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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

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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.

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Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast

A four-part podcast series that introduces listeners to the insights and experiences of global experts who are leading provider payment systems reform around the world.

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Country Progress Harmonizing Provider Payment Mechanisms for UHC

The JLN's Primary Health Care Financing and Payment collaborative organized a conference in April 2019 to convene 45 participants in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss different countries' progress on provider payment reforms over the past eight years.

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Making Provider Payment Mechanisms More Strategic Country Posters

Posters from 11 countries highlighting their experiences and progress in making provider payment mechanisms more strategic.

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Making Provider Payment Mechanisms More Strategic Policy & Research Brief

Drawing on the experiences of countries in Africa and Asia, this policy and research brief, created in partnership with the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center (SPARC) and the Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RESYST) consortium, identifies strategies to avoid or overcome obstacles to implementing strategic provider payment mechanisms to advance universal health coverage.

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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,

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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

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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.

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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

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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,

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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