Health Financing Consequences of Implementing Health Transformation Plan in Iran: Achievements and Challenges

Document Type: Letter to Editor

Authors

1 Tabriz Health Services Management Research Center, Iranian Center of Excellence in Health Management, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Management and Safety Promotion Research Institute, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

3 Department of Health Services Management, School of Management and Medical Informatics, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

4 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran

5 Tabriz Health Services Management Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

6 Department of Health Economics, School of Management and Medical Informatics, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

7 Institute for Global Heath, University College London, London, UK

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Dear Editor,

Backing by strong political support of the government, Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) launched a major and ambitious reform in Iran on May 5, 2014 entitled “Health Transformation Plan (HTP)” to address the main challenges in the healthcare system including high levels of out-of-pocket (OOP) payments, irrational medical tariffs, and low quality healthcare services.1,2... (Read more...)

 

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