Voices in Japan

How Affordable is Japanese Healthcare?

July 25, 2019 Episode 26
Voices in Japan
How Affordable is Japanese Healthcare?
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Voices in Japan
How Affordable is Japanese Healthcare?
Jul 25, 2019 Episode 26
Voices in Japan
Japan ranked 7th in the Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index in 2018. This index sought to rank countries that provided the most cost efficient medical care. Ben’s home country the U.K. ranked 35th, whereas Burke’s, the U.S. was in 50th place.
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Japan ranked 7th in the Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index in 2018. This index sought to rank countries that provided the most cost efficient medical care. Ben’s home country, the U.K., ranked 35th, whereas Burke’s, the U.S., was in 50th place. (Fees in Japan are controlled and set every two years based on negotiations between the Ministry of Health and JMA - the organization representing physicians.) This episode provides lots of information that most of you will find useful. Enjoy the show!

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