Biser Krastev


The article describes the nature and peculiarities of expenditures that are being directed to finance the healthcare sector. Through the use of a system of specific indicators an empirical study of the changes in the composition, structure and dynamics of health expenditures in Bulgaria has been carried out in recent years. The efficiency of the economic activity of the healthcare institutions in our country is analyzed. The role and importance of health expenditures for improving the quality of health services and improving the health status of the population are reported.


total health expenditure, public health expenditure, private health expenditure

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