Health Policy and Legislation: Changing the Rules of the Game
Author: Tuvia Horev
July 12, 2004
The health of Israel’s population is continually improving as evidenced by increases in several health metrics – like longevity and infant mortality rates.
Despite these improvements, there are gaps between population groups in Israel on every one of these indicators – in terms of risk-factors and morbidity rates. In addition, there are indications that these gaps are widening.
This paper reviews the the passing of the National Health Insurance Law in 1994 and processes of change since then.
This paper is in Hebrew only.