Health Policy Monitor, Adjustment of SHI Contribution Rates

Hofmarcher, Maria M. and Röhrling, Gerald and Riedel, Monika (2003) Health Policy Monitor, Adjustment of SHI Contribution Rates. Bertelsmann Stiftung, Health Policy Monitor Vol. 2003 No. 1. , 4 p.

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As a part of the new Austrian government's programme for the next legislative period, contribution rates will be equalized at 7.3% of income for blue and white collar workers. The growing deficit of health insurance funds calls for additional revenue; other measures foresee an additional contribution rate for non-work-accidents and an annual 0.25 point increase of the pensioners’ contribution from currently 3.75% to 4.75%.

Item Type: Discussion/ Working Paper (Unspecified)
Keywords: Funding -- Pooling
Research Groups: Health Economics and Health Policy
Status: Published
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2016 09:55
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 09:55
URI: http://irihs.ihs.ac.at/id/eprint/4077

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