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The Resource The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries, Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw, editors

The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries, Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw, editors

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The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries
Title
The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries
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Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
Over the past twenty years, many low- and middle-income countries have experimented with health insurance options. While their plans have varied widely in scale and ambition, their goals are the same: to make health services more affordable through the use of public subsidies while also moving care providers partially or fully into competitive markets. Until now, however, we have known little about the actual effects of these dramatic policy changes. Understanding the impact of health insurance-based care is key to the public policy debate of whether to extend insurance to low-income populatio
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The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries, Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw, editors
Label
The impact of health insurance in low- and middle-income countries, Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw, editors
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7864/j.ctt12638q
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
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Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why and how we're studying health insurance in the developing world? / Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw -- A review of the evidence / Ursula Giedion and Beatriz Yadira Díaz -- Low-cost health insurance schemes to protect the poor in Namibia / Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Wendy Janssens, and Jacques van der Gaag -- Ghana's national health insurance scheme / Slavea Chankova, Chris Atim, and Laurel Hatt -- Impact of health insurance on access, use, and health status in Costa Rica / James Cercone [and others] -- Health insurance and access to health services, health services use, and health status in Peru / Ricardo Bitrán, Rodrigo Muñoz, and Lorena Prieto -- The impact of health insurance on use, spending, and health in Indonesia / Facundo Cuevas and Susan W. Parker -- The impact of a social experiment--rural mutual health care--on health care use, financial risk protection, and health status in rural China / Winnie Yip and William Hsiao -- Colombia's big bang health insurance reform / Ursula Giedion [and others] -- Main findings, research issues, and policy implications / Maria-Luisa Escobar, Charles C. Griffin, and R. Paul Shaw
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1 online resource (xiv, 221 pages)
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9780815705611
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