The impact of the health insurance program on the near-poor in Vietnam

Nguyen Duc, Thanh (2015) The impact of the health insurance program on the near-poor in Vietnam. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis is a cross-sectional study of a health insurance scheme for a representative sample of the near-poor in Cao Lanh district, Dong Thap province, Vietnam. It examines insurance coverage, health service utilisation, out-of-pocket expenditures and their associated factors. The research findings contribute evidence for policy makers who seek to improve the health insurance scheme for socioeconomically disadvantaged people in Vietnam, which is an important component of national efforts to implement universal health insurance. This community-level research adds to the evidence-base needed to improve the insurance system and thereby influence the quality of health care services.

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ID Code: 86081
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Wilson, Andrew & Dunne, Michael
Keywords: The near-poor, Universal health coverage, Insurance coverage, Use of insurance card, Out-of-pocket expenditures
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2015 05:49
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2015 05:49

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