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Table 1 Features and trends of the Ishaka and SHU schemes

From: Low enrolment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance Schemes: underlying causes and policy implications

  Ishaka SHU
Type Provider-driven Community-run
Premium per annum per person (US$) 8 2
Co-payment OPD (US$) 0.5 Varies per sub-scheme
IPD (US$) 2.5  
Benefit package Inpatient and outpatient care at Ishaka hospital In-patient and out patient care at Kiwoko hospital
Exclusions Chronic diseases, dental and optic care Chronic conditions
Yearly coverage*   
2002 1163 (2%) 824 (<1%)
2003 1339 (3%) 1593 (3%)
2004 1106 (2%) 2156 (4%)
2005 970 (2%) 2840 (6%)
  1. * The percentages in the table reflect the CHI coverage of the population living in the hospital catchment area.