Economic policy / Health Care

This section reports on economic policy initiatives of the Czech government, the EU, and other entities that have a direct impact on the competitiveness of the country. It also includes information on economic priorities of the AmCham and other leading associations.

Spotlight issue

29th June 2018 / Economic policy / Health Care


W.Stacey, AmCham CZ: "We need a system driven by incentives that fulfill our goal, which is to have the highest number of days in our lives without illness, injury or rehabilitation."

The Czech population is aging. An older population requires more health care; an older population also reduces the ratio of employees (who contribute health care taxes) to the total number of users of health care. Most experts predict that the gap between costs of the system and its funds will continue to widen. This gap is one of the greatest threats to a stable economy. Yet, we have not been able to solve this problem, because a political myth prevents us from seeing the system clearly.
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3rd April 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care


Invitation: Health Care 2.0: How Health Insurance Companies Should Be Functioning?

Health Care 2.0 invites to a discussion, which will be held on Tuesday 23 April 2019 at 3 pm in the building of the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (NHÚ AV ČR building), Politických vězňů 7, Praha 1, 2nd floor, room no. 7. The event will be held in Czech.
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16th March 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care


MP Jiři Běhounek met AmCham Health Care Council to discuss possible improvements of health care system quality

AmCham Health Care council met with another member of parliamentary health care committee (ČSSD) Jiří Běhounek this week to continue discussion on the state of Czech health care system and improvement of the quality of disease registries through quality system of digitalization, and an emphasis on the quality criteria in procurement.
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12th March 2019 / Economic policy / Health Care


AmCham Health Care Council met with MP Jiří Ventruba to discuss the state of Czech health care and our common priorities

AmCham Health Care Council met with MP Jiří Ventruba, a member of parliamentary health care committee (for ODS) to discuss the state of Czech health care and our common priorities, such as improving quality of disease registries through quality system of digitalization, and introducing the quality criteria in procurement. 
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