Health Care Utilization and Health Status of NCMS Elderly Enrollees in China: Evidence from CHARLS Data
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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.
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CitationLi, Amy; & Wang, Pengpeng (2012). Health Care Utilization and Health Status of NCMS Elderly Enrollees in China: Evidence from CHARLS Data. Honors thesis, Duke University. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/5142.
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