Bharat Integrated Social Welfare Agency (BISWA)
Year launched: 1995
ApproachEnhancing ProcessesEnhancing Processes›Mobile clinicFinancing CareFinancing Care›Micro/community health insurance
Country of Operation
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
SummaryBISWA provides health insurance via self-help groups and assumes role of insurer and intermediary facilitation for early claim settlement.
Key program components
In addition to health microinsurance, BISWA provides health camps, eye camps, and camps for consultation on disabilities, and community based drug distribution centers. The premium is US$7 (RS. 325) per year.
Existing or expanding (post-pilot)
Primary source of funding:
Additional source(s) of funding:
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