Impoverishing and Catastrophic Household Health Spending Among Families with Older Adults in Mexico: A Health Reform Priority
THE HEALTH OF AGING HISPANICS: THE MEXICAN-ORIGIN POPULATION, Chapter 18, J. L. Angel and K. E. Whitfield, eds., 2007
Posted: 12 May 2012 Last revised: 15 May 2012
Date Written: 2007
One of the most important challenges facing health systems is population aging. International estimates suggest that the aging process will increase the cost of health by 41% between 2000 and 2050, so that health spending could reach 11% of work GDP (United Nations, 2002).
Keywords: health system, impoverishing, catastrophic, health reform
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