Health financing for universal coverage

Evaluación institucional del sistema de financiamiento de salud nicaragüense y propuestas para mejorar y fortalecerlo: una trayectoria hacia la cobertura universal

Institutional evaluation of the health Financing system of Nicaragua and suggestions to improve and strengthen: A way towards universal coverage (in Spanish)

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Authors:
Mathauer I, Cavagnero E, Vivas G, Carrin G, Gomez A

This report provides a detailed analysis of the problems of the Nicaraguan health financing system. It assesses its performance by means of health financing performance indicators. It also analyses the system's institutional design and organizational practice, and how these affect health financing performance. Finally, the report discusses and suggests policy options and changes in institutional design and organizational practice to improve the performance of the health financing system and to move towards universal coverage.