Results and costs of introducing integrated care for pregnant women in Poland

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Wojciech Zawalski

3 (60) 2019 s. 199–203
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20883/ppnoz.2019.47

Fraza do cytowania: Zawalski W. Results and costs of introducing integrated care for pregnant women in Poland. Polski Przegląd Nauk o Zdrowiu. 2019;3(60):199–203. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20883/ppnoz.2019.47

The article presents the first results of introducing integrated care for a pregnant woman in Poland. Care coordination is used to in most healthcare systems around the world. Both those based on the concept of Lord Beveridge and the sickness funds according to the Bismarck model. In Poland changing the healthcare system after 1989, the first integrated care project is Integrated Care for Pregnant Women (ICP) Initially, it was introduced as a physiological pregnancy care project, and since 2017 it has also been expanded to include a complicated pregnancy. Coordination of care involves providing pregnant women with comprehensive care during pregnancy and the puerperium. The first observations point to the growing number of pregnant women under care and also to the growing financing of the project from the National Health Fund.

Key words: Integrated care, pregnancy, National Health Fund, ICP.



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