Human Development

Impact Evaluation of a Public Health Insurance Plan in India: Post Health Event Survey Pilot

  • Blog Post Date01 September, 2015
  • Print Page
Author Image

Anup Malani

University of Chicago

amalani@uchicago.edu

Author Image

Alessandra Voena

University of Chicago

avoena@uchicago.edu

This project pilots a Post Health Event Survey (PHES). The PHES is a potentially more efficient survey strategy than conducting one annual survey of all households. The PHES pilot was conducted in two stages. First, a random sample of households is called to ascertain if the household experienced a serious health event in the last two months. If so, the household receives an in-person survey which collects information about whether the households sought treatment and how the household coped with associated financial costs. The researchers also conducted phone-only surveys for a small subsample to ascertain whether responses differ when the survey is in-person.

Read More

No comments yet
Join the conversation
Captcha Captcha Reload

Comments will be held for moderation. Your contact information will not be made public.

Related content

Sign up to our newsletter