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Associations between Chronic Diseases and Depression in the Korean Elderly: A Gender-Specific Analysis

Jin Y, Lee Y, Kim TH, Lim S, Chung W

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):231-244.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.1.231
Background: As the population is aging, chronic diseases and depression are becoming the main problems in a country’s healthcare system. In this study, we aimed to explore the associations between...
Factors Affecting the Depressive Mood Experience of Adults in Their 20s: Using Community Health Survey Data for 2017

Kim KS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):221-230.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.1.221
Background: The purpose of this study is to identify the factors affecting the depressive mood experience of adults in their 20s. Methods: This study is a descriptive survey that conducted a...
Association between Subjective Body Image and Suicide Ideation: Based on 14th Korean Youth Health Behavior Survey

Ryu H, Kim Y, Kim J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):211-220.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.1.211
Background: This study aimed to demonstrate the importance to recognize subjective body image on their mental health on adolescents. Methods: We used the chi-square test and the multiple logistic regression model...
Analysis of Factors Affecting the Smoking Rates Gap between Regions and Evaluation of Relative Efficiency of Smoking Cessation Projects

Kim H, Lee DH, Jeong JY, Gu YJ, Jeong HS

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):199-210.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.199
Background: Based on the importance of ceasing smoking programs to control the regional disparity of smoking behavior in Korea, this study aims to reveal the variation of smoke rate and...
Korea National Health Insurance Service Financial Status and Prospect

Joo JH, Jang SI, Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):192-198.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.192
Background: Korea National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) is operated as a social insurance system in which people pay a portion of their monthly income as insurance premiums and receive benefits...
The Effect of Changes in Medical Use by Changing Copayment of Elderly


  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):185-191.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.185
Background: From January 2018, a policy was applied to differentially apply the co-payment for medical expenses of 15,000 won or more from 30% to 10%–30% for each medical fee. This...
The Effect of Reform of New Diagnosis-Related Groups on Coverage of National Health Insurance

Choi JK, Kim SH, Chang CH, Yoon JM, Kang JG

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):178-184.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.178
Background: Korea set up a new diagnosis-related group as a demonstration project in 2009. The new diagnosis-related group was reformed in 2016. The main purpose of the study is to...
Implications of Price Setting Strategies for New Health Technologies from Five Countries

Chung Sh, Kwon O, Choi Y, Moon K, Chae J, Lee R

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):164-177.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.164
This study aims to compare the experience of selected countries in operating separate payment system for new healthcare technology and to find implications for price setting in Korea. We analyzed...
Is the Single-Insurer a Powerful Purchaser?: In Case of Indonesia

Kim Y, Byeon J

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):151-163.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.151
This study reviewed primary care purchasing issues of the Indonesian single-insurer, BPJS-K, in the context of triangular power relations between the government, the insurer, and the providers, and considered its...
Policy Directions to Improve Collaboration of Central and Local Government for Effective Health Promotion Policy

Oh Y, Cho I

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):142-150.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.142
The purpose of this study is to analyze the long-term plans of the central and local governments in order to plan policy and implementing programs. Through this, the governments is...
Post-Coronavirus Disease 2019

Park EC

  • Health Policy Manag.
  • 2020 Jun;30(2):139-141.
  • doi: 10.4332/KJHPA.2020.30.2.139
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is currently in progress. Although it is difficult to predict the end of currently increasing COVID-19, it is expected to last for a long time. The...

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