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11th International Health Economics Association (iHEA) World Congress

Jul 2015

Date:July 12 - 15, 2015


Venue:Bocconi University (Via Roberto Sarfatti, 23, 20136 Milan, Italy)


Organizer:International Health Economics Association 


Chair:Weng-Foung Huang


Discussants:Professor Adam Wagstaff (World Bank)
                         Professor Winnie Yip (University of Oxford)

TaiSHE organized session, "Taiwan’s 20-year Journey of Universal Health Coverage: What Have We Learned?"

which presented four papers as below.

(I)    The impacts of payment reform on cost containment and quality of care: Evidence from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) program

                Shou-Hsia Cheng

(II)   The impact of NHI pharmaceutical policies on pharmaceutical expenditures and health outcome

                Yi-Wen Tsai

(III)  The dynamics of hospital market structure under the National Health Insurance in Taiwan

                Wei-Der Tsai

(IV)  Equity performance of Taiwan’s NHI system – A 20-year journey

                Jui-fen Rachel Lu


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