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Willingness to Pay for Community-Based Health Insurance among Rural Households of Southwest Ethiopia

  title={Willingness to Pay for Community-Based Health Insurance among Rural Households of Southwest Ethiopia},
  author={Melaku Haile Likka and Shimeles Ololo Sinkie and Berhane Megerssa},
  journal={arXiv: General Economics},
Use of healthcare services is inadequate in Ethiopia in spite of the high burden of diseases. User-fee charges are the most important factor for this deficiency in healthcare utilization. Hence, the country is introducing community based and social health insurances since 2010 to tackle such problems. This study was conducted cross-sectionally, in March 2013, to assess willingness of rural households to pay for community-based health insurance in Debub Bench district of Southwest Ethiopia. Two… 

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