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November 28, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (2)
Rethinking Reimbursement for Integrated, Cost-Effective Care

Japan’s fee-for-service healthcare reimbursement system, while limiting the cost of individual services, provides almost no incentive for efficient, integrated care. ...

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October 30, 2017

Japanese Healthcare at a Crossroads (1)
Toward Integrated Community Care

Japan is facing tough choices as demographic aging threatens the sustainability of its vaunted universal health insurance system. Health policy ...

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June 13, 2016

Proposals for Streamlined, Localized Health Insurance Coverage

In this policy proposal, the Tokyo Foundation calls for the reorganization of Japan’s health insurance system into prefectural units with ...

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November 19, 2012

Promoting Community-Based Primary Care

Based on two years of research, the Tokyo Foundation's project on Crafting the Medical, Nursing-Care, and Social Security Systems of ...

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December 20, 2011

How Regulation is Strangling the Social-Services Industry

A severe shortage of nursing homes and childcare centers could have serious economic as well social consequences for Japan. While ...

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