Risk segmentation and equity in the Chilean mandatory health insurance system.

@article{Sapelli2004RiskSA,
  title={Risk segmentation and equity in the Chilean mandatory health insurance system.},
  author={Claudio Sapelli},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          259-65
        }
}
For decades, the Chilean health system has included a requirement for dependent workers to spend a certain percentage of their wages on health insurance. Since 1981, workers have been able to choose between public insurance and several private insurance providers. The reforms introduced more choice, moving away from reliance on an exclusive public provider. By 1999, about half of the country's active dependent workers had opted out of the public and into the private insurance system. The… CONTINUE READING

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