New Health Insurance Study Findings Reported from
The news reporters obtained a quote from the research, "In Kenya, government health policy has prioritized contributory financing strategy (social health insurance) as the main financing mechanism for UHC. However, there are currently no studies that have assessed the cost of either social health insurance (SHI) as the contributory approach or an alternative financing mechanism involving non-contributory (general tax funding) approaches to UHC in
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "However, more innovative financing for health care as well as giving the health sector higher priority in government expenditure will be required to make the non-contributory financing mechanism more sustainable."
For more information on this research see: The cost of free health care for all Kenyans: assessing the financial sustainability of contributory and non-contributory financing mechanisms.
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