The Cost of Medical Care

Book : The Cost of Medical Care

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Security

Publishing Location : Geneva

Published Date : 1959

Publisher : International Labour Office (ILO)

Document Type : Book

Book No : 6160

INDEX

Introduction
Purpose of the Inquiry,
Scope of the Inquiry
Methods of Calculation Used
Plan of the Study
Chapter I. Persons Protected and Contingencies Covered
Persons Protected
General Remarks
Effects of Differences in Scope on Comparability
Agricultural Workers
Non-Manual Workers and Higher-Income Groups
Miners, Railway men and Seafarers
Dependants
Pensioners
Contingencies Covered
Employment Injury
Tuberculosis
Mental Diseases
Other Diseases
Maternity
Chapter II. Expenditure on Medical Benefits and Cost of Medical Care Medical Practitioner Care Given outside Hospital Wards
General Practitioner Care
England and Wales
Netherlands
Denmark
New Zealand
Italy
General Remarks
Medical Practitioner Care, Including Care by Specialists
Federal Republic of Germany
France
Italy
Netherlands
Switzerland
Canada (Swift Current Region, Saskatchewan)
Belgium
Denmark
Norway
England and Wales
New Zealand
Mexico and Venezuela
United States
General Remarks
Pharmaceutical Preparations Supplied outside Hospital Wards
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Italy
Belgium
Netherlands
New Zealand
Switzerland
Denmark
Mexico and Venezuela
Norway
Canada
United States
General Remarks
Hospital Care
England and Wales
France
Canada
Belgium
Federal Republic of Germany
Italy
Netherlands
Norway
Denmark
New Zealand
Switzerland
Mexico
Venezuela
United States
General Remarks
(a) Cost of Hospital Care
(b) Cost of Hospital Care (Not Including Cost of Construction)
(c) Cost of Hospital Care Received under Sickness Insurance
Schemes
(d) Cost of Hospital Care Received under Sickness and Employ-
ment-Injury Insurance (France)
(e) Cost of Care in Mental Hospitals (Not Including Cost of Con-
struction)
(f) Cost (Not Including Cost of Construction) of Hospitals Other
than Mental Hospitals
Dental Care
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Belgium
Netherlands
New Zealand
Denmark
Norway
Italy
Mexico and Venezuela .
United States
General Remarks
Residual Care
Total Cost of Medical Care of All Types
Cost of the Four Main Types of Care
Cost of Medical Care of Every Description
England and Wales
Belgium
Canada
Denmark
France .
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
United States
General Remarks
Conclusions
Cost of Medical Care of All Kinds
Cost of Different Types of Medical Care
Chapter III. Trends in Expenditure on Medical Care
General Practitioner and Specialist Care
General Practitioner Care
Denmark
England and Wales
Italy
Netherlands
New Zealand
Medical Practitioner Care, Including Care by Specialists
Belgium
Canada (Swift Current Region, Saskatchewan)
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Mexico
Norway
Switzerland
Venezuela
United States
General Remarks
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Belgium
Denmark
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Italy
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Switzerland
Venezuela
United States
General Remarks
Hospital Care
Belgium
Canada (Saskatchewan)
Denmark
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Italy
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Switzerland
Venezuela
United States
General Remarks
Dental Care
Belgium
Denmark
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Netherlands
New Zealand
United States
General Remarks
Total Expenditure on Medical Care of All Types
Chapter IV. The Incomes of Medical Practitioners
General Practitioners
Denmark
England and Wales
Italy
Netherlands
New Zealand
Belgium
Canada (Swift Current Region, Saskatchewan)
Chile
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Mexico
Switzerland
United States
General Remarks
Specialists
Italy
Netherlands
Belgium
Canada (Swift Current Region, Saskatchewan)
England and Wales
France
MexicoNew Zealand
Switzerland
United States
General Remarks
The Incomes of Medical Practitioners from All Sources Canada (Swift Current Region, Saskatchewan) . .
England and Wales
France
Federal Republic of Germany
Italy
Netherlands
New Zealand
Switzerland
United States
General Remarks
Dentists
England and Wales
United States
General Remarks
hapter V. Conclusions
Cost of Medical Care in Terms of the Average Income per Economically Active Person
Trends in Expenditure of Social Security Schemes