Rwanda hikes premiums in health insurance overhaul

Vogel, Lauren
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE973
Academic Journal
The article discusses the plan in Rwanda to retool its health care system, in which health insurance premiums will be increased. It states that under the scheme, premiums will range from 3000-7000 Rwandan franc (RWF) each person. Rwanda's Minister of Health Agnes Binagwaho comments that the old scheme was not intended to be permanent.


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