Skip to:

Health policy

Recent Scholarly Publications

Records 11 / 11

The Cost of Disability in China

February 2014

AbstractWe describe the degree to which household income is negatively associated with the prevalence of different types of disability (i.e.

Survey using Incognito Standardized Patients Shows Poor Quality Care in China’s Rural Clinics

February 2014

Over the past decade, China has implemented reforms designed to expand access to health care in rural areas. Little objective evidence exists, however, on the quality of that care.

Meeting the Health-care Needs of the Rural Elderly: The Unique Role of Village Doctors

December 2013

266- Ordeal Mechanisms and Information in the Promotion of Health Goods in Developing Countries: Evidence From Rural China

October 2013

The cost-effectiveness of policies that provide subsidized health goods is often compromised by the fact that many individuals do not use the goods that are provided to them.

Do You Get What You Pay For with School-Based Health Programs? Evidence from a Child Nutrition Experiment in Rural China

August 2013

Effectiveness of provider incentives for anemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomised trial

July 2012

Background: To study how misaligned supply-side incentives impede health programs in developing countries, we tested the impact of performance pay for anemia reduction in rural China.

China’s New Cooperative Medical Scheme Improved Finances of Township Health Centers but Not the Number of Patients Served

May 2012

China’s New Cooperative Medical Scheme, launched in 2003, was designed to protect rural households from the financial risk posed by health care costs and to increase the use of health care services...

Alarmingly High Anemia Prevalence in Western China

December 2011

Despite rapid growth in China, it is unclear whether the poor have benefited in terms of nutrition.

Anemia among Students of Rural China's Elementary Schools: Prevalence and Correlates in Ningxia and Qinghai's Poor Counties

October 2011

Although the past few decades have seen incomes rise and increased government commitment to helping the poor, there is concern that a large fraction of children in rural China still lack regular...

New Evidence on the Impact of China’s New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme and its Implications for Rural Primary Healthcare: Multivariate Difference-in-difference Analysis

October 2010

Objectives: To determine whether China's New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme (NCMS), which aims to provide health insurance to 800 million rural citizens and to correct distortions in rural...

Health Insurance and Catastrophic Illness: A Report on the New Cooperative Medical System in Rural China

July 2009

The overall goal of the paper is to understand the progress of the design and implementation of China’s New Cooperative Medical System (NCMS) program between 2004 (the second year of the program)...

People

Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Hongmei Yi Program Manager, REAP-China