Government health insurance

Government health insurance

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A national or sub-national health insurance scheme that is sponsored by the government and pools funding, spreads risk across the population, and offers protection against specific health needs.

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iHEA World Congress on Health Economics: Exploring the role of microinsurance and informal providers in achieving universal health coverage
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Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme

This public insurance scheme launched by the Tamil Nadu State Government through the United India Insurance Company provides free medical and surgical treatment in Government and Private hospitals to the members of any family in Tamil Nadu whose annual family income is less than Rs. 72,000.

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