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Private voluntary health insurance : consumer protection and prudential regulation (English)

Health care expenditures can be financed through a mix of public resources and private spending. Private spending is a much larger share of total health spending in low- and middle-income countries than in higher income countries. ... See More +

Publication 68964 JAN 01, 2012

Brunner, Greg; Gottret, Pablo; Hansl, Birgit; Kalavakonda, Vijayasekar; Nagpal, Somil; Tapay, Nicole Disclosed

Global marketplace for private health insurance : strength in numbers (English)

The development challenges of addressing health problems in low- and middle-income countries are daunting but not insurmountable. There are now known and affordable interventions to deal with many aspects of the HIV/AIDS crisis as well as the continued challenge posed by malaria and other major infectious diseases. ... See More +

Publication 51832 NOV 18, 2009

Preker, Alexander S.; Zweifel, Peter; Schellekens, Onno P.; Disclosed

Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 51523 NOV 05, 2009


Georgia - Primary Health Care Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 49529 JUL 10, 2009


Private voluntary health insurance in development : friend or foe? (English)

This volume presents findings of a World Bank review of the existing and potential role of private voluntary health insurance in low- and middle-income countries and is the third volume in a series of reviews of health care financing. ... See More +

Publication 38281 JAN 01, 2007

Preker, Alexander S.[editor]; Sheffler, Richard M.[editor]; Bassett, Mark C.[editor] Disclosed

World Bank : Health systems development (March 2005) (English)

Each issue of this newsletter includes the following sections: Leadership Forum, Featured Reading, Event, Bulletin Board, Archives and information on newsletter subscription. ... See More +

121254 MAR 01, 2005

Pauly,Mark Vincent Disclosed

Voluntary (private) opt-out insurance : is it good for Russia? (English)

Granting a "right" to opt out of the mandatory health insurance system is a notion that needs to be assessed carefully. The proposed voluntary insurance opt out is considered as a substitute to mandatory insurance. ... See More +

Working Paper 29007 MAR 01, 2003


Determinants of demand for health card in Thailand (English)

The health insurance card scheme was introduced as the Health Card Project (HCP) in 1983. This program was based on the risk sharing of health expenditures with no cost sharing in a voluntary health insurance prepayment scheme. ... See More +

Working Paper 28906 SEP 01, 2001

Supakankunti, Siripen