Health Financing

Health Financing features articles on how health systems are paid for, how funding flows through health systems from payers to providers, and why this is important in generating economic value.

essential health benefits UHC cube

What Are Essential Health Benefits? A Simple Guide

Essential Health Benefits: Governments and health insurers use pooled funds to purchase health benefits for their citizens or insured populations ...
health financing provider payment models

Health Financing Explained: Provider Payment Models

Providers (such as hospitals and doctors) need to be paid for the health care services they provide. This can be ...
health financing strategic purchasing

Health Financing Explained: Strategic Purchasing

Pooled funds are used to provide strategic purchasing of health care services ...
health financing risk pooling

Health Financing Explained: Risk Pooling

Risk Pooling requires funds gathered at scale can be pooled together in a way that allows them to be used ...
health financing revenue sources

Health Financing Explained: Revenue Sources

Revenue sources can be done at scale through government contributions, taxes, social insurance contributions, private insurance contributions, or philanthropic contributions ...
integrated care systems example

Integrated Care Systems & Financial Flows

The new integrated care systems being established across England have ambitious goals to improve health and wellbeing outcomes ...
fair shares expenditure

The Economics behind “Fair Shares” Funding Formulae for Health Services

Government funded health services account for around 60% of health expenditure ...
global per capita health spending

The Economics of Health Spending: How Much is Enough?

Global health spending is expected to increase by 38% by 2050. In this blog, we ask what is driving that ...

Subscribe

Recent Lens

Follow Us

More…

Economics By Design
Loading...