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In Mexico, Seguro Popular is a landmark government program aimed to guarantee universal access to health services, especially for the most vulnerable populations. Since its adoption in 2004, important changes have been made to improve the performance of Seguro Popular. In this article, we present the main changes that have been implemented in Seguro Popular during the current administration (2012-2018) and propose a series of considerations to improve its performance in the immediate future and thus contribute to achieving the goal of universal health coverage in Mexico.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Health systems and reform
To determine the impact of Seguro Popular (SPS) on catastrophic and impoverishing household expenditures and on the financial protection of the Mexican health system.
In 2004 the government of Mexico initiated an ambitious program, Seguro Popular, to extend health insurance coverage to poor and informal-sector workers. While the program had a protective effect duri...
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State bounded on the north by Oklahoma, on the east by Arkansas and Louisiana, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by New Mexico.
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