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dc.contributor.author Li, Amy
dc.contributor.author Wang, Pengpeng
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-16T16:54:18Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-16T16:54:18Z
dc.date.issued 2012-04-16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/5142
dc.description Honors thesis en_US
dc.description.abstract This study explores the effect of benefit designs and demographic factors on health care utilization and health status of elderly rural enrollees in the New Cooperative Medical Scheme, a rural health insurance program implemented by the Chinese government in 2003. Using the new data from CHARLS pilot study, we find that immediate reimbursement does not have a statistically significant effect on health utilization as suggested in a previous study, but instead on health status. Other policy-related factors neither have a significant effect due to limited data and large standard deviation nor display a consistent effect. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject health insurance en_US
dc.subject health care utilization en_US
dc.subject health status en_US
dc.subject reimbursement method en_US
dc.subject New Cooperative Medical Scheme en_US
dc.subject rural China en_US
dc.title Health Care Utilization and Health Status of NCMS Elderly Enrollees in China: Evidence from CHARLS Data en_US
dc.department Economics en_US

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