N° 80   01 mai 2015
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Assessing the impacts of alcohol policies
Michele Cecchini, Marion Devaux, Franco Sassi
Alcohol policies have significant potential to curb alcohol-related harms, improve health, increase productivity, reduce crime and violence, and cut government expenditure. The WHO Global Strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol provides a menu...
  N° 79   01 mai 2015
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Alcohol consumption and harmful drinking
Marion Devaux, Franco Sassi
Harmful alcohol consumption is one of the leading causes of ill health and premature mortality worldwide. This paper illustrates trends and social disparities in alcohol consumption and harmful drinking in 20 OECD countries. Analyses are based on...
  N° 78   27 mars 2015
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Tapering payments in hospitals
Grégoire de Lagasnerie, Valérie Paris, Michael Mueller, Ankit Kumar
This study covers “tapering scale” mechanism in hospital payments, i.e. mechanisms linking unit prices to the volume of services produced. This paper begins with an overview of hospital services and hospital payment methods in OECD countries,...
  N° 77   05 sep 2014
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Wage-setting in the Hospital Sector
James Buchan, Ankit Kumar, Michael Schoenstein
This paper examines wage setting mechanisms for health workers in hospitals across eight different OECD countries. It describes similarities and differences and how fixed or fluid these approaches have been in recent years through health system...
  N° 76   01 sep 2014
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Health, Austerity and Economic Crisis
Kees van Gool, Mark Pearson
The economic crisis that started in 2008 has had a profound impact on the lives of citizens. Millions of people lost their job, saw their life-savings disappear and experienced prolonged financial hardship. The economic crisis has also led a number...
  N° 75   26 août 2014
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Comparing Hospital and Health Prices and Volumes Internationally
Francette Koechlin, Paul Konijn, Luca Lorenzoni, Paul Schreyer
Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD and Eurostat countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more...
  N° 74   07 jui 2014
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): Scotland
Alessia Forti
As part of a wider project on mental health in OECD countries, a series of descriptive profiles have been prepared, intended to provide descriptive, easily comprehensible, highly informative accounts of the mental health systems of OECD countries....
  N° 73   25 août 2014
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): Netherlands
Alessia Forti, Chris Nas, Alex van Geldrop, Gerdien Franx, Ionela Petrea, Ype van Strien, Patrick Jeurissen
As part of a wider project on mental health in OECD countries, a series of descriptive profiles have been prepared, intended to provide descriptive, easily comprehensible, highly informative accounts of the mental health systems of OECD countries....
  N° 72   10 jui 2014
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): Finland
Pauliina Patana
As part of a wider project on mental health in OECD countries, a series of descriptive profiles have been prepared, intended to provide descriptive, easily comprehensible, highly informative accounts of the mental health systems of OECD countries....
  N° 71   07 jui 2014
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Mental Health Analysis Profiles (MhAPs): Italy
Alessia Forti
As part of a wider project on mental health in OECD countries, a series of descriptive profiles have been prepared, intended to provide descriptive, easily comprehensible, highly informative accounts of the mental health systems of OECD countries....
  N° 70   12 juin 2014
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Pricing and competition in Specialist Medical Services
Ankit Kumar, Grégoire de Lagasnerie, Frederica Maiorano, Alessia Forti
Major disparities in the cost of health care have made the pricing of specialist and hospital services a contentious issue in South Africa, particularly in the private sector. To help inform policy debate, this paper profiles selected experiences on...
  N° 69   03 avr 2014
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Geographic Imbalances in Doctor Supply and Policy Responses
Tomoko Ono, Michael Schoenstein, James Buchan
Doctors are distributed unequally across different regions in virtually all OECD countries, and this causes concern about how to continue to ensure access to health services everywhere. In particular access to services in rural regions is the focus...
  N° 68   03 avr 2014
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Health Spending Continues to Stagnate in Many OECD Countries
David Morgan, Roberto Astolfi
The global economic crisis which began in 2008 has had a dramatic effect on health spending across OECD countries. Estimates of expenditure on health released back in 2012 showed that, for the first time, health spending had slowed markedly or fallen...
  N° 67   18 nov 2013
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Measuring and Comparing Health Care Waiting Times in OECD Countries
Luigi Siciliani, Valerie Moran, Michael Borowitz
Waiting times for elective (non-emergency) treatments are a key health policy concern in several OECD countries. This study describes common measures on waiting times across OECD countries from administrative data. It focuses on common elective...
