Chapter 9. Sweden

  1. Prof. John Rapoport2,
  2. Prof. Philip Jacobs3 and
  3. Prof. Egon Jonsson4
  1. Bengt Jönsson

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622962.ch9

Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison

Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison

How to Cite

Jönsson, B. (2008) Sweden, in Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems: A Global Comparison (eds J. Rapoport, P. Jacobs and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622962.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mount Holyoke College, Department of Economics, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA

  2. 3

    Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

Author Information

  1. Stockholm School of Economics, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm, Box 6501, Sveavägen 65, 113 83 Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Health Care and Disease Management

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Egon Jonsson

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Alberta, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527321100

Online ISBN: 9783527622962

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Keywords:

  • diagnosis-related group;
  • generic substitution;
  • health technology assessment;
  • cost containment;
  • cost-effectiveness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Paying for Performance: DRG-Based Payments to Hospitals

  • Reference Pricing and Generic Substitution

  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

  • The Current Situation

  • References