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A Digital Platform to Manage Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenses

By Pamela Riley | Original Post Found on Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)  Patients in developing countries spent $148 billion in out-of-pocket health care expenses in 2015. The Sustainable Development Goal for health envisions universal coverage for “essential health services,” and there’s no doubt that efforts made to achieve this goal will reduce the burden of out-of-pocket […]

Digital Financial Services in Health 2012-2017: Lessons from Literature and Expert Interviews

Resource Type: Brief Authors: Health Finance and Governance Project Published: September 2017 Resource Description: The Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project has promoted the use of digital financial services (DFS) in health for the past five years. HFG knowledge management activities include publishing case studies, participating in DFS workshops, interviewing service providers, conducting literature reviews, and conducting field […]

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