Challenges and Strategies to Extend Health Insurance to the Poor
PROTECTING THE POOR - A MICROINSURANCE COMPENDIUM, Churchill C., ed., Munich Re Foundation/ILO, 2006
44 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2007
Health insurance has several peculiarities that distinguish it from other types of coverage, such as life and property. This chapter reviews the specific characteristics of health microinsurance, paying special attention to the different points of view of insurance providers and the insured. The chapter structures its arguements along the business-process of health microinsurance and discusses implications of different features.
Keywords: Microinsurance, health insurance, health microinsurance
JEL Classification: D10, D20, G22, I19, O17
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