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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Hospital Angelina Caron

Hospital Angelina Caron was funded in 1982 and has grown to be one of the most important medical centers in the Southern region of Brazil. Of its 300,000 patients annually, 95% are covered by the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS).

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