A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF DECLINING MEMBERSHIP IN MICRO HEALTH INSURANCE IN KARNATAKA

Savitha, B (2014) A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF DECLINING MEMBERSHIP IN MICRO HEALTH INSURANCE IN KARNATAKA. SIES Journal of Management, 10 (1). pp. 12-21. ISSN ISSN:0974-2956

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Abstract

Micro health insurance (MHI) aims to tackle the impoverishing effects of huge medical bills. An understanding of the factors that act as barriers to enrolment is essential to enhance the risk pool and long term sustainability.This study was undertakento ascertain thereasons for declining membership in a MHI scheme in Karnataka.A variety of reasonsfor declining membership such aslack of money, intra household factors, and lack of clarity on the scheme features was highlighted as barriers. Identification of barriers and designing the scheme according to the requirements of target population is the need of the hour.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health care financing, health insurance, barriers, financial protection, micro health insurance
Subjects: Management > MIM Manipal
Depositing User: MIM User
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2014 05:15
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 15:15
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140762

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