210 judgments found.

Case 1999-071

Country: Belgium
Year: 1999
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°1999-071, 17 June 1999
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom of association
Tags: Health regulation, Health spending, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Social security
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Case 1999-097f

Country: Belgium
Year: 1999
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°1999-097f, 15 September 1999
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Essential medicines, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Case 99-416 DC

Country: France
Year: 1999
Court: Conseil constitutionnel [Constitutional Council]
Citation: C. C., n°99-416 DC, 23 July 1999
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy, Right to social security
Facts:

The constitutionality of law n° 99-641 of July 23, 1999 Loi portant création d’une couverture maladie universelle (Act Creating Universal Health Coverage), was challenged in the Conseil Constitutionnel. The Act was structured as follows: Article 1 created universal health insurance, guaranteeing everyone care under a health insurance scheme. Low income earners were given the right …Read more

Tags: Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Low income, Reimbursement, Social security, Subsidies, Underprivileged
Download Judgment: French

Nowinski, Elsa Alicia s/inconstitucionalidad artículo 16 de la ley 6982

Country: Argentina
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: N. 36. XXXII.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Right to health, Right to property, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a claim arguing the constitutionality of article 16 of the law no.6982, which required retirees and pensioners who previously received health services from the Institute of Social Welfare to change their affiliation to the Institute of Medical Assistance IOMA (a health provider). The plaintiff claimed that this law violated articles 14, 17, 28, 33, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to healthcare, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Freedom of Association, Health regulation, Right to Health, Right to Life, Social security
Download Judgment: Spanish

Schauman de Scaiola, Martha Susana v. Provincia de Santa Cruz et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: S. 360. XXV.
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Martha Susana Schauman de Scaiola filed a suit against Dr. Juan Manuel Padrón and the Regional Hospital of Río Gallegos of the Government of the Province of Santa Cruz to hold them responsible for her son’s death, due to medical malpractice. She claimed liquidated damages due to her suffering caused from the death of her …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Health care professionals, Health insurance, Health regulation, Medical malpractice, Medical negligence, Social security
Download Judgment: Spanish

Stefan v. General Medical Council

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1999
Court: Privy Council, Judicial Committee
Citation: Appeal No. 16 of 1998; [1999] 1 WLR 1293, (1999) 6 BHRC 487
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The appellant was a medical practitioner whose registration was suspended on several occasions following decisions of the Health Committee of the General Medical Council (“Committee”) that her fitness to practice was impaired by reason of her mental condition. In 1998, when the option of imposing an indefinite suspension was available to the Committee under section …Read more

Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Case 185645, 185675, 185693, 185695

Country: France
Year: 1998
Court: Conseil D'Etat [Council of State]
Citation: C.E., n°185645, 185675, 185693, 185695, 27 April 1998
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to family life, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

French government issued a decree on 19 December 1996 which, according to article L.162-5-3 of the Social Security Code, requires doctors to pay back social security payment if they do not meet their expected health expenses. Doctors’ trade unions challenged this decree, on the ground that it creates a sanction towards doctors whereas they are …Read more

Tags: Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Low income, Reimbursement, Social security, Subsidies, Underprivileged
Download Judgment: French

Centro Médico Segurola S.A. v. Estado Nacional

Country: Argentina
Year: 1998
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 1042. XXXIII.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Right to development, Right to privacy, Right to property, Right to social security, Right to work
Facts:

The Medical Center “Segurola S.A” (“Centro Médico Segurola S.A”) filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National State, under article 43 of Argentina’s National Constitution and law 16.986. The plaintiff considered law 24.754 to be unconstitutional because in article 1 it established that the companies that provide prepaid medical …Read more

Tags: Health insurance, Health regulation, Right to Property, Right to work, Social security
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In re L (by his next friend GE)

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1998
Court: House of Lords
Citation: [1998] UKHL 24
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

Mr. L was a mentally retarded person who was incapable of consenting to medical treatment. From the age of 13, he had been a resident at the Bournewood Hospital which was governed by the appellant, NHS Trust. Mr. L was discharged from the hospital on a trial basis into the community with paid carers, though …Read more

Tags: Compulsory commitment, Compulsory confinement, Emergency care, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities, Health regulation, Incapacity, Incompetence, Informed choice, Involuntary commitment, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory commitment, Mandatory confinement, Mental competence, Mental disability, Mental institution, Mental retardation, Patient choice
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Mistry v. Interim National Medical and Dental Council of South Africa, et al.

Country: South Africa
Year: 1998
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 1998 (7) BCLR 880 (CC), [1999] 1 LRC 49
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to privacy
Facts:

M, a medical practitioner in private practice, had his property searched pursuant to section 28(1) of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, which empowered inspectors appointed by the respondent Interim National Medical and Dental Council of South Africa (“Council”) to search any premise, place, vehicle, vessel or aircraft where there was a reasonable suspicion …Read more

Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
Download Judgment: English
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