Preferences for benefit packages for community-based health insurance: an exploratory study in Nigeria

  title={Preferences for benefit packages for community-based health insurance: an exploratory study in Nigeria},
  author={Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe and Chima Onoka and Nkolika P. Uguru and Tasie Nnenna and Benjamin Uzochukwu and Soludo Bartholomew Eze and Joses M. Kirigia and Amos Petu},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
BACKGROUND It is important that community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes are designed in such a way as to ensure the relevance of the benefit packages to potential clients. Hence, this paper provides an understanding of the preferred benefit packages by different economic status groups as well as urban and rural dwellers for CBHI in Southeast Nigeria. METHODS The study took place in rural, urban and semi-urban communities of south-east Nigeria. A questionnaire was used to collect… CONTINUE READING
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