Health Conference

Herbert M. Singer International Conference Series

Date: November 20, 2012

First Session: The Fiscal Issue
Chair: Suzanne Patt Benvenisti, Taub Center

Trends in Funding Israel’s Healthcare System
Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, Taub Center and Ben-Gurion University

Private Health Insurance in Israel from an International Perspective
Dr. Tuvia Horev, Ministry of Health

Taxation vs. Alternative Funding for Ensuring Welfare Services
Prof. Zvi Eckstein, IDC, Herzliya

Discussant: Dr. Adi Brender, Bank on Israel

Second Session: Supplemental Insurance in Other Countries
Prof. Wynand van den Ven, Erasmus University, The Netherlands

Prof. Konstantin Beck, Director of CSS Insurance Mathematics and Statistics, Switzerland

Dr. Mark Bassett, Former Director of Public Policy, Bupa Group, United Kingdom

Roundtable Discussion
Chair: Prof. Meir Oren, Director,Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
Prof. Roni Gamzu, Director General, Ministry of Health
Dr. Avigdor Kaplan, Chairman, Clal Group
Prof. Avia Spivak, Ben-Gurion University 

Closing Remarks: Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, Taub Center and Ben-Gurion University