Achieving universal health coverage through voluntary insurance: what can we learn from the experience of Lao PDR?

@inproceedings{Alkenbrack2013AchievingUH,
  title={Achieving universal health coverage through voluntary insurance: what can we learn from the experience of Lao PDR?},
  author={Sarah Elizabeth Alkenbrack and Bart Jacobs and Magnus Lindelow},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The Government of Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has embarked on a path to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) through implementation of four risk-protection schemes. One of these schemes is community-based health insurance (CBHI) - a voluntary scheme that targets roughly half the population. However, after 12 years of implementation, coverage through CBHI remains very low. Increasing coverage of the scheme would require expansion to households in both villages where… CONTINUE READING
BETA
6
Twitter Mentions

Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 59 REFERENCES

Dynamic process of adverse selection: evidence from a subsidized community-based health insurance in rural China

L Zhang, H Wang
  • Soc Sci Med
  • 2008
VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…