Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

BASIC file of Vektis C.V.
BASIC bestand van Vektis C.V.

Topic
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Health and Health Care
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually.

Type of data


Registry

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Registries


Registries, based on data from health insurers


Access to data


Data cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access not yet arranged, but conditions will be: (1) Access fee (2) official authorization is required (CCS) (3) authorisation of register holder (CVZ) is required.


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Documentation is only available in Dutch.


Coverage


Data was collected in 2009; data collection is ongoing and is scheduled to continue at some point in the future. It is nearly integral observation.


2009


Not applicable


Not applicable


Almost entire Dutch population, excluding those not obliged to be insured via basic national health insurance.


No age restrictions


Representative for all Dutch inhabitants, insured via basic national health insurance.


Detailed study of: Expenditures on health services (within basic national health insurance).


Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number.


Data quality


Entry errors within a certain type of health insurers who act as middle-men.


None


Consistent


Applicability


Strengths: The registry has (near) completeness and is an official source for calculations for redistributing government subsidies among health insurers.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)