PHS policies - Implementation and monitoring guide

Part 4 : what different types of PHS policy measures are there ?


This part provides theoretical background to the different types of PHS policies that can be implemented. It presents the different possibilities available to public authorities. For each aspect presented below, a comprehensive overview of policies’ respective advantages and drawbacks will be explained in terms of equity, quality of services and of employment, structuration of the market and budget constrained.

In the following chapters, analytical tools are presented with a view to guiding national authorities when it comes to selecting the right measure.