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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

Sources:

1. USAID's Health Systems 20/20  

 

Last updated January 2013.