Adverse selection in China's New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to examine the adverse selection in participation in the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NRCMS), as well as in outpatient and inpatient service utilization, in Chaoyang, Beijing, China. Design/methodology/approach - Probit model is established to test whether the rural Findings - This paper finds that the rural Originality/value - This is the first study to empirically test the adverse selection in China's medical insurance market from the perspective of two different types of households, which are CH and PRH.
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Volume (Year): 4 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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