Giang, Thanh Long (2008): Social Health Insurance in Vietnam.
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This paper aims to provide an overview of the social health insurance scheme in Vietnam, including historical development and current policy issues. It shows that the scheme has significantly contributed to the impressive progresses of the country’s health sector, but it also will face a variety of administrative and financial challenges posed by labor mobility, widening inequality, poverty severity, and expected aging population. The paper also discusses some policy recommendations to improve effectiveness of the scheme, as well as to cope with challenges for further development.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Social Health Insurance in Vietnam|
|Keywords:||social health insurance, health care financing, Vietnam|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I19 - Other
|Depositing User:||Thanh Long Giang|
|Date Deposited:||11. Aug 2008 00:22|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2014 11:19|
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