Publication: Health insurance for India’s poor: Meeting the challenge with information technology

Date: 
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The publication describes how the Government of India has extended protection against catastrophic health expenditures to poor and informal workers through Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a national health insurance scheme whose design and implementation is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
  • Writer: Karen Birdsall
  • Peer reviewed by : Changqing Sun, Senior Economist, World Bank

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with India‘s Ministry of Labour and Employment, January 2015

Download the full report : http://www.bmz.de/en/healthportal/good-practices/GHPC/Health_Insurance_India_New/RSBY_EN_long.pdf