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It is difficult to justify subsidizing interventions that are known to be ineffective (although such interventions are regularly subsidized throughout the world). 1 While there will always be a role for innovation and testing of new ideas and strategies, the bulk of health sector interventions should be evidence based. Figure 3-1 is intended to help guide policymakers in determining whether subsidies are justified and in identifying which type of subsidy is most appropriate to address a given health sector problem.
Target beneficiaries need to correspond to the aims of the subsidy scheme (table 5-1). Designing a Voucher Scheme | 49 Figure 5-1. Designing Recipient Policies Think about who should receive vouchers. Was improving health a priority? Yes Establish eligibility criteria that include those who will most benefit from the intervention and exclude those who won't benefit. No Was targeting the poor a priority? Yes Establish eligibility criteria that include the poor or exclude the nonpoor. Yes Establish the geographic limits to eligibility.
Yes Is it difficult to identify the target group at the health facility? Yes Subsidize social security/health insurance contributions. Subsidies may not be justified. No Yes Yes Is it feasible to identify the target population? Is the aim to increase equity in health outcomes? No Yes Is independent confirmation of services provided feasible? No Yes Introduce a provider subsidy claim scheme. No No Is it possible to identify the target group at the health facility? No No Yes Subsidize using a voucher scheme.
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