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A System of Health Accounts 2011

Revised edition

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A System of Health Accounts 2011: Revised Edition provides an updated and systematic description of the financial flows related to the consumption of health care goods and services. As demands for information increase and more countries implement and institutionalise health accounts according to the system, the data produced are expected to be more comparable, more detailed and more policy relevant. It builds on the original OECD Manual, published in 2000, and the Guide to Producing National Health Accounts to create a single global framework for producing health expenditure accounts that can help track resource flows from sources to uses. It is the result of a collaborative effort between the OECD, WHO and the European Commission, and sets out in more detail the boundaries, the definitions and the concepts – responding to health care systems around the globe – from the simplest to the more complicated.

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Purposes and Principles of Health Accounts

A System of Health Accounts 2011 reflects a desire to make health accounts more adaptable to rapidly evolving health systems around the world by further enhancing the cross-country comparability of health expenditure and financing data and thereby increasing the information base for its analytical use. Moreover, it is hoped that the new version of the SHA will make it more useful as a tool in the assessment and monitoring of health systems and in the analysis of the importance of health expenditures from a consumption perspective in the economy as a whole.

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