Long-term financial sustainability of health care system in Czech republic
|Author:||Mgr. Zuzana Lukešová|
|Year:||2014 - summer|
|Leaders:|| Mgr. Henrieta Tulejová M.S.
|Work type:|| Economic Theory
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|Abstract:||The aim of diploma thesis is searching for solution of long
- term sustainability for health care financing in Czech
Republic with respect to future demographic dev elopment of
Czech population and with respect to development of other factors influencing income and expen diture of health care system. After introduction there is the second chapter that describes evolution and current state of
Czech health care system . The third chapter deals with hist
orical progress of income and expenses on health care in Czech Republic and adds an international comparison.
The chapter four identifies main motives for future change of
Czech health system financing.
The chapter five shows inspiring examples how health
care financing works in Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany. The sixth chapter describes basic as
pects, advantages and disadvant ages of introducing nominal premium to Czech health insurance system. In chapter
seven there is a summary of process of introducing nominal premium and results of model of future income from reformed health insurance for year of nominal premium introduction
– 2015. The basic outcome of model is fact t
hat nominal premium introduced in amount of 725 CZK per month per person can bring additional finance to health care system in amount of 31505 bil.
CZK in despite of replacing state paid insurance by financial compensations for low- income and non - working population.
Although the predicted income from health insurance
does not cover 100% of assumed expenditures for health care (deficit in amount of 21 651 bil.
CZK), in conclusion there are suggested options how to increase health care system income in next future years
by using other financial sources