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Healthcare reform – unpopular even in Slovakia

Author(s): Anton Jevčák (Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs)

Healthcare reform – unpopular even in Slovakiapdf(155 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Although many painful reforms have been adopted in Slovakia over the last couple of years, the only one which is clearly disliked by the public is the reform of the healthcare system. It introduced profit-making and hard budget constraints into the
system in an effort to increase efficiency, yet did not significantly increase choice or responsiveness in insurance coverage and medical treatment.

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(Country Focus 02. February 2006. Brussels. 6pp. Tab. free.)

ISSN 1725-8375 (online)

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