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The Link between Provider Payment and Quality of Maternal Health Services: A Framework & Literature

This paper explores a growing trend among health care payers to combine a quality measurement initiative with a redesigned provider payment system. It presents a conceptual framework of how provider payment links with quality of maternal health services and analyzes real provider payment systems in low- and middle-income countries


Implementing Accountable Care to Achieve Better Health at a Lower Cost

A report shared by World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) on Implementing Accountable Care to Achieve Better Health at a Lower Cost.


Financing and Payment Models for Primary Health Care: Six Lessons from JLN Country Implementation Experience

In most countries, primary health care (PHC) providers are the first point of contact that most people have with the larger health care system. Primary health care is accessed the most by patients and can have the greatest impact on health outcomes compared with other parts of the system. However,


e-Module: Costing of Health Services for Provider Payment Manual

A digital companion course to the JLN Costing of Health Services for Provider Payment manual.   In partnership with the World Bank’s Open Learning Campus, the JLN has developed an online Costing of Health Services course as a digital companion to the JLN product: Costing of


Impacts of Universal Health Coverage: Financing, Income Inequality, and Social Welfare

Universal health care coverage financed by labor income tax revenue can reduce income inequality.


Using Data Analytics to Monitor Health Provider Payment Systems

A carefully developed provider payment system can be a powerful instrument for making progress toward universal health coverage. Effectively monitoring this system is an integral part of the process.  Countries can draw on the collective experience presented in this toolkit to create an effective provider payment monitoring


Financing for health: where there’s a will…

On Aug 23, WHO quietly released a report that should be essential reading for all. Coming 15 years after the Abuja Declaration by African governments to commit to spending 15% of annual domestic budgets on health, concludes with a stark analysis: “For every US$100 that goes into state coffers in Africa,


Health Financing Working Paper No 1 - Spending Targets for Health: No Magic Number

This paper provides evidence which supports the message that all countries can make progress towards UHC, including those with very low levels of public spending on health. 


Public Financing for Health in Africa: from Abuja to the SDGs

The report argues that public expenditure management needs to be re-considered if countries are to close the gap between the current rules, conditions and practices of health expenditure and what is required to move towards UHC.


Factors affecting uptake of voluntary and CBHI in low and middle-income countries

This systematic review is aimed at analyzing and reporting empirical evidence on voluntary uptake in CBHI schemes in low- and middle- income countries, and identifying factors that influence such uptake and renewal.


Health Systems Evidence

Comprehensive, searchable, free database for health systems evidence. 


Costing Train the Trainer Course Materials

This folder contains all of the course materials required to organize a 5 day workshop on costing, including quizzes, homework and exercises.


Assessing Health Provider Payment Systems: Analytical Team Workbook

This workbook is a companion to the main guide titled Assessing Health Provider Payment Systems. It contains a set of sample data tables and interview tools to be adapted and used by the Analytical Team to assemble key background data and information, conduct interviews, and carry out the main analytical


Assessing Health Provider Payment Systems: A Practical Guide for Countries Moving toward UHC

Step-by-step guide designed to help countries find answers to their provider payment policy questions through a country-led participatory process that draws on real world, practitioner experiences with designing, implementing and managing the consequences of payment systems design.