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Out-Of-Pocket (OOP) Financial Risk Protection: The Role of Health Insurance

@inproceedings{Madheswaran2015OutOfPocketF,
  title={Out-Of-Pocket (OOP) Financial Risk Protection: The Role of Health Insurance},
  author={S. Madheswaran and A. Sahoo},
  year={2015}
}
Though health has been considered a fundamental human right since the Alma Ata Declaration in 1978, still a significant proportion of world population don’t get access to basic healthcare simply due to their inability to pay. With the increasing incidence of life style diseases, advent of new healthcare technology and privatisation of healthcare, cost of healthcare has increased manifolds and become unaffordable to many. More people end up spending catastrophic sums and often adopt… Expand
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