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Beyond Survival: Protecting Households from Health Shocks by Christian Baeza, Truman Packard, Fernando Montenegro-torres

By Christian Baeza, Truman Packard, Fernando Montenegro-torres

'Beyond Survival' breaks new floor within the ongoing debate approximately healthiness finance and monetary safety from the prices of healthiness care. The proof and dialogue aid the necessity to reflect on monetary security, as well as healthiness prestige, as a coverage goal while environment priorities for overall healthiness platforms. This publication stories the Latin American event with wellbeing and fitness reform within the final twenty years and the basics of future health process financing, utilizing new facts to teach the importance and mechanisms that be certain the impoverishing results of health and wellbeing occasions (diseases, injuries, and people of the existence cycle). It presents suggestions for coverage makers on how one can shield, and aid family to guard themselves,against this impoverishment. The authors use empirical proof from six case experiences commissioned for this record, on Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, and Mexico. This publication offers coverage makers with an excellent conceptual foundation for judgements at the contents of essential medical health insurance profit programs, offerings of financing mechanisms, and the jobs of public coverage during this box. 'Beyond Survival' presents an in-depth research of, and organizational possible choices for, danger pooling and medical insurance for monetary safeguard. It analyzes the pressing have to expand hazard pooling to the casual zone, the demanding situations for present social coverage preparations, and ideas for coverage makers to successfully expand danger pooling to the casual area.

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Reproduced by permission. (equity subsidy) as two separate objectives and effects of risk pooling in health. 3. Sources of Financing for an Equity Subsidy There are at least three options for financing an equity subsidy: subsidies within a risk pool, subsidies across different risk pools, and public subsidies. Health care systems in LAC used one or a combination of these options. An in-depth analysis of each option is beyond the scope of this report, but a brief review of each illustrates the complexity of ensuring equity subsidy for the financial protection of everyone.

1, most LAC countries spend less than expected for their GDP per capita in terms of total fiscal expenditures as a proportion of total health expenditures. Notable exceptions are Colombia, Costa Rica, and Bolivia. Because public expenditures on health (fiscal and other) are low, private health expenditures are high in most LAC countries. This would not necessarily be problematic if those private expenditures reflected high demand for private contributory health insurance, but it does not in most LAC countries.

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