Myanmar Strategic Purchasing 6: Improving Medical Record Keeping

Resource Type: Publication
Authors: Alex Ergo, Daniel Crapper, Dr. Han Win Htat and Dr. Phyo Myat Aung
Published: September 2018

Resource Description: This is the sixth in a series of briefs examining practical considerations in the design and implementation of a strategic purchasing pilot project among private general practitioners (GPs) in Myanmar. This pilot aims to contribute to the broader health financing agenda by developing the important functions of, and providing valuable lessons around contracting health providers for strategic health purchasing. More specifically, the pilot is introducing a blended payment system that mixes capitation payments and performance-based incentives to reduce households’ out-of-pocket spending and incentivize providers to deliver an essential package of primary care services.

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