Micro/community health insurance

Micro/community health insurance

Topic Overview

Community or micro-insurance are types of private health insurance that specifically targets low-income people. They offer protection to low-income people against specific perils in exchange for regular premium payments, proportional to the likelihood and cost of the risk involved.

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Hygeia Community Health Plan (HCHP)

The Hygeia Community Health Plan (HCHP) offers health insurance to a total target group of approximately 177,500 people, 67,500 in Lagos and 110,000 in Kwara State. Per July 2010, over 60,000 people were enrolled in the scheme.

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