Pricing long-term care for older persons

Sarah L Barber, Kees van Gool, Sarah Wise, Michael Woods, Zeynep Or, Anne Penneau, Ricarda Milstein, Naoki Ikegami, Soonman Kwon, PLH (Pieter) Bakx, FT (Erik) Schut, B (Bram) Wouterse, Manuel Flores, Luca Lorenzoni

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages374
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Bibliographical note

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have been
collaborating since 2014 to study pricing policies. The research
was guided by Sarah L. Barber from WHO and Luca Lorenzoni
from OECD, who established the scope and framework for the
analysis in consultation with global and regional experts.
Recognizing that no single model is applicable to all settings,
the study aimed to generate best practices and identify areas
for future research, particularly in low- and middle-income
The authors of this report are Sarah L Barber, World Health
Organization Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan; Kees
van Gool, Sarah Wise and Michael Woods, Centre for Health
Economics Research and Evaluation, University of Technology,
Sydney, Australia; Zeynep Or and Anne Penneau, Institut de
recherche et documentation en économie de la santé, Paris,
France; Ricarda Milstein, Hamburg Center for Health Economics,
University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Naoki Ikegami, Keio
University, Tokyo, Japan; Soonman Kwon, School of Public
Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea;
Pieter Bakx, Erik Schut and Bram Wouterse, Erasmus School of
Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam,
the Netherlands; Manuel Flores, Research Institute for
Evaluation and Public Policies, Universitat Internacional de
Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; and, Luca Lorenzoni, Organisation
for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France.
The authors would like to thank the Australian Government
Department of Health, the German Federal Ministry of Health,
the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the
(Republic of Korea) Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, the
Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of The Netherlands, the
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Sweden, and the United
States Department of Health and Human Services. Francesca
Colombo and Anna Llena-Nozal (OECD Health Division)
provided their comments on a previous version of this summary
chapter. The authors thank Peter Karagiannis for technical
editing, and Yoko Inoue for her able assistance with the
organization and coordination of the publication process.

This research was made possible through funding by the Kobe
Group, Japan.

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