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Social Health Insurance Scheme (Ethiopia)

About the Product(s)

Countries of Operation: Ethiopia
Institutional Model: Public/social insurance
Type of Coverage: Mandatory
Type of Policy: Group policy
Provider of health services: Both public and private providers
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. 

Frequency of premium payment: Payment in regular installments
Subsidy: No subsidy
Healthcare provider paid by: Fee for service (includes full charges, discounted charges, per diem or per case rates - any payment made based on services utilized)

More about the scheme/information sources


  1. USAID's Health Systems 20/20   


Last updated January 2013.