A national survey of ethnic differences in knowledge and understanding of supplementary health insurance

@inproceedings{Green2017ANS,
  title={A national survey of ethnic differences in knowledge and understanding of supplementary health insurance},
  author={Manfred S. Green and Samah Hayek and Jalal Tarabeia and Mohammad Yehia and Neta HaGani},
  booktitle={Israel journal of health policy research},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge and understanding of what health insurance covers is an important public health issue. In Israel, whereas national health insurance covers all residents, optional supplemental health insurance (SHI) can be purchased from the healthcare providers, for additional, special services. The purpose of this study was to identify disparities between Jews and Arabs in their knowledge and understanding of SHI. METHODS National, cross-sectional, telephone survey using a structured… CONTINUE READING