Type of Basic Coverage

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The map above shows the predominant type of basic primary health coverage. Some countries provide automatic health coverage financed from taxes to the entire population; others rely on compulsory social health insurance financed through income-related social contributions and taxes; and in some cases, voluntary insurance is also offered. Many countries rely on a combination of these schemes. To see a detailed breakdown, please click on any country (source: OECD).