Development of Health Care Financial Provision System: Experience in the Russian Federation and in Other Countries
Health care is a branch of governmental activity, with the main aim to organize and provide accessible medical service and public health care. A study of economic literature on reforms of health care financial provision in the Russian Federation includes academic papers, analytical reviews, results of health care financial provision experience in the Russian Federation and in other countries. A conclusion about the inconsistent approaches to institutional foundations of health care facilities, financial provision, peculiarities of formation of sources, composition and mechanism of health care facilities, and justification of ways for further development of health care financial provision in presented. The diversity of emerging issues concerning Russian health care financial provision, debatableness of their practical solutions, necessity of systematization of successful experiences in many countries requires a more detailed analysis and understanding, which defines the relevance of the topic of the given study.