  N° 66   11 déc 2013
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The Role of Fiscal Policies in Health Promotion
Franco Sassi, Annalisa Belloni, Chiara Capobianco
Taxes and other fiscal measures on health-related commodities are in widespread use. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products have been subjected to taxation for a long time in most countries. Several OECD governments have passed legislation to...
  N° 64   11 oct 2013
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Managing Hospital Volumes: Germany and Experiences from OECD Countries
Ankit Kumar, Michael Schoenstein
To help inform a conference organised by the Germany Ministry of Health (BMG) and the OECD on ‘Managing Hospital Volumes’ on the 11th April 2013, the OECD Secretariat produced this paper giving an international perspective on Germany’s situation and...
  N° 63   11 jui 2013
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Value in Pharmaceutical Pricing
Valérie Paris, Annalisa Belloni
This study analyses how 14 OECD Countries refer to “value” when making decisions on reimbursement and prices of new medicines. It details the type of outcomes considered, the perspective and methods adopted for economic evaluation when used; and the...
  N° 62   26 juin 2013
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Health Workforce Planning in OECD Countries
Tomoko Ono, Gaetan Lafortune, Michael Schoenstein
Health workforce planning aims to achieve a proper balance between the supply and demand for different categories of health workers, in both the short and longer-term. Workforce planning in the health sector is particularly important, given the time...
  N° 61   25 mars 2013
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International Variations in a Selected Number of Surgical Procedures
Klim McPherson, Giorgia Gon, Maggie Scott
This paper summarises recent international data on rates of five surgical procedures (i.e. caesarean, hysterectomy, prostatectomy, hip replacement and appendectomy) across OECD countries. It examines trends over time and compares age- and...
  N° 60   29 jan 2013
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Health Spending Growth at Zero
David Morgan, Roberto Astolfi
Health spending slowed markedly or fell in many OECD countries recently after years of continuous growth, according to OECD Health Data 2012. As a result of the global economic crisis which began in 2008, a zero rate of growth in health expenditure...
  N° 59   31 oct 2012
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A Comparative Analysis of Health Forecasting Methods
Roberto Astolfi, Luca Lorenzoni, Jillian Oderkirk
Concerns about health expenditure growth and its long-term sustainability have stimulated the development of health expenditure forecasting models in many OECD countries. This comparative analysis reviewed 25 models that were developed by, or used...
  N° 58   10 jui 2012
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Income-Related Inequalities in Health Service Utilisation in 19 OECD Countries, 2008-2009
Marion Devaux, Michael de Looper
This Working Paper examines income-related inequalities in health care service utilisation in OECD countries. It extends a previous analysis (Van Doorslaer and Masseria, 2004) to 2008-2009 for 13 countries, and adds new results for 6 countries, for...
  N° 57   30 août 2011
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The Impact of Pay Increases on Nurses' Labour Market
James Buchan, Steven Black
Nurses are usually the most numerous professionals in the healthcare workforce, and their contribution is a core component in attaining the policy objectives of improved productivity, quality of care and effectiveness in the health sector. The recent...
  N° 56   14 avr 2011
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Description of Alternative Approaches to Measure and Place a Value on Hospital Products in Seven OECD Countries
Luca Lorenzoni, Mark Pearson
This paper provides a description of the classification systems used to measure hospital services in selected OECD countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom (England), and the United States. Three classifications are...
  N° 55   31 jan 2011
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Mortality Amenable to Health Care in 31 OECD Countries
Juan G. Gay, Valérie Paris, Marion Devaux, Michael de Looper
This study assesses the potential of the concept of “mortality amenable to health care” as an indicator of outcome for health care systems. It presents estimates of the mortality amenable to health care in 31 OECD countries for the period 1997-2007....
  N° 54   31 août 2010
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Les pratiques infirmières avancées
Marie-Laure Delamaire, Gaetan Lafortune
Beaucoup de pays cherchent à améliorer la prestation des soins de santé en examinant les rôles des différents corps professionnels, y compris les infirmières. Le développement de nouveaux rôles infirmiers plus avancés peut contribuer à améliorer...
  N° 54   08 jui 2010
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Nurses in Advanced Roles
Marie-Laure Delamaire, Gaetan Lafortune
Many countries are seeking to improve health care delivery by reviewing the roles of health professionals, including nurses. Developing new and more advanced roles for nurses could improve access to care in the face of a limited or diminishing supply...
