Netherlands: long term care paid by compulsory insuranceBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7353.1542/a (Published 29 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1542
- Tony Sheldon
In the Netherlands long term care for elderly people, whether received at home or in nursing or residential care homes, is paid largely out of a compulsory insurance premium levied on the whole population, thus embodying the principle of social solidarity.
The 1967 Exceptional Medical Expenses Act (AWBZ), …
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