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IHS Mission & Goals:  

Groom Skills,
Gather Evidence and
Generate Knowledge for people's health.

To Improve the Efficacy,
Quality & Equity
of Health Systems.

  

Community Health Insurance and Family Health Protection Plans  

(CHIFHP) for India

  
The Government of India aims to support people under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) to meet their health care costs through an health insurance scheme. The objective of the project is to design and develop  Community Health Insurance and Family Protections Plans for India. The project is funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. 
 
Tasks:
    Preparation of Draft Scheme of " Family Health Insurance Plan". Along with the details of:
  1. Membership eligibility and operational definitions.

  2. Benefit package definition.

  3. Accessibility and service standards.

  4. Rights and obligations of the insured acceptor and

  5. Organization and administration of the health insurance plan. 

Activities:
  1. To study and understand health insurance schemes being implemented in different parts of the country.
  2. Review of literature: Study of available literature on Health Insurance.
  3. Develop the CHIFHP policy document.
Current Status:  
Swablamby Swasthya Yojana (SSY) a Health Insurance Scheme which is being implemented at Ratlam district was studied.

Submitted the CHIFHP on 29-03-2003, to the Department of Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for its consideration.

 

Updated by Samatha Reddy on 22/04/2003  


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