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Report
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Henry-Lee, Aldrie; Yearwood, Andrea
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Author Affiliation
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
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Report Title
Protecting the poor and the medically indigent under health insurance: A case study of Jamaica: Small applied research no. 6
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Place of Publication
Bethesda, Maryland
Publisher Name
Partnerships for Health Reform Project. Abt Associates Inc.
Date of Publication
1999
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vii, 65
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http:; www.phrplus.org/Pubs/sar6.pdf
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Abstract
In 1997, The Jamaican Government circulated a Green Paper on a proposed National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP). There was much debate and controversy surrounding the proposals put forward in the Paper. The Government hopes to implement the NHIP by June, 2000. This study attempts to provide guidelines to the implementers. The specific objectives of this study were as follows: (1) To identify the illness patterns and expenditure profiles of the patients with three main chronic illnesses; Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Illness; (2) Use the data to estimate the cost of treating and covering these diseases: (3) To examine the level of medical indigence or at risk-of-medical indigence experienced by the persons surveyed and (4) To examine the factors associated with medical indigence or at risk-of-medical indigence.....
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