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Household Out-of-Pocket Payments and Trend in Korea

Park Y, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):374-378.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.374
After the announcement of Moon Jae-in Government's plan (Moon's Care) for Benefit Expansion in National Health Insurance in August 2017, it is necessary to monitor the effects of the policy,...
Current Status of Health and Welfare Long-Term Plans in Korea

Lee HJ, Kim S, Jang SI, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):368-373.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.368
Korea is undergoing a rapid environmental change in health and welfare. Therefore, the law mandates the establishment and implementation of plans in accordance with the changes. A total of 49...
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for National Dyslipidemia Screening Program in Korea: Results of Best Case Scenario Analysis Using a Markov Model

Kim JH, Park EC, Kim TH, Nam CM, Chun SY, Lee TH, Park S

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):357-367.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.357
BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of 21 different national dyslipidemia screening strategies according to total cholesterol (TC) cutoff and screening interval among 40 years or more for the primary...
Comparative Study of Health Care System in Three Central Asian Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

Dronina Y, Nam EW

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):342-356.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.342
BACKGROUND: The objectives of the study are to find out the effect of the implementing reform in three Central Asian countries, identify its impact on health status and health care...
An Analysis on the Health and the Medical Demand in Korea: Using the Grossman Model

Hwang Y, Sakong J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):332-341.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.332
BACKGROUND: This study analyzes the effects of the individual's health behavior on the health and the medical demand for the management of health and medical expenses. METHODS: This study uses the...
Effects of Public Health Service Impartiality on Subjective Health Happiness: Mediated Effect of Public Health Service Quality

Moon SM

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):323-331.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.323
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study is to analyze the effect of impartiality in providing public health services on subjective health happiness and the mediated effects of public health service...
A Study on the Relationship between the Spatial Cluster Patterns of Male Suicide Rate and the Regional Characteristics in South Korea

Choi S, Lee KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):312-322.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.312
BACKGROUND: Since 2003, Korea has consistently shown the highest suicide rate among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries, and suicide remains the major cause of death. In particular,...
Grip Strength as a Predictor of Cerebrovascular Disease

Jung SH, Kim JH

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):303-311.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.303
BACKGROUND: Cerebrovascular disease is included in four major diseases and is a disease that has high rates of prevalence and mortality around the world. Moreover, it is a disease that...
The Equity in Health Care Utilization of One-Person Households: By Comparison with Multi-Person Households

Na B, Eun SJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):288-302.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.288
BACKGROUND: The one-person households (OPH) are rapidly increasing and vulnerable to socioeconomic and health problems. Because it is predicted to be inequitable to health care utilization, we would like to...
Effects of Continuity of Care on Diabetes-Related Avoidable Hospitalizations among Middle- and Old-Aged Patients: Analysis of National Health Insurance Claims Data

Kim B

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):277-287.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.277
BACKGROUND: Diabetes is known as one of the most important ambulatory care sensitive conditions. This study purposed to assess the status of continuity of care (COC) and diabetes-related avoidable hospitalizations...
Effects of Outpatient Continuity of Primary Care on Hospitalization in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Focused on New Patients in 2012

Shin YJ, Woo KS, Shin YJ

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):262-276.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.262
BACKGROUND: The most important thing to strengthen primary care is to prove that the continuity of primary care is an essential area for good health outcomes. The purpose of this...
Establishment of Healthcare Delivery System through Improvement of Health Insurance System

Oh Y

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):248-261.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.248
Establishing a healthcare delivery system is key to building a cost-effective healthcare system that can prevent the waste of healthcare resources and increase efficiency. Recently, the rapid increase in the...
The Urgent Need to Establish the Plan for Development of Health and Medical Services

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2019 Sep;29(3):245-247.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2019.29.3.245
Although 19 years have passed since the enforcement of the Framework Act on Health and Medical Services, the Plans for Development of Health and Medical Services has not been established....

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