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Community-Based Health Insurance (Ethiopia)

About the Product(s)

Countries of Operation: Ethiopia
Product status: Active
Institutional Model: Community-based health insurance/mutuelle
Type of Coverage: Voluntary
Type of Policy: Individual + family policy
Benefits and services covered: In-patient and out-patient care

Benefits include all family health services and curative care that are part of the Essential Health Package in Ethiopia. Curative services will include in-patient and out-patient services and acute illnesses.

Premium Amount: The premium amount is different for each region and population.
Frequency of premium payment: Full payment upfront
Subsidy: Full subsidy for select members
Coverage is free for the indigenous population (the poorest 10% of the community).

More about the scheme/information sources


1. USAID's Health Systems 20/20  


Last updated January 2013.