Health insurance

posted Sep 29, 2014, 1:44 AM by Jeff Knezovich
3 October, 11:30-13:00, 1.42

This session includes two presentations each on three topics: large-scale evidence of access effects; complexity in implementing insurance programmes; and user experiences of access to insurance and care.

Moderator: Peter Berman, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Systems and Economics, Harvard University, USA

  • Peter Annear, Academic, Nossal Institute for Global Health, Australia, Effective strategies for providing prepaid insurance and universal coverage to informal sector workers in low- and middle-income countries: The state of the evidence
  • Caroline Jehu-Appiah, Health Economist, African Development Bank, Tunis, The impact of a multi-stakeholder problem-solving programme on increasing enrolment in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: A cluster-randomized controlled trial
  • Gayatri Ganesh, Qualitative Research Consultant, Institute of Public Health, India, Social exclusion of women in a health financing scheme in Karnataka, India
  • Davidson Gwatkin, Senior Fellow, Results for Development, USA, How many poor people go without health care because of Its cost? The case of Central America 
  • Leizel Lagrada, OIC Vice President, Quality Assurance Group, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Philippines, The no-balance billing policy: Establishing and improving financial risk protection among sponsored patients in the Philippines
  • Luz Maria Gonzalez-Robledo, Associate Professor, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Mexico, Using complex adaptive systems lens: The dynamics of Mexico´s Seguro Popular policy adaptation
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