Drug expenditure — similar health care system, different drug cost
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: SYU, Fei-Kai (Fooyin Univ. Hosp. Taiwan, China & Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch. of Public Health, Baltimore, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Lin, Chien-Liang (Fooyin University Hospital, PINGTUNG, China Taiwan)
Background: The huge consume and persistent increase in pharmaceutical expenditures over the past decades is a complicated issue.
Methods: We compared drug cost in Japan and Taiwan by databank in National Health Insurance from 2006 to 2009.
Results: According to National Health Insurance (NHI) in Taiwan 2006-2009 database related to drug.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.