Advertisement

Topics

Perceived challenges to achieving universal health coverage: a cross-sectional survey of social health insurance managers/administrators in China.

08:00 EDT 2nd June 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Perceived challenges to achieving universal health coverage: a cross-sectional survey of social health insurance managers/administrators in China."

China has achieved over 96% health insurance coverage. However, universal health coverage (UHC) entails population coverage and the range of services covered and the extent to which health service costs are covered. This study aimed to determine the performance of the health insurance system in China in terms of its role in UHC and to identify challenges in the progress of UHC as perceived by health insurance managers/administrators.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: BMJ open
ISSN: 2044-6055
Pages: e014425

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [23662 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Progress Toward Universal Health Coverage: A Comparative Analysis in 5 South Asian Countries.

Achieving universal health coverage is one of the key targets in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Health status and health systems financing in the MENA region: roadmap to universal health coverage.

Since the declaration of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 1990, many countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region made some improvements in maternal and child health and in ta...

Universal Health Coverage and Primary Healthcare: Lessons From Japan Comment on "Achieving Universal Health Coverage by Focusing on Primary Care in Japan: Lessons for Low- and Middle-Income Countries".

A recent editorial by Naoki Ikegami has proposed three key lessons from Japan's experience of achieving virtually universal coverage with primary healthcare services: the need to integrate the existin...

Path Dependence and Universal Health Coverage: The Case of Egypt.

Universal health coverage (UHC) is the big objective in health policy which several countries are seeking to achieve. Egypt is no different and its endeavors to attain UHC have been going on since the...

Use of health services according to income before and after elimination of copayment in Germany and restriction of universal health coverage in Spain.

In Germany copayment for medical consultation was eliminated in 2013, and in Spain universal health coverage was partly restricted in 2012. This study shows the relationship between income and the use...

Clinical Trials [5668 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Cross-sectional Study of the Oral Health of Elderly Inpatients in Acute and Subacute Hospitals in Northumberland and North Tyneside

To provide a point-in-time measurement of the oral health of elderly inpatients across the trust (elderly defined here as over 70 years). This will provide information about the number of ...

A Difference in Subclavian Vein Catheterization Between Supine and Lateral Tilt Position - Stage I

Central venous catheterization is widely used for various purposes during surgery. For central venous catheterization, subclavian vein is selected because of the relatively low risk of inf...

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes With Vitamin D

The work plan will have the following S&T components. Component 1: Cross-sectional Study Cross-sectional study will be of 1.5 years where 400 women from rural will be screened randomly fo...

A Difference in Subclavian Vein Catheterization Between Supine and Lateral Tilt Position - Stage II

Central venous catheterization is widely used for various purposes during surgery. For central venous catheterization, subclavian vein is selected because of the relatively low risk of inf...

PrEP Implementation for Mothers in Antenatal Care

In a region with 15-20% HIV prevalence, an estimated 20% of HIV-uninfected women could have HIV exposures in pregnancy. In a theoretical scenario of perfect PrEP coverage, all women at ris...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.

The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.

Insurance coverage of a physical or mental health condition, disability, or illness existing before health insurance is applied for or enrolled in.

Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.

Federal program, enacted in 1997, for the funding of children's health insurance coverage at the state level for low-income families, affording them effective protection against erosions in employer sponsored coverage.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article