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Personal Medical Savings Accounts in South Africa

Healthcare Financing, Policy and Reform

• Gore A. (1993) The Search for Successful Health Insurance Principles in a Changing South African Health Care Environment, Transactions of the Actuarial Society of South Africa, Vol. IX Part III.

 

• Botha C., Hensher M., Masobe P. and Van den Heever A. (1999) Medical Savings Accounts and the New Medical Schemes Act, Discussion Document of the Department of Health.  

 

• Matisonn S. (2000) Medical Savings Accounts in South Africa. National Center for Policy Analysis, USA. NCPA Policy Report No. 234. June 2000. URL: www.ncpa.org/studies.

 

• Matisonn S. (2002) Medical Savings Accounts and Prescription Drugs: Evidence from South Africa. National Center for Policy Analysis, USA. NCPA Policy Report No. (blank). August 2002. URL: www.ncpa.org/studies.

 

• Department of Health (2002), Inquiry Into the Various Social Security Aspects of the South African Health System . Policy Options for the Future., 14 May 2002.  

• Chapter 13 : Medical Savings Accounts within Medical Schemes 

 

 

 

 

• Jost T.S. (2005) Consumer-Driven Health Care in South Africa: Lessons from Comparative Health Policy Studies. Journal of Health & Biomedical Law, 2005.

 

 

 

 

• McIntyre, D., & McLeod, H. (in press). Private health insurance in South Africa. In S. Thomson, E. Mossialos & R. G. Evans (Eds.), Private Health Insurance and Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons from International Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

 

• McLeod, H., & McIntyre, D. (in press). Medical Savings Accounts in South Africa. In S. Thomson, E. Mossialos & R. G. Evans (Eds.), Private Health Insurance and Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons from International Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

 

 

 

Selection of Papers on Other Countries

 

• Hsiao W.C. (2001) Behind the Ideology and Theory: What Is the Empirical Evidence for Medical Savings Accounts? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 26, No. 4, August 2001.

 

• Hsiao W.C. (1995) Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons From Singapore. Health Affairs, November / December 1997.

 

• Yip W.C. and Hsiao W.C. (1997) Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons From China. Health Affairs, Summer 1995.

 

• Hanvoravongchai P. (2002) Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons Learned from International Experience. Discussion Paper No. 52, World Health Organization, Geneva, 15 October, 2002.

 

[Please note this list is not maintained and there will be papers published after 2005]

 

 

For a comprehesive treatment across multiple countries, see the book Private Health Insurance and Medical Savings Accounts: Lessons from International Experience described above.

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