Barriers to accessing benefits in a community-based insurance scheme: lessons learnt from SEWA Insurance, Gujarat.

@article{Sinha2006BarriersTA,
  title={Barriers to accessing benefits in a community-based insurance scheme: lessons learnt from SEWA Insurance, Gujarat.},
  author={Tara Sinha and Michael Kent Ranson and Mirai Chatterjee and Akash Acharya and Anne J. Mills},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={132-42}
}
This paper seeks to examine barriers faced by members of a community-based insurance (CBI) scheme, which is targeted at poor women and their families, in accessing scheme benefits. CBI schemes have been developed and promoted as mechanisms to offer protection to poor families from the risks of ill-health, death and loss of assets. However, having voluntarily enrolled in a CBI scheme, poor households may find it difficult or impossible to access scheme benefits. The paper describes the results… CONTINUE READING

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