44030-012: Rural Health Insurance: Improving Provider Payment Methods

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

In 2003, the PRC launched the New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NRCMS), a health insurance scheme run by counties, to address the high out-of-pocket expenditures for health care in rural areas. Funding for NRCMS is provided by central and local governments on a per capita basis (CNY20 in 2003, CNY80 in 2009) and rural residents contribute a fixed amount on a voluntary basis (CNY10 in 2003, CNY20 in 2009). NRCMS has made great progress; in 2008, it covered 100% of counties, and in 2009, it en... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 44030-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7592
Approval Date 03 Sep 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300
Sector / Subsector Classification Not yet classified
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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Claude Bodart
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Rural Health Mgt, Ministry of Health

PDS Creation Date
24 Mar 2010

Last PDS Update
02 May 2014

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