The Actuarial Practice of Oliver Wyman developed the Carrier Trend Survey in order to conduct market research in the health insurance and HMO industry. This report summarizes the January 2012 trends from the survey that Oliver Wyman sent to healthcare carriers in November 2011.
This paper evaluates the impact of health insurance on resource mobilisation, financial protection, service utilisation, quality of care, social inclusion and community empowerment in low- and lower-middle-income countries in Africa and Asia.
Effectiveness of public health insurance schemes on financial risk protection in Thailand: the assessments of purchasers’ capacities, contractors’ responses and impact on patients
By early 2002, Thailand achieved universal coverage in access to health care by introducing a tax-funded health insurance scheme, the UC scheme. Since 2002, there have been three public health insurance schemes providing health insurance coverage for the entire population of Thais.
Health insurance and the consequent risk pooling are believed to be essential components of a sustainable healthcare financing system. This paper researched Singaporeans who had not procured health insurance over and above MediShield, the national government health insurance program and why.