  N° 53   08 jui 2010
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Comparing Price Levels of Hospital Services Across Countries
Francette Koechlin, Luca Lorenzoni, Paul Schreyer
Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more services consumed...
  N° 52   26 mai 2010
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Guidelines for Improving the Comparability and Availability of Private Health Expenditures Under the System of Health Accounts Framework
Ravi P. Rannan-Eliya, Luca Lorenzoni
This paper reports on a project to improve the comparability and availability of private health expenditure under the joint health accounts questionnaire (JHAQ) data collection. The JHAQ is a framework for joint data collection in the area of health...
  N° 51   29 mars 2010
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Effective Ways to Realise Policy Reforms in Health Systems
Jeremy Hurst
Sometimes it is argued that the content of a reform is less important in determining whether or not it receives public and legislative approval than the timing of the proposal; the way in which the reform is presented; the discussions with...
  N° 50   28 avr 2010
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Health Systems Institutional Characteristics
Valérie Paris, Marion Devaux, Lihan Wei
In 2008, the OECD launched a survey to collect information on the health systems characteristics of member countries. This paper presents the informaton provided by 29 of these countries in 2009. It describes country-specific arrangements to organise...
  N° 49   21 mai 2010
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The Challenge of Financing Health Care in the Current Crisis
Peter Scherer, Marion Devaux
The ratio of health expenditure to GDP, which in macroeconomic terms is an indicator which summarises the financing needs of a national health system, is likely to rise in countries for which the GDP falls. Over the past four decades, health...
  N° 48   20 nov 2009
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Improving Lifestyles, Tackling Obesity: The Health and Economic Impact of Prevention Strategies
Franco Sassi, Michele Cecchini, Jeremy Lauer, Dan Chisholm
Overweight and obesity rates have been increasing relentlessly over recent decades in all industrialised countries, as well as in many lower income countries. OECD analyses of trends over time support the grim picture drawn in the international...
  N° 47   23 nov 2009
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Health Care Quality Indicators Project
Saskia Drösler, Patrick Romano, Lihan Wei
This paper reports on the progress in the research and development of the set of patient safety indicators developed by the Health Care Quality Indicators project. The indicators presented here have been recommended by an expert group for further...
  N° 46   15 juin 2009
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Education and Obesity in Four OECD Countries
Franco Sassi, Marion Devaux, Jody Church, Michele Cecchini, Francesca Borgonovi
An epidemic of obesity has been developing in virtually all OECD countries over the last 30 years. Existing evidence provides strong suggestions that such epidemic has affected certain social groups more than others. In particular, education appears...
  N° 45   20 mars 2009
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The Obesity Epidemic: Analysis of Past and Projected Future Trends in Selected OECD Countries
Franco Sassi, Marion Devaux, Michele Cecchini, Elena Rusticelli
This paper provides an overview of past and projected future trends in adult overweight and obesity in OECD countries. Using individual-level data from repeated cross-sectional national surveys, some of the main determinants and pathways underlying...
  N° 44   17 mars 2009
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The Long-Term Care Workforce: Overview and Strategies to Adapt Supply to a Growing Demand
Rie Fujisawa, Francesca Colombo
This working paper offers an overview of the LTC workforce and reviews country responses to a growing demand for LTC workers. In the context of ageing societies, the importance of long-term care is growing in all OECD countries. In 2005, long-term...
  N° 43   09 mars 2009
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Measuring Disparities in Health Status and in Access and Use of Health Care in OECD Countries
Michael de Looper, Gaetan Lafortune
Most OECD countries have endorsed as major policy objectives the reduction of inequalities in health status and the principle of adequate or equal access to health care based on need. These policy objectives require an evidence-based approach to...
  N° 42   16 fév 2009
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Policies for Healthy Ageing
Howard Oxley
This paper reviews policies in the area of healthy ageing. With the ageing of OECD countries’ population over coming decades, maintaining health in old age will become increasingly important. Successful policies in this area can increase the...
  N° 41   18 déc 2008
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The Remuneration of General Practitioners and Specialists in 14 OECD Countries
Rie Fujisawa, Gaetan Lafortune
This paper provides a descriptive analysis of the remuneration of doctors in 14 OECD countries for which reasonably comparable data were available in OECD Health Data 2007 (Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,...
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