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Elaboration of a Blue Print for the Health System of Flanders in the 21st Century

Ministry of Health
Field of Expertise:
Leadership/ Governance/ Policy/ Strategic Planning/ Management/ M&EPolicy/Governance/SystemHealth Policy / Policy Dialogue / Governance / Legal framework
Narrative description of project:
The purpose of the study was to define a future health system for Flanders, including how the health policy should be translated in structures, what the payment modalities of these structures should be, which type of basic benefit package should be delivered and what should be covered by compulsory health insurances.
Description of services provided:
The study defined the following elements:
The health policy of Flanders (objectives, principles, integration of health care, competition).
Organisation of the health policy (defederalisation, decentralisation, work schemes, health insurance, definition of categories having benefit of health insurance, equilibrium between competition and integration of health care, modalities of health care payments).