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Employer-sponsored health insurance: low premiums, low savings

Rabbani, Atonu and Sarker, Malabika (2017) Employer-sponsored health insurance: low premiums, low savings. International Growth Centre Blog (09 Mar 2017). Website.

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Abstract

We study the impacts of an employer-sponsored health insurance policy giving modest coverage for in-patient hospitalisation in Bangladesh. There are no evident out-of-pocket cost savings, but there are changes in health care seeking behaviour consistent with the incentives of the programme. Higher premiums for broader coverage may realise higher savings.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 13:25
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81679

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