Managing Health Care Costing and Financing

February 28 - March 2, 2018 #face-to-face #workshop @CEF_Ljubljana


  1. This workshop is part of the ’’Strengthening Financial Management Functions of Line Ministries’’ project funded through the Strengthening Accountability and the Fiduciary Environment Trust Fund (SAFE). Project’s overall objective is to assist line ministries strengthen capacities for efficient delivery of their financial management functions.+
  2. The CEF will have the honor of welcoming 32 participants from 13 SEE countries gathered together to exchange experience and views on managing health care financing and costing. Read more:
  3. DAY 1: February 28, 2018

  4. Workshop day 1 has finally started! Participants and lecturers got to know each other and discuss their expectations from this event.
  5. We have gathered at the workshop the key stakeholders involved in management of public health care policies- 90% of participants are coming from Ministries of Health and Health Insurance Funds.
  6. We have also defined participants' learning expectations of this workshop. Learning from other colleagues, exchanging good practices, and networking are on top of the list.
  7. Mr. Mojmir Mrak, CEF Senior Adviser, emphasized the importance of health care expenses on the overall public finance expenditures.
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  9. Discussion continued with the lecture of Mr. Mitja Čok who described the principles of the health care financing and gave an overview of their macroeconomic implications.
  10. Want to find your country's population demographic structure? Search here:
  11. Discussion continued over a round table where participants and faculty openly discussed key challenges in financing health care in SEE region countries.
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  13. DAY 2: March 1, 2018

  14. What are the implications of demographic and technological changes to health care expenditures and financing? - Ms. Eva Zver from the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development explained how Slovenia is dealing with these factors
  15. Key reforms on supply side:
  16. · Changing provider payment mechanisms
    · Introducing incentives to increase employee performance
    · Reforming the process of purchasing medical services
    · Centralizing the public procurement of medicines and equipment