Health System – 1999-2000
Author: Yaakov Kop
April 16, 2000
National health expenditure reflects total expenditure for health services by residents and by the government – outlays for health services in general clinics, hospitals, and private medical and dental clinics.
Is Israel’s national health expenditure high by the standards of the industrialized countries to which Israel is usually compared? What major outputs, in terms of residents’ health, does Israel gain from its investment in health services?
This paper appears as a chapter in the Center’s annual publication, Israel’s Social Services 1999-2000, Yaakov Kop (editor).