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Health Services Utilized By Insurance Clients:The Ghanaian Case

 

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There is a keen interest at present in exploring the potentials of social health insurance to increase access and affordability of health care in Africa. Ghana's National Health Insurance Bill was passed into law in 2003 but fully implemented from late 2005. This book aims to provide assessment of the NHIS client’s utilization of the health services in Ghana. It revealed that utilization of services depends on several factors such as client socio-economic, quality of services provided by health providers and the health insurance scheme management. There is a strong relationship between formal education and enrollment. The NHIS offers a broad benefits package and has lead to increase OPD cases with drastic increased in the number of registrants, the beneficiaries, the renewal and claims submitted over the years. However, considerable challenges remain in relation to strengthening the purchasing role of the NHIS, and also settling debates about its structure and accountability. Health insurance has become the mainstay of the health care financing compare to the "cash and carry" system, and has proved to increase access and utilization of health care services in Ghana.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC76691
AuthorIsaac Akuamoah Boateng and Irene Akuamoah Boateng
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages112
Publishing Year2014-05-30T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783659547331
Edition1 st
Book TypePre-clinical medicine: basic sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00