167 judgments found.

Case 2945-2003-AA/TC

Country: Peru
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: Sentencia 2945-2003-AA/TC (2004). (Azanca Alhelí Meza García v. Ministry of Health)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The petitioner filed a writ of amparo (appeal for legal protection) against the Ministry of Health of Peru. She sought free administration of comprehensive medical treatment for HIV, including both the continuous delivery of necessary medicines and the performance of periodic CD4 cell count and viral load tests upon medical indication and/or the patient’s urgent …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Budget, Essential medicines, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, HIV, HIV positive, Indigent, Low income, Most-at-risk, People living with HIV/AIDS, Pharmaceuticals, PLHIV, Poor, Social security, Testing, Underprivileged
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Case 3-2-1-143-03

Country: Estonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to property
Facts:

The defendant appealed a decision from a lower court by claiming that § 4(2) of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund Act (the “Act”) violated § 11 of the Estonian Constitution. Under § 4(2) of the Act, a health insurance fund was entitled to collect costs which such fund had incurred upon payment of health insurance …Read more

Tags: Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 3-4-1-7-04

Country: Estonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

Petitioner sought nullification of the lower courts’ decisions finding that termination of his insurance coverage by the South Estonian division of Health Insurance Fund was lawful and that § 28 of the Constitution did not guarantee the right to any type of free health care. The South Estonian division of Health Insurance Fund sent a …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Emergency care, Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Social security
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Case III CK 546/03

Country: Poland
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The plaintiff, a hospital, entered into an agreement for in-patient healthcare service with the defendant, a regional health fund. The contract did not include a provision that the services provided by the Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Unit (“ICU”) be contracted separately, but did provide that the amount to be paid by the defendant constituted the …Read more

Tags: Emergency care, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health regulation, Reimbursement
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Case T-081/04

Country: Colombia
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court [Corte Constitucional]
Citation: Constitutional Court, Ninth Revision Chamber, February four (4), two thousand and four (2004), Magistrate: Dr. CLARA INES VARGAS HERNANDEZ, Ruling T-081/04
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

Mr. Rodrigo Alberto Valencia Echeverri brought a Constitutional Action against Cafesalud EPS (“EPS”), a Health Promoting Entity, arguing that his fundamental rights to health and social security had been violated. The plaintiff affirmed that EPS would not administer a medicine called “gadolinium contrast dye”, which was required to conduct a “brain magnetic resonance” exam. This …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Diagnostics, Health insurance, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Social security, Subsidies
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Case T-095/04

Country: Colombia
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court [Corte Constitucional]
Citation: Colombia; Constitutional Court; Sentencia T-095/04.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

Mrs. Torres Puerta (the “Patient”) was affiliated with E.P.S. Coomeva, a Health Providing Entity. (Note: in Colombia, Health Providing Entities are in charge of providing healthcare services to employees, who must subscribe to one of such entities and pay a monthly fee which their employer deducts from their salary). In 2002, The Patient received authorization …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Diagnostics, Examination, Health expenditures, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Social security, Subsidies, Testing
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International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH) v. France

Country: France
Year: 2004
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 13/2003, 40 Eur. H.R. Rep. SE25 (2005).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Changes in French domestic law required foreign nationals to have lawfully resided in France for three continuous months and to satisfy an economic means test in order to qualify for benefits under the country’s universal medical coverage (CMU) program. The benefits for lawful nationals included health insurance with a potential to receive supplemental insurance. Conversely, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Health care technology, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Immigration, Migrants, Minor
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K.B.F v. Försäkringskassan

Country: Sweden
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Administrative Court
Citation: RÅ 2004 ref. 41
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiff regularly stayed in Germany during part of the year and needed dental treatment. The first treatment was deemed acute and thus paid for by the German version of the Swedish Social Security Insurance Agency (SSIA). Subsequent treatments were deemed not acute and thus were not paid for. The plaintiff sought compensation by the …Read more

Tags: Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Social security
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KZM v. Shanghai Institute of Biological Products [KZM诉上海生物制品研究所人身损害赔偿案]

Country: China
Year: 2004
Court: Shanghai First Intermediate Peoples’ Court
Citation: (2004) Hu-Zhongmin-Min zhongzi (No.1457)
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Right to social security
Facts:

Appellant, KZM, was a patient with hemophilia A who became infected with HIV and hepatitis C. Appellant brought action against Shanghai Institute of Biological Products for causing the infection of HIV/AIDS from the medical product in which he was injected. The Shanghai Chang Ning District People’s Court found against the plaintiff in civil verdict No. 1984). …Read more

Tags: Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Blood transfusion, Health expenditures, Health insurance, Health regulation, HIV, HIV positive, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Social security
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M.V. to the Supreme Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: U.No. 533/02
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The Plaintiff, on behalf of his child, requested full reimbursement for the child’s treatment in Croatia. The Plaintiff had received authorization from the Health Insurance Fund for reimbursement of travel and medical costs for up to 30 days of treatment in the facility in Croatia. He then sought a further 35 days treatment, which was …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Clinics, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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