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Thailand healthcare delivery system / David Hughes; Samrit Srithamrongsawat

The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society, Pages: 882 - 889

Swansea University Author: Hughes, David

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DOI (Published version): 10.1002/9781118410868.wbehibs179

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This encyclopedia entry provides an overview of the recent policy direction of the Thai healthcare system. It describes the three major public health insurance schemes, and assesses the success of the reforms that introduced universal healthcare coverage in 2001-02. The entry summarises some of the...

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Published in: The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior and Society
Published: New York Wiley-Blackwell Inc 2014
Online Access: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118410868.wbehibs179/abstract
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa14398
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Abstract: This encyclopedia entry provides an overview of the recent policy direction of the Thai healthcare system. It describes the three major public health insurance schemes, and assesses the success of the reforms that introduced universal healthcare coverage in 2001-02. The entry summarises some of the research findings on the functioning of the UHC scheme undertake by the Health Insurance System Research Office with the participation of the two authors.
Item Description: Encyclopedia entry published both online and in a six volume printed set. Samrit Srithamrongsawat is the Deputy Secretary General, National Health Security Office, Thailand.
Keywords: Thailand, healthcare system,social health insurance
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Start Page: 882
End Page: 889