Can medical insurance coverage reduce disparities of income in elderly patients requiring long-term care? The case of the People’s Republic of China

@inproceedings{Zhang2014CanMI,
  title={Can medical insurance coverage reduce disparities of income in elderly patients requiring long-term care? The case of the People’s Republic of China},
  author={Zhenyu Zhang and J B Wang and Mingjuan J Jin and Mei Li and Litao Zhou and Fangyuan Jing and Kun Chen},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The People's Republic of China's population is aging rapidly, partly because of the impact of the one-child policy and improvements in the health care system. Caring for bedridden seniors can be a challenge for many families in the People's Republic of China. OBJECTIVE To identify the inequality of income among different age groups and social statuses, and evaluate the medical burden and health insurance compensation in the People's Republic of China. METHODS We measured income… CONTINUE READING
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