Catastrophic Health Expenditure Analysis in Georgia
On October 26, 2011 the researcher of the Curatio International Foundation Natia Rukhadze presented the findings of Catastrophic Health Expenditure Analysis in Georgia at the “Seminar on Health Financing Reforms in Georgia” held in MoLHSA.
The study was funded by the World Health Organization (WHO) and uses the data from nationally representative Integrated Household Survey (HIS) conducted by National Statistical Office (GEOSTAT) on an annual basis; Study looked at trends in household catastrophic health spending during 2006-2010 among different population groups. The purpose of the study was to look at population level impact of the Government’s health financing reforms initiated in 2006/07 and aimed at providing state subsidized health insurance to extremely poor.
See the full report of the study.