Health policy reform in tough times: The case of Portugal
Pedro Barros ()
Health Policy, 2012, vol. 106, issue 1, 17-22
The financial rescue plan for the Portuguese economy details a number of adjustments to be made in the National Health Service. We review the changes on user charges. The requirement of the rescue plan on user charges is twofold: structure of user charges and the levels of user charges. Adoption of measures occurred within the timeframe required.
Keywords: Health reforms; User charges; Economic crisis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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