- Jochen Pimpertz ·
- IW-Trends No. 1 ·
- 23 April 2019
Indicators of Financial Developments in the Statutory Health Insurance System and their Normative Implications
Since Reunification in 1990, expenditure by Germany’s statutory health insurance (SHI) system has increased from 5.9 to 6.9 per cent of gross national income. However, apart from a steep rise following the financial market crisis in 2009, this proportion has remained broadly stable.