Risk Pooling in Health Care Finance

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Risk Pooling in Health Care Finance Peter C. Smith and Sophie N. Witter Centre for Health Economics University of York York YO10 5DD United Kingdom Report prepared for the World Bank Workshop Resource Allocation and Purchasing in Health: Value for Money, Reaching the Poor World Bank, Washington DC, May 14-15 2001 Revised November 2001 Phone Fax E-mail + 44 1904 433779 + 44 1904 433759 pcs1@york.ac.uk Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Jack Langenbrunner, Maureen Lewis, Alex Preker and Paul Shaw of the World Bank, Philip Davies of the World Health Organization, and participants at the workshop for comments. Risk Pooling in Health Care Finance Contents RISK POOLING IN HEALTH CARE…show more content…
28 EFFICIENCY OF SUPPLY.................................................................................................................................................. 29 QUALITY OF CARE .......................................................................................................................................................... 30 7 LOCAL CIRCUMSTANCES ........................................................................................................................................30 8 CONCLUDING COMMENTS......................................................................................................................................32 REFERENCES .............................................................................................................................................................................33 A. TECHNICAL APPENDIX .............................................................................................................................................38 A.1 M ODELLING THE NUMBER OF
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