Analysing Catastrophic OOP Health Expenditure in India: Concepts, Determinants and Policy Implications

Published By: IGIDR on eSS | Published Date: February, 11 , 2010

The present paper attempts to modify definition of catastrophic out-of-pocket health expenditure by characterising it based on consumption of necessities. Catastrophic health expenditure is defined as one which reduces the non-health expenditure to a level where household is unable to maintain consumption of necessities. Based on this definition of catastrophic health expenditure, the paper examines determinants of catastrophic OOP health expenditure in India.

Author(s): Rama Pal | Posted on: Feb 11, 2010 | Views(1117) | Download (640)


Member comments

Submit

No Comments yet! Be first one to initiate it!

For permission to reproduce this paper in any way, please contact the parent institution.
Creative Commons License