State Health Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditures in Andhra Pradesh, India
AbstractIn 2007, the state of Andhra Pradesh in southern India began rolling out the Aarogyasri health insurance to reduce catastrophic health expenditures in households â€œbelow the poverty line.â€ The program and the districts are evaluated over time to evaluate the impacts of the scheme using difference-in-differences. [Working Paper No. 298]. URL:[http://www.cgdev.org/files/1426275_file_Fan_Karanb_Mahald_state_health_insurance_FINAL.pdf]
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health insurance; health expenditure; tertiary care; poverty; India; Andhra Pradesh; southern India; poverty line; households; Aarogyasri; scheduled caste; scheduled tribe households; medical impoverishment; insurance; population; revenue generation; public and private providers;
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- Victoria Fan & Anup Karan & Ajay Mahal, 2012. "State health insurance and out-of-pocket health expenditures in Andhra Pradesh, India," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 189-215, September.
- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
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