Challenges and Solutions Breadth of Coverage Few Low-Hanging Fruit Inequities Source: Lieberman and Wagstaff 2009
Challenges and Solutions Depth of Coverage Out-of-Pocket Catastrophic Health Costs Source: Lieberman and Wagstaff 2009
Challenges and Solutions Rising Cost of Care Throughput Case mix Unexplained Source: Lieberman and Wagstaff 2009
Conclusion Vietnam has high health outcomes on relative and per dollar bases… Due to economic growth and policy interventions… But problems remain with respect to breadth and depth of coverage + cost of care + inequities
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