2017

The Swedish Health Care System

2017-05-31 International Profiles of Health Care Systems

Författare: Anna Häger Glenngård

The Swedish Health Care System Anna Häger Glenngård

All three levels of Swedish government are involved in the health care system. At the national level, the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is responsible for overall health and health care policy, working in concert with eight national government agencies.

At the regional level, 12 county councils and nine regional bodies are responsible for financing and delivering health services to citizens.

At the local level, 290 municipalities are responsible for care of the elderly and the disabled. The local and regional authorities are represented by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR).


Referens:

Häger Glenngård, Anna (2017), "The Swedish Health Care System". In Mossialos, Elias, Ana Djordjevic, Robin Osborn and Dana Sarnak (eds.),  International Profiles of Health Care Systems. New York, NY, and Washington, DC: The Commonwealth Fund. 

Aktuell forskare

Björn Tyrefors

Ämnesområde: Arbetsmarknad, diskriminering, ekonomisk historia, institutionell och politisk ekonomi, utbildning  samt utvecklingsekonomi.
 

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  • Finns systematiska skillnader på betygssättning i skolan beroende på grupptillhörighet?
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