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BEHAVIOUR IN INDIA : SOCIO-ECONOMIC DISPARITIES AND THE EFFECT OF HEALTH INSURANCE

@inproceedings{Sahoo2014BEHAVIOURII,
  title={BEHAVIOUR IN INDIA : SOCIO-ECONOMIC DISPARITIES AND THE EFFECT OF HEALTH INSURANCE},
  author={A. Sahoo and S. Madheswaran},
  year={2014}
}
The purpose of this paper is to probe issues such as inequality in healthcare utilisation, impoverishment due to increasing out-of-pocket (OOP) health expenditure, growing dependence on informal sources of healthcare and strengthening the role of insurance, which has been gaining importance within the healthcare systems in low and middle-income countries, including India. The provision of health insurance (HI) is seen as one of the major agendas for policy makers for ensuring universal health… Expand

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