Towards Common European Health Policies: What are the Implications for the Nordic Countries?

Publication year: 2009

Paula Blomqvist and Jakob Larsson

This paper reviews the contents of emerging EU policies in the area of health and discusses their implications for the Nordic health care systems. A central question is whether any coherent, common European policy may be discerned and, if so, how it will affect health care systems of the Nordic type, which are tax-based and universalistic in orientation.

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Publication year: 2009

Paula Blomqvist and Jakob Larsson

This paper reviews the contents of emerging EU policies in the area of health and discusses their implications for the Nordic health care systems. A central question is whether any coherent, common European policy may be discerned and, if so, how it will affect health care systems of the Nordic type, which are tax-based and universalistic in orientation.

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