Kenya’s National Hospital Insurance Fund provides a foundation for providing access to health insurance and healthcare services. In order to improve coverage rates across the country, particularly in rural areas, the programme may consider partnering with health microinsurers, which can offer hospital cash and value-added services.
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Benefits of public-private partnerships in health microinsurance: the Kenyan context
This paper discusses Kenya’s public health insurance scheme- the National Hospital Insurance Fund- and presents ways in which the programme can partner with health microinsurers to achieve the goal of universal access to healthcare services.