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Household out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in India

William Joe

Household out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in India

levels, patterns, and policy concerns

by William Joe

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Published by Centre for Development Studies in Thiruvananthapuram .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Joe & U.S. Mishra.
SeriesWorking paper series -- 418
ContributionsMishra, U. S. 1965-, Centre for Development Studies (Trivandrum, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24111342M
LC Control Number2010316488

  Triple burden of disease and out of pocket healthcare expenditure of women in India Article (PDF Available) in PLoS ONE 13(5):e .   Out of pocket medical expenses make up about 62% of all healthcare costs in India, said Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India .

  Introduction. In low-income countries, direct out-of-pocket (OOP) payments are the principal means of health system financing. India is no exception, where OOP payments account for over 70% of the total health care financing (Government of India ).Such predominant share of OOP payments is indicative of a highly regressive health care system: one that also Cited by: The two key variables underlying the approach are total household out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for health care and a measure of household resources. Income, expenditure, or consumption could be used for the latter. Of these, only income is not directly responsive to medical spending. That may be considered an Size: KB.

out-of-pocket health expenditures in other health facilities. • A link to resources with more detailed how-to information, including existing survey questions to capture out-of-pocket costs. • A step-by-step manual on collecting and analyzing data to obtain comparative out-of-pocket Size: 1MB. ). Often household health expenditure, termed as out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditure, is catastrophic for poor households and increases the level of poverty (Garg and Karan ). Studies have shown that poor households in India are more likely to finance health care through borrowing and sale of assets than wealthier households (Peter et al.


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Introduction. High out-of-pocket spending (OOPS) is now an accepted feature of the Indian health financing system, and there is enough evidence to show that this system continues to put stress on individuals and households [1–2].Successive National Sample Survey (NSS) data shows a steady increase in the share of OOPS in total consumption expenditure Cited by: 8.

Household Out-of-pocket Healthcare Expenditure in India: Levels, Patterns, and Policy Concerns. Catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) occurs when medical cost is equal or exceeding 40% of a household’s non-Poverty and poor health are common consequences of CHE and vice versa.

HOUSEHOLD OUT-OF-POCKET HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE IN INDIA LEVELS, PATTERNS AND POLICY CONCERNS William Joe & U. Mishra October The authors are thankful to D. Narayana and T. Dilip for helpful comments and suggestions on the paper. An earlier version of this paper was presented at an open seminar at CDS.

The authors are. In India out-of-pocket payments on health-care accounted for nearly 68% of total health expenditures in (World Health Organization (WHO) ), which likely resulted in considerable impoverishment of households.

This is suggested by File Size: KB. In literature, Catastrophic Out of Pocket Expenditure is defined as that level of out of pocket expenditure which exceeds some fixed proportion of household income or household’s capacity to pay.

As per National Health Accounts (NHA) of India (), % of Total Health Expenditure in India is considered to be ‘Out of Pocket Expenditure’ by the individuals / households.

Household Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure for FY Households’ OOP expenditures on health in the Republic of Mauritius were estimated at Rs billion in FYrepresenting an amount of US$ million.

Out. Survey Report OOP Expenditure on Health. Survey Report OOP Expenditure on Health File Size: 2MB. private health expenditure among all the countries described in this table, including the poorest countries. Further, all the private expenditure in India (as in some other countries) is constituted by out-of-pocket expenses.

This is inherently regressive and puts a disproportionate burden for health care on poor Size: KB. NEW DELHI: India ranks third in the World Health Organization’s latest list of “countries with highest out of pocket (OOP) expenditure on health” in the south-east Asia region. for health care access and usage.

Recent data showed that Egypt out-of-pocket health payment is about 58% of total health expenditure, whereas public health expenditure is % of total health expenditure. In Tunisia, out-of-pocket health payment is about % while public health is about %.File Size: KB.

The link between out-of-pocket expenditure and poverty is validated in India’s draft National Health Policywhich claims that “55 million Indians fell into [a] serious poverty-trap.

In India, only 5% of the GDP is spent on health and 80% of this is in the form of out of pocket expenditure. In view of this high share of out of pocket expenditure on health care, the Government of India has commissioned a task force, to develop a framework for universal health coverage, as a part of the 12 th five year plan.

Two-thirds of healthcare spending in India is out of pocket, or done by the common man, according to a study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington. At per cent, the study places India sixth among 25 countries where out-of-pocket personal spending on healthcare in was 50 per cent or higher.

The total expenses incurred on healthcare stood at ₹ 5,28, crorein FY16, while household Out Of Pocket Expenditure (OOPE) on health totalled ₹ 3,20, crore ( per cent of the total health Author: Maitri Porecha. Overall, India’s per capita expenditure on health amounted to over 1, Indian rupees that same year.

However, this was an average estimate with some parts of the country focusing on health far. Citation: Kumar D () Does Household of India Face Out of Pocket Expenditure?. Health Econ Outcome Res 4: doi: /X/ Page 2 of 2 Health Econ Outcome Res, an open access journal X Volume 4 • Issue 2 • out of pocket expenditures and also catastrophic impact of these payments (Xu., et al.

; Musgrove, ; Kawabata, et al. ).3 Against this background, the present paper attempts to analyse 1) the magnitude and effect that out-of-pocket payments for health care have on the household spending pattern across. The impact of RSBY on hospital utilization and out-of-pocket health expenditure (English) Abstract.

InIndia launched Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a government subsidized health insurance scheme for the poor that covers secondary hospital care for Below Poverty Line (BPL) by: 1.

Often household health expenditure, termed as out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditure, is catastrophic for poor households and increases the level of poverty (Garg and Karan ).

Studies have shown that poor households in India are more likely to finance health care through borrowing and sale of assets than wealthier households (Peter et al. ).Cited by: National Health Accounts- Estimates For India ( KB) 4: Government Health Expenditures In India ( KB) 5: Household Health Expenditures In India ( KB) 6: Health Insurance Expenditures In India.

Out-of-pocket spending on health care constitutes a significant portion of household expenditure in many low- and middle-income countries.

This study explored levels and determinants of out-of-pocket health expenditures in four African countries—the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Liberia, Namibia.Citation Joe, William & U.S. Mishra () Household out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in India: levels, patterns and policy concerns.

CDS working papers, noCited by: episode of illnesses (reported morbidity). Household health care expenditure is defined as the out-of-pocket expenditures on drug and medicines, consultation fees, hospital bed charges, transport charges to the treatment site and daily leaving cost, including food and lodging for the escorts of the ailing household member.