TITLE

Maternity care in Luxembourg

AUTHOR(S)
Arendt, Maryse
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
AIMS Journal;2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the maternity health services in Luxembourg. It notes that the health care system is based on three fundamental principles, which include a compulsory health insurance, free choice provider for patients and compulsory provider compliance with the fixed set of fees for services. However, midwives can only charge and get reimbursement for one prenatal visit and one postnatal visit.
ACCESSION #
34219908

 

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