Ruth Koren

Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine

PhD

Ramat Aviv

Tel-Aviv, 6997801

Israel

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Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance Among Rural and Poor Persons: Field Evidence from Seven Micro Health Insurance Units in India

Health Policy, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Micro Insurance Academy e.V. and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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Citation 19

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micro health insurance, social insurance, insurance for the poor, community based health insurance, health financing, willingness-to-pay

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Cost of Illness: Evidence from a Study in Five Resource-Poor Locations in India

Indian Journal for Medical Research (New Delhi), Vol. 127, pp. 343-357, April 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2008
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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India, cost of illness, health expenditures, direct health expenditures, indirect health expenditures, rural population

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Health Insurance Benefit Packages Prioritized by Low-Income Clients in India: Three Criteria to Estimate Effectiveness of Choice

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Sep 2007
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Public Health foundation of India (PHFI) and Head Section on Ethics and Health Policy
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micro health insurance, social insurance, insurance for the poor, community based health insurance, health financing

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Eliciting Health Insurance Benefit Choices of Low Income Groups

Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai), Vol. 42, No. 32, pp. 3331-3339, August 11-17, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2008
Head Section on Ethics and Health Policy, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Public Health foundation of India (PHFI), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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micro health insurance, social insurance, insurance for the poor, community based health insurance, health financing

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Field Based Evidence of Enhanced Healthcare Utilization Among Persons Insured by Micro Health Insurance Units in Philippines

Health Policy, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Institute of Public Health Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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Healthcare utilization, Community financing, Micro health insurance (MIUs), Insurance/health, Voluntary, Health services accessibility

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Microinsurance: Innovations in Low-Cost Health Insurance

Health Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 1788-1798, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Micro Insurance Academy e.V., BAIF Development Research Foundation, affiliation not provided to SSRN, MACIF-Mutavie, NIDAN and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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Microinsurance, India, Health Insurance, Low-Income Populations

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Incidence of Illness Among Resource-Poor Households: Evidence From Five Locations in India

Indian Journal for Medical Research (New Delhi), Vol. 130, pp. 146-154, August 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2009
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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India; incidence of illness; low-income population; self-reported medical information

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The Impact of Filipino Micro Health Insurance Units on Income-Related Equality of Access to Healthcare

Health Policy, Vol. 77, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
David M. Dror, Ruth Koren and D.M. Steinberg
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Tel Aviv University - Department of Statistics and Operations Research
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Cross-Sectional Studies, Health Services Accessibility, Humans, Insurance, Health, Utilization, Philippines, Socioeconomic Factors

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The Elusive Quest for Estimates of Willingness to Pay for Health Microinsurance

Protecting the Poor: A Microinsurance Compendium. Vol II. Edited by C. Churchill and M. Matul. Geneva, ILO, 2012. Chapter 7. pp: 156-173
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Sep 2012
David M. Dror and Ruth Koren
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA) and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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microinsurance, health insurance, contingent valuation, willingness to pay for health insurance

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Estimating Willingness-to-Pay for Health Insurance Among Rural Poor in India By Reference to Engel's Law

Social Science & Medicine 76 (2013) pp. 67-73
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), IBEX Project Services and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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Can the Rural Poor in India Afford to Treat Non-Communicable Diseases?

Tropical Medicine and International Health; September 4, 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03070.x
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 07 Sep 2012
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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India, non-communicable diseases, health financing, rural, low-income population

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'First We Go to the Small Doctor': First Contact for Curative Health Care Sought by Rural Communities in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, India

Indian Journal of Medical Research, Vol. 134, No. 11, pp. 627-663, November 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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First healthcare contact, primary curative healthcare, informal, health seeking, non-degree allopathic providers, rural, traditional healers

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Hardship Financing of Healthcare Among Rural Poor in Orissa, India

BioMed Central Health Services Research, Vol. 12, p. 23, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Mar 2012
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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India. hardship financing, catastrophic healthcare costs, access to healthcare

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Implementing a Participatory Model of Micro Health Insurance Among Rural Poor with Evidence from Nepal

The Geneva Papers 2014, 39, (280–303)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2014
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Micro Insurance Academy, International Institute of Health Management Research, Micro Insurance Academy and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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Nepal; micro health insurance; community-based health scheme; benefit-package design; health insurance performance indicators; microinsurance implementation process

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A Model to Estimate the Impact of Thresholds and Caps on Coverage Levels in Community-Based Health Insurance Schemes in Low-Income Countries

Health, 6, 822-835, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Mar 2014
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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Distributions, Healthcare Costs, Community-Based Health Insurance, Micro Health Insurance, Thresholds, Caps

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'One for All and All for One': Consensus-Building within Communities in Rural India on Their Health Microinsurance Package

Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, August 2014 Volume 2014:7 Pages 139-153 DOI 10.2147/RMHP.S66011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Aug 2014
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), International Institute of Health Management Research, University of Cologne, Micro Insurance Academy and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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benefit-package design, micro health insurance, community-based health insurance, CBHI

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Impact of Community-Based Health Insurance in Rural India on Self-Medication & Financial Protection of the Insured

Dror, D.M., Chakrarborty, A., Majumdar, A., Panda, P. and Koren, R. (2016) ‘Impact of community-based health insurance in rural India on self-medication & financial protection of the insured’, Indian Journal of Medical Research, 143(6), pp. 809–820. doi: 10.4103/0971-5916.192075.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Oct 2016
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Public Health Foundation of India, Micro Insurance Academy, International Institute of Health Management Research and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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community-based health insurance, financial protection, hardship financing, rural India, self-medication

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Illness Mapping: A Time and Cost Effective Method to Estimate Healthcare Data Needed to Establish Community-Based Health Insurance

BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012, 12:153 doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-153 Published: 9 October 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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Involving the Rural Poor in Rajasthan in Health Insurance Benefit Package Design

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 17 Jun 2007
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Head Section on Ethics and Health Policy and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine

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