Health at a Glance 2013
Hide / Show Abstract

Health at a Glance 2013

OECD Indicators

This seventh edition of Health at a Glance provides the latest comparable data on different aspects of the performance of health systems in OECD countries. It provides striking evidence of large variations across countries in health costs, health activities and health results of health systems. Key health indicators provide information on health status including suicide and life expectancy, the determinants of health, health care activities and health expenditure and financing in OECD countries. Each health indicator in the book is presented in a user-friendly format, consisting of charts illustrating variations across countries and over time, brief descriptive analyses highlighting the major findings conveyed by the health data, and a methodological box on the definition of the indicator and any limitations in data comparability.

Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/health_glance-2013-en/00/01/index.html
  • WEB
  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8113161e.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/812013161f1.epub
  • ePUB
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/health-at-a-glance-2013_health_glance-2013-en
  • READ
 
Chapter
 

Coverage for health care You or your institution have access to this content

English
Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/health_glance-2013-en/06/01/index.html
  • WEB
  • http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/8113161ec057.pdf
  • PDF
  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/social-issues-migration-health/health-at-a-glance-2013/coverage-for-health-care_health_glance-2013-57-en
  • READ
Author(s):
OECD

Hide / Show Abstract

Health care coverage through public or private health insurance promotes access to medical goods and services, and provides financial security against unexpected or serious illness (OECD, 2004a). However, the percentage of the population covered does not provide a complete indicator of accessibility, since the range of services covered and the degree of cost-sharing applied to those services also affects access to care.

Also available in French
 
Visit the OECD web site