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10 Main Pledge of 19th Presidential Election

Lee SA, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):186-189.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.186
On May 9th 2017, the 19th presidential election was held. This election was historically significant because of the impeachment of the former president. This election was held in a relatively...
An Empirical Study on Factor Associated with Mood Disorders in Elderly: Focusing on the Influence of Community Characteristics

Chang M, Shim IS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):177-185.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.177
BACKGROUND: The mental problems of the elderly are at issue as a serious social phenomenon. The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors affecting the mood disorders of...
Impact of Community Health Care Resources on the Place of Death of Older Persons with Dementia in South Korea Using Public Administrative Big Data

Lim E, Kim H

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):167-176.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.167
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to analyze the impact of community health care resources on the place of death of older adults with dementia compared to those with cancer in South...
Relationship between Cancer Worries and Breast Cancer Screening with and without Family History among Korean Women

Kim B, Choi KS, Lee YN, Min IS, Hahm MI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):157-166.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.157
BACKGROUND: Women with family history of breast cancer are more likely to be worried about having cancer and participate in breast cancer screening. However, few studies have examined relationship between...
Prediction of Health Care Cost Using the Hierarchical Condition Category Risk Adjustment Model

Han KM, Ryu MK, Chun KH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):149-156.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.149
BACKGROUND: This study was conducted to evaluate the performance of the Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) model, identify potentially high-cost patients, and examine the effects of adding prior utilization to the...
Differences in Family Caregivers' Opinions about Out-of-Pocket Payment for Long-Term Care Facilities by Income Levels

Kwon J, Moon Y, Lee JS, Han EJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):139-148.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.139
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to investigate family caregivers' opinions about out-of-pocket payment for long-term care (LTC) facilities, and find the differences in the opinions for family caregivers...
An Analysis of Effects of Differential Coinsurance Policy and Utilization of Outpatients Care by Types of Medical Institutions

Park YS, Kim JS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):128-138.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.128
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of differential coinsurance policy on prescription drug coverage of outpatients by types of medical institutions. METHODS: In this study, we...
Reviews of Pay-for-Performance and Suggestion for Korean Value Incentive Program

Yoon HJ, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):121-127.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.121
The effort to measure and improve the quality of healthcare is a common health policy issue worldwide. Korean Value Incentive Programme is one of that effort, but some concerns exist....
How Can We Use Hospital-Standardized Mortality Ratio as a Quality Indicator of Hospital Care in Korea?

Kim SH, Choi EY, Lee HJ, Ock M, Jo MW, Lee SI

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):114-120.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.114
The hospital standardized mortality ratio (HSMR) is a widely used generic measure for assessing quality of hospital care in many countries. However, the validity of HSMR as a quality indicator...
Achievements and Challenges of 40th Anniversary Health Insurance

Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):103-113.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.103
There have been many achievements for 40 years since the introduction of compulsory health insurance. Despite many achievements, it has many challenges in health insurance. Aging, non-communicable disease, and low...
Election Pledge and Policy Tasks of President Moon Jae-in in Healthcare Sector

Shin SS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):97-102.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.97
On May 10, 2017, Moon Jae-in's Government launched. The election pledges of Moon's Government in healthcare sector were extracted from those of president election camp and Democratic Party. The main...
Presidential Election and Health Policy

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2017 Jun;27(2):95-96.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2017.27.2.95
The new president was elected unusually within short period, because of the president's impeachment. As the result, policy window as the president's election was rarely opened in healthcare sector. The...

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