Health microinsurance is gaining increasing attention as a potential solution to increase access to health care by low income populations while reducing their exposure to financial risk. Recent research brings into focus a number of specific issues related to the implementation, client value and business case of micro health insurance, as well as its potential role in social protection.
Please join members of the Microinsurance Network as they engage in a discussion on the latest findings around these issues, including the relative importance of covering inpatient and outpatient care, the design of insurance product that increase access to quality health care, the role of subsidies and technology, how to reach scale, and the role of governments.
The discussion will be informed by the following recently completed studies:
- Leveraging Health Microinsurance in the Movement towards Universal Health Coverage
- Doing the Math: Outpatient Health Insurance in Tanzania
- The Business Case for Health Microinsurance in India: Scalable? Sustainable? Without Government Subsidy?
- Lessons Learned and Good Practices in Health Microinsurance: A Guide for Practitioners
- Value Added Services in Health Microinsurance
- An Online Inventory of Health Microinsurance Schemes and Lessons Learned
When: Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 12 to 1:30 pm Where: Room P6-170 (6th floor), 900 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC - and by webinar
Please RVSP by May 16 to Lauren Peterson (email@example.com) if you plan to attend in person or would like to be connected via webinar.