Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Methods to assess the efficiency of local budget performance of the compulsory medical insurance fund in the Volga Federal District

Vol. 16, Iss. 6, JUNE 2018

Received: 6 February 2018

Received in revised form: 28 February 2018

Accepted: 15 March 2018

Available online: 15 June 2018


JEL Classification: G28, I00

Pages: 1014–1027

Yashina N.T. National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Khansuvarova E.A. National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Chesnokova L.A. National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Malysheva E.S. Privolzhsky Research Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Subject The article considers issues of improving the management of local funds of the compulsory medical insurance.
Objectives The aim of the study is to determine the current condition of territorial budgets of the compulsory medical insurance funds in the Volga Federal District, and to develop methods for their integrated assessment.
Methods The study employs methods of economic, systems analysis, and mathematical statistics.
Results We developed tools to assess the efficiency of local budgets execution of medical insurance funds in the Volga Federal District. The tools enable to create necessary conditions for effective operation of medical institutions operating in the market economy. The paper offers a methodology for integrated assessment of local budgets of the compulsory medical insurance funds on the basis of total standardized ratio subject to the created system of relative indices.
Conclusions The paper justifies that increasing the effectiveness of health management at all levels, and especially of territorial funds of compulsory medical insurance is an urgent economic and scientific-practical problem of the industry reforms.

Keywords: efficiency, budget execution, local budget, standardized ratio, aggregate indicator


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