Is the medical financial assistance program an effective supplement to social health insurance for low-income households in China? A cross-sectional study

Abstract

BACKGROUND China uses both social health insurance (SHI) programs and a medical financial assistance (MFA) program to protect the poor from illness-induced financial risks. The MFA provides a dual benefit package targeting low-income families: subsidizing these families' participation in SHI programs, and providing cash aid to protect them from catastrophic… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12939-017-0638-3

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