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Health insurance for India’s poor

Publication Type:

Report

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Source:

A publication in the German Health Practice Collection, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) (2015)

URL:

http://star-www.giz.de/starweb/giz/pub/servlet.starweb

Abstract:

This publication describes how the Government of India has extended protection against catastrophic health expenditures to poor and informal workers through Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a national health insurance scheme whose design and implementation is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

Document Category: Health, Urban Poverty, Research Report

This publication describes how the Government of India has extended protection against catastrophic health expenditures to poor and informal workers through Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a national health insurance scheme whose design and implementation is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).