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Table 5 Reasons for low enrolment*

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

  Key informants Exit Interviews Total
  National and district level Scheme and Hospitals Patients (Ishaka) Patients (SHU)  
Members not deciding on the benefit package 1 - 14 - 15
Lack of information and poor understanding of CHI scheme 1 2 5 2 10
Incapability to raise the contributions (premium) - 2 4 3 9
Lack of accountability by the scheme managers 5 - - - 5
Requirement of teaming up with other people - - 2 2 4
Lack of trust in local financial systems   1 1 2 4
Lack of a policy frame-work for CHI 4 - - - 4
Abolition of user-fees 2 - - - 2
Communities used to free things   2 - - 2
  1. *Only when directly mentioned as reason for low enrolment