Very few patients ask for reimbursements for treatment accessed abroad and the only exchanges of patients’ health data are between two northern member states, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) found in a report
In 2003, the People’s Republic of China launched the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NRCMS). As a national health insurance scheme, it aims to address the high out-of-pocket expenditures for health care in rural areas.
Mongolia’s conditional cash transfer for carers and vouchers programs are improving the quality of care delivered to persons with disabilities.
This research utilizes an innovative approach to the concept of social protection, considering it in a broad sense, including not just welfare and pensions, but a range of policies for the labor market, education system, healthcare, and social programs for providing housing and other assets. This approach provides an opportunity to look at social protection in the context of structural transformation of the economy, anticipated changes in demographic patterns, social structure and changes in the lifestyles and values of people in the medium and long terms.