Publicly-Financed Health Insurance Schemes: Concerns about Impact Assessment

Economic & Political Weekly, January 5, 2013, Vol. XLVIII, No. 1

4 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2013

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Sukumar Vellakkal

Public Health foundation of India (PHFI)

Shah Ebrahim

Public Health Foundation of India

Abstract

This article stresses that any impact assessment of health insurance schemes is sensitive to the methodology as well as the data used for analysis. It is based on two recent studies evaluating the impact of publicly-financed health insurance schemes on beneficiaries.

Keywords: health insurance, impact assessment

Suggested Citation

Vellakkal, Sukumar and Ebrahim, Shah, Publicly-Financed Health Insurance Schemes: Concerns about Impact Assessment. Economic & Political Weekly, January 5, 2013, Vol. XLVIII, No. 1 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2198749

Sukumar Vellakkal (Contact Author)

Public Health foundation of India (PHFI) ( email )

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New Delhi, Delhi 110070
India

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Shah Ebrahim

Public Health Foundation of India ( email )

4 Institutional Area
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi, Delhi 110070
India

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