Benin's National Health Insurance (RAMU)
Country of Operation
- Benin's National Health Insurance (RAMU)Not-for-profit
SummaryThe National Health Insurance (RAMU), when launched, will initially cover hospitalizations, pharmaceuticals and more for those in the formal sector. It will then expand to the informal sector.
This program seeks to increase access to lifesaving health care for people in Benin.
Key program components
The proposed implementation plan will first include the formal sector. The informal sector is expected to be integrated through the mutuelle community-based health insurance schemes that are already in place. The proposed benefits cover primary care, hospitalization, pharmaceuticals, lab tests, mandatory vaccines, and pre- and postnatal care for expectant mothers. The monthly premiums are estimated to range from US$3 to US$30.