ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Health Insurance for Informal Sector

This pilot study explores the availability of health insurance coverage for the poor and especially women, their needs and expectations of a health insurance system, and the likely constraints in extending current health insurance benefits to workers in the informal sector. The ESIS has substantial scope for improvement of its services, particularly better utilisation of its facilities. The survey shows that the poor prefer public sector management of health care facilities.

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