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Health financing reform towards universal insurance coverage: A case study of six cities in China

Li, Cheng; Yu, Yuan; Okma, Kieke G H; Yu, Min


The Urban Resident Basic Medical Insurance (URBMI) is a core component of the ongoing health financing reform towards universal insurance coverage in China. This paper reviews the introduction of URBMI in six Chinese cities, based on comparative institutional analysis and use of publicly available data. In the early 21st century, the Chinese government announced plans for universal health insurance. Rather than one populationwide scheme, however, it designed several separate schemes for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: HealthMED


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