This report examines risk pooling in health care finance, with particular reference to developing economies pooling is the health system function whereby collected health revenues are. Pooling ensures that the risk related to financing health interventions is borne by all the members of the pool and not by each contributor individually its main purpose is to share the financial risk associated with health interventions for which there is uncertain need.
Risk pooling in healthcare financing cms view on meaningful risk pooling in pursuit of universal health coverage cms nhi advisory committee introduction. Collecting revenue, pooling risk, collecting revenue, pooling risk, and purchasing services 47 it is important to keep in mind that, although tax revenues collecting revenue, pooling risk, and purchasing services countries collecting revenue, pooling risk, and purchasing services collecting revenue,.
Risk pooling is traditionally viewed as an insurance function, where financial risk associated with health interventions for which the need is uncertain is equitably shared within the covered population. Thus health financing policies across the world promote risk pooling mech anisms to protect people from this barrier to health care, often with special attention given to the poor yet the implication of such health financing mech anisms is that the healthy will end up paying for some or all of the health care services used by the sick. Risk pooling in health care finance kiran charania april 26, 2012 risk pooling is a mechanism where revenue and contributions are pooled so that the risk of having to pay for health care is not borne by each contributor individually.
Health systems that rely on health insurance to finance health care often have multiple insurance funds covering different segments of the population in low-income countries, this is regarded as the most feasible option for securing universal access to quality and affordable health care services12 3. 2 collecting revenue, pooling risk, and purchasing services countries need to mobilize sufﬁcient resources to provide essential health services for.
Risk pooling in health care financing: the implications for health system performance (english) abstract pooling is the health system function whereby collected health revenues are transferred to purchasing organizations. 1 risk pooling in health care finance executive summary pooling is the health system function whereby collected health revenues are transferred